Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Manila, Metro Manila
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Type of school: State University
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Gender admission: Men & Women
Website: www.pup.edu.ph

Tuition fees:

Bachelor's degree ₱ 2,000-4,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 7,200-14,500 per year

Courses offered at PUP Manila:


Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Metro Manila 13 out of 46 schools view
Rank in Philippines 36 out of 259 schools view

Board exams performance:

Displaying the passing rates of First Timers only (does not include people who took the exam for the 2nd or 3rd time).
Based on the results of past 4 exams of each board exam.
Exam Passing Rates
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 95%
14 of 1016 schools
Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Exam 89%
Very Good
9 of 34 schools
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 88%
Very Good
37 of 152 schools
Librarian Licensure Examination 86%
Very Good
14 of 49 schools
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 83%
Very Good
53 of 145 schools
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 82%
Very Good
30 of 150 schools
Architect Licensure Exam 80%
Very Good
20 of 73 schools
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 79%
Above Average
36 of 127 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 77%
Very Good
110 of 1167 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 73%
Very Good
22 of 203 schools
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 70%
Very Good
11 of 185 schools
Interior Design Licensure Exam 69%
Above Average
4 of 18 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 65%
54 of 352 schools
Environmental Planner Licensure Exam 63%
Above Average
15 of 43 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 61%
Above Average
34 of 164 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 58%
Above Average
100 of 286 schools
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 56%
14 of 112 schools
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 46%
Above Average
32 of 157 schools
Chemistry Licensure Exam 40%
Below Average
26 of 34 schools
Psychologist Licensure Exam 14%
5 of 5 schools


Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Anonas Street, Sta. Mesa Manila, 1008 Metro Manila

Scholarships at PUP Manila:

I. Entrance Scholarship

Description of Service

1. Academic Scholarships – Valedictorian, Salutatorian, First Honorable Mention

2. Non-Academic Scholars – Campus Journalist, President of High School Supreme Student Council, Achiever/Awardee, Outstanding Artist, Outstanding Athlete


Entrance Fee: Php 500.00
Bank Service Charge: Php 25.00
Total Processing Time: 5-7 Days

General Requirements:

1. Certification from the School Principal/Head (with dry seal)
2. Certification of Good Moral Character (with dry seal)
3. Certified True Copy of Birth Certificate authenticated by National Statistics Office (NSO)
4. High School Card (Form 138)
5. Commencement Exercises Program with the List of Graduates
6. ITR of parent or guardian or Certification of Non-Payment of IT from Barangay
7. 4 pieces of Passport – size photo with nameplate

Qualifications for Academic Scholarship: Valedictorian, Salutatorian, First Honorable Mention

General Requirements

• Graduating high school students of the current school year
• High school graduates who have not enrolled in any technical/diploma/degree program immediately after high school graduation
• A Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) passer, eligible for admission to college with an average rating of 82 or higher in it's five subject areas: Mathematics, Communication Arts (English), Science, Communication Arts (Filipino), and Araling Panlipunan
• An Alternative Learning System Accreditation & Equivalency (ALS A & E) Test for Secondary Level passer, eligible for admission to college and has 100 or higher Standard Score (SS) and an essay writing proficiency level of 2 or higher

Qualifications for Non-Academic Scholarships: President of High School Supreme Student Council, Achiever/Awardee

General Requirements

• Achiever/Awardee – in addition to the General Requirements, present proof of evidences for award/s won in citywide, provincial, regional, national or international co–curricular competition in an individual or team event

Qualifications for Non-Academic Scholarships: Campus Journalist, Outstanding Artist

1. Present General Requirements

2. Additional Requirements for the:

2.1 Outstanding Artists

A) Submit a Portfolio (commendable works and achievements in the field of Culture and the Arts in school, community and/or nationwide particularly in:

• Dance
• Music
• Theater
• Modeling
• Visual Arts

B) Must present pertinent documents to support the veracity of the body of his/her works and achievements

2.2 Campus Journalists and Creative Media Artists

A) Must possess skills on the following areas:

• News/Feature writing
• Scriptwriting
• Lay–outing
• Proof reading
• Graphic design
• Web design
• Photography
• Videography
• Photo/Video editing
• Directing

B) High School Average of 82 and above in both English and Filipino subjects
C) Must be an Editorial Board member of the school last attended
D) Certification from the School Paper Adviser
E) Portfolio of articles and photos published in the School Paper or in the Regional/National publications

3. Must pass the interview/screening audition/editorial examinations set by the offices concerned: the University Center for Culture and the Arts (UCCA) or the Communication Management Office

Qualifications for Non-Academic Scholarship–Outstanding Athlete

1. Present General Requirements

2. Additional Requirements for the:

Outstanding Athlete
A) Medical Certificate
B) School Athletic Certification
C) Submit a Portfolio (commendable works and achievements in the field of Sports particularly, participation in local, national or international sports events)

• Sports Competition
• Certificate of Recognition/Awards received in Sports Competition
• Documentation (Pictures)

D) Must present pertinent documents to support the veracity of the body of his/her works and achievements (compiled in long, blue clear book)

3. Must pass the interview/screening audition set by the College of Human Kinetics

II. Resident Scholarship

Description of Service:

1. President’s Lister/University Scholar

• weighted average of at least 1.50
• FULL tuition fee discount.

2. Dean’s Lister/College Scholar

• weighted average of at least 1.75.
• PARTIAL tuition fee discount.

Fees : Not Applicable
Total Processing Time: 3-4 Hours

How to avail the service

No grade lower than 2.50 in any subject, a residence of at least one semester in the University, carry the normal loads prescribed by the respective curricula, of good moral character, and has not been subjected to any disciplinary action by the University.
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