University of Santo Tomas

University of Santo Tomas Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 1964

University Overview

The University of Santo Tomas ranking, founded in 1611, is a non-profit private higher-education school in the National Capital Region’s metropolitan environment of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). University of Santo Tomas ranking (UST) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution officially connected with the Christian-Catholic faith, as recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 409-year-old Philippine higher-education institution offers a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. UST acceptance rate is 80-90 percent and this Philippine higher education school is considered one of the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at UST have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University of Santo Tomas Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Santo Tomas
Acronym UST
Founded 1611
Motto Veritas in Caritate Truth in Charity
Colours Yellow gold, black and white

University Location

Address España Street, Sampaloc Manila 1015 National Capital Region Philippines
Tel +63 (2) 731 3101
Fax +63 (2) 732 7486

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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 80-90%
Admission Office UST Tan Yan Kee Bldg., Dapitan Street Sampaloc 1008

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) International Council of Universities of Saint Thomas Aquinas (ICUSTA) Conférence Mondiale des Institutions Universitaires Catholiques de Philosophie (COMIUCAP) Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU) International Association of Universities (IAU) Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) International Committee for University Museums and Collections (UMAC) Association of Catholic Universities of the Philippines (ACUP) Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) Network of Dominican Schools, Colleges and Universities (DOMNET) Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU)

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