University of the Philippines System

country rank  4
world rank  2364

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University Overview

Founded in 1908, University of the Philippines System is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Quezon City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, University of the Philippines System (UP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. University of the Philippines System (UP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Philippine higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UP
Founded 1908
Motto Honor and Excellence
Colours Maroon and forest green

University Location

Address Main Adm. Bldg: UPD, Quezon Hall
Quezon City
1101 National Capital Region
Philippines
Tel +63 (2) 981 8500
Fax +63 (2) 338 1534

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Quezon Hall, UP Diliman
Quezon City 1101


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Philippines System's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • UAAP


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021