Southwestern University

Cebu City, Cebu
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Tuition fees
Bachelor's degree ₱ 36,000-54,000 per year
Type of school: Private University
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Gender admission: Men & Women
Total enrollment (AY 2013/14): 8,700 students
Website: www.swu.edu.ph

Courses offered at Southwestern University:

Rankings:

Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Cebu 10 out of 11 schools view
Rank in Central Visayas 15 out of 17 schools view
Rank in Philippines 177 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
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 100%
Excellent
1 of 20
Optometrist Licensure Exam 98%
Excellent
2 of 7
Medical Technology Board Exam 90%
Excellent
33 of 88
Social Workers Licensure Exam 87%
Very Good
32 of 78
OIC of a Navigational Watch Licensure Exam 82%
Very Good
3 of 69
Physician Licensure Exam 78%
Below Average
28 of 36
Nurses Licensure Exam 66%
Below Average
241 of 382
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 62%
Average
11 of 23
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 58%
Above Average
481 of 1119
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 55%
Below Average
34 of 55
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 53%
Below Average
33 of 46
Officer-In-Charge of an Engineering Watch Licensure Exam 50%
Below Average
29 of 37
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 49%
Below Average
161 of 286
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 48%
Below Average
631 of 1003
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 42%
Below Average
104 of 164
Veterinarian Licensure Exam 40%
Below Average
12 of 20
Criminologists Licensure Exam 38%
Below Average
282 of 405


Location

Address:
Southwestern University
Villa Aznar, Urgello St., Cebu City 6000, Cebu



Scholarships at Southwestern University:

A. Academic Scholarship Program

1. University scholarship

Priviliges:

• 100% discount on tuition fees

Requirements:

• must have an average grade of 1.3 or higher with no grade lower than 1.9 in all academic subjects and must carry the regular load per semester.

2. College Scholarship

Priviliges:

• 50% discount on tuition fees

Requirements:

• must have an average grade of 1.3 or higher with no grade lower than 1.9 in all academic subjects and must carry the regular load per semester.


3. Scholarship for Academic Honors

• Valedictorian
• Salutatorian
• 1st Honorable Mention
• 2nd Honorable Mention
• 3rd Honorable Mention

Priviliges:

• 100% discount on tuition fees
• 75% discount on tuition fees
• 60% discount on tuition fees
• 55% discount on tuition fees
• 50% discount on tuition fees

Requirements:

• Report Card
• Certification for honors received signed by the Principal

B. Non-Academic Scholarship Program

1. Cultural

The athletic scholarship is awarded to those applicants in any sports event available in the university upon passing the necessary try out to be undertaken by the coach and other requirements set by the Athletic Director. Applicants must see the Athletic Director and the coach for the necessary tryout. Acceptance to this scholarship depends upon the skills displayed during tryout and the availability of slots in any event.

Priviliges and Requirements: c/o Office of the Performing Arts (OPAC)

2. Athletic / Varsity

All government mandated scholarships are fully implemented by the university. The university also honors all other kinds of scholarships offered by the government to qualified students. The students are advised to refer either to CHED Regional Office or the Students Affairs Office for full details of these scholarships.

Priviliges and Requirements: c/o Athletic committee

3. Working Student

The scholarship for working students is given to those poor but deserving students. The applicants must pass the interview and the written exam. The number of applicants to be accepted depends upon the number of positions to be filled up.

The ranking system result of the exam and the interview shall be used in the selection of applicants. Applicants must pass their application and the requirements right after the end of the school year to the Head-In-charge of Working Scholars.

Priviliges and Requirements: c/o Human Resource Mgnt. Development (HRMD)

C. Government Scholarship

Outside / Sponsored Scholarships

1.Cebu City Mayor Tomas R. Osmeña

Priviliges: c/o Mayor Osmeña
Requirements: c/o Human Resource Mgnt. Development (HRMD)

2. Sambag 2, Cebu City Brgy. Captain Jerry L. Guardo

Priviliges: c/o Brgy. Captain Guardo
Requirements: c/o Brgy. Captain Guardo

3. Tabango, Leyte Mayor Bernard Remandaman

Priviliges: c/o Mayor Remandaman
Requirements: c/o Mayor Remandaman

4. CHED Scholars

Priviliges: c/o Student Affairs Office (SAO)
Requirements: c/o Student Affairs Office (SAO)

5. CHED Scholars

Priviliges: c/o Department of Science & Technology
Requirements: Department of Science & Technology

6.Doña Modesta Gaisano Foundation

Priviliges: c/o foundation
Requirements: c/o foundation

7.Edgar Cokaliong Foundation

Priviliges: c/o foundation

Requirements: c/o foundation

8.Dacanay / Amor Foundation

Priviliges: c/o foundation
Requirements: c/o foundation

9.LEXMARK

Priviliges: c/o foundation
Requirements: c/o foundation

10.Congressional Migrant Workers

Priviliges: c/o OWWA Regional Office
Requirements: c/o OWWA Regional Office
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