University of Zamboanga

country rank  143
world rank  11288

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University Overview

Established in 1968, Universidad de Zamboanga (University of Zamboanga) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Zamboanga City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Zamboanga Peninsula. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Universidad de Zamboanga (UZ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Zamboanga (UZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution.

University Identity

Name University of Zamboanga
Acronym UZ
Founded 1968
Motto Las Educación es Libertad
Education is Freedom
Colours Green

University Location

Address a.e Quadrangle, J.S. Alano ST
Zamboanga City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
7000 Zamboanga Peninsula
T +63 (62) 991 1135
F +63
Other locations Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office A.E Quadrangle,City campus
Zamboanga City 7000
+63 991-1135

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Zamboanga's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020