University of the Visayas

University of the Visayas Ranking

country rank: 124
world rank: 10113

University Overview

The University of the Visayas  ranking was founded in 1919 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Cebu City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), Central Visayas. This school also has a Banilad branch campus. University of the Visayas ranking (UV) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Philippine higher education school that is officially accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. University of Visayas provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 101-year-old Philippine school of higher learning maintains a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 60-70 percent, this Philippine higher education school is considered selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UV also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

University of the Visayas Ranking

University Identity

Name University of the Visayas
Acronym UV
Founded 1919
Motto Amor, Servitium, Humanitas Love, Leadership and Service to Humanity
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address D. Jakosalem Corner Colon Street Cebu City 6000 Central Visayas Philippines
Tel +63 (32) 255 6173
Fax +63 (32) 121 1391
Other locations Banilad

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 6000 (32) 255-6173

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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


Memberships and Affiliations

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