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:

Rank in Cebu 10 view
Rank in Central Visayas 15 view
Rank in Philippines 177 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 Rate
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 50%
Below Average
34 of 53
Medical Technology Board Exam 90%
Excellent
33 of 88
Nurses Licensure Exam 57%
Below Average
274 of 405
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 56%
Average
521 of 1088
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 48%
Below Average
171 of 291
Physician Licensure Exam 78%
Below Average
28 of 36
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 39%
Poor
37 of 43
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 57%
Average
11 of 23
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 44%
Below Average
694 of 984
Optometrist Licensure Exam 97%
Excellent
5 of 8
OIC of a Navigational Watch Licensure Exam 82%
Very Good
3 of 69
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 42%
Below Average
112 of 178
Veterinarian Licensure Exam 40%
Below Average
12 of 20
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 100%
Excellent
1 of 19
Social Workers Licensure Exam 87%
Very Good
32 of 78
Criminologists Licensure Exam 38%
Below Average
282 of 405
Officer-In-Charge of an Engineering Watch Licensure Exam 50%
Below Average
29 of 37


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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