Western Philippines University

Western Philippines University Ranking

country rank: 122
world rank: 10102

University Overview

Western Philippines University ranking, founded in 1910, is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the rural setting of Aborlan, Mimaropa (population range of 10,000-49,999 people). There are additional branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Puerto Princesa City, Quezon, El Nido, Culion, and Busuanga are among the cities in the Philippines. Western Philippines University ranking (WPU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education school that is officially accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. Western Philippines University (WPU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 110-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 90-100 percent, this Philippine higher education school is considered one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. WPU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Western Philippines University Ranking

University Identity

Name Western Philippines University
Acronym WPU
Founded 1910
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address San Juan Aborlan 5301 Mimaropa Philippines
Tel +63 (48) 723 0072
Fax +63 (48) 433 4367
Other locations Puerto Princesa City, Quezon, El Nido, Culion, Busuanga

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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 90-100%
Admission Office San Juan Aborlan 5301 (48) 723 0072

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

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

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