University of Santo Tomas

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

Tuition fees:

Bachelor's degree ₱ 80,000-120,000 per year

Courses offered at University of Santo Tomas:

Rankings:

Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Metro Manila 5 out of 46 schools view
Rank in Philippines 8 out of 259 schools view

Centers of Excellence and Development:

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
Nurses Licensure Exam 100%
Excellent
1 of 382
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 98%
Excellent
12 of 1003
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 98%
Excellent
11 of 143
Physician Licensure Exam 98%
Excellent
5 of 36
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 96%
Excellent
18 of 148
Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Exam 96%
Excellent
5 of 31
Medical Technology Board Exam 95%
Excellent
22 of 88
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 95%
Excellent
3 of 55
CPA Licensure Exam 95%
Excellent
2 of 332
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 94%
Excellent
23 of 1119
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 92%
Excellent
3 of 46
Architect Licensure Exam 89%
Very Good
7 of 71
Librarian Licensure Examination 87%
Very Good
6 of 42
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 85%
Very Good
4 of 139
Guidance Counselor Licensure Exam 85%
Very Good
7 of 41
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 84%
Very Good
9 of 195
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 82%
Very Good
27 of 125
Occupational Therapist Licensure Exam 80%
Very Good
4 of 9
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 79%
Very Good
19 of 286
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 73%
Very Good
13 of 164
Psychologist Licensure Exam 73%
Average
2 of 4
Chemistry Licensure Exam 68%
Above Average
10 of 33
Chemical Engineer Licensure Exam 68%
Above Average
14 of 32
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 67%
Very Good
6 of 104
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 61%
Very Good
11 of 153
Interior Design Licensure Exam 61%
Above Average
8 of 19
Environmental Planner Licensure Exam 59%
Above Average
17 of 43


Location

Address:
University of Santo Tomas
Espana Blvd., Sampaloc, Manila, 1008 Metro Manila



Dorms at University of Santo Tomas:

There are plenty of dormitories, boarding houses, and apartments within the vicinity of UST. Students particularly find renting a place near the university quite practical. Since classes normally get suspended due to floods, Thomasians find it a treat to be able to go home immediately upon learning that classes have been cancelled. Developers are presently capitalizing on having townhouses and condominiums near UST because they know that the school remains to be a top choice among those who want to have affordable and good quality education. Some of the establishments near UST are the España Grand Residences, University Tower 2, Crown Tower University Belt, etcetera.

Scholarships at University of Santo Tomas:

1. ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP (Santo Tomas)

General Qualifications

• Must be a Valedictorian/Salutatorian graduate.
• Must pass the UST Entrance Test (for freshmen)
• Must rank #1 from the Dean's list per year level

Requirements: Qualified high school valedictorians and salutatorians must submit the following requirements to the Office for Student Affairs (OSA);

• Accomplished and signed application form (to be secured from OSA);
• Photocopy/Print-out of the UST Entrance Test result (for freshmen only);
• Photocopy of Confirmation of Enrollment Slip;
• Baptismal Certificate (if applicable);
• Photocopy of Form 137/138 (HS Report Card);
• Certification from the school that the student graduated Valedictorian/Salutatorian (Original and with school's dry seal);
• Certification of Good Moral Character;
• Photocopy of UST Registration Form (if enrolled);
• Certification that the student ranks number 1, from the Dean's Office;
• 1 copy of 2" x 2" colored ID Picture;

Benefits

• For Valedictorians
- 100% defrayal of the total fees.
- Learning Materials allowance for the 1st semester of the first year only

• For Salutatorians
- 50% defrayal of the total fees.

• For Dean's Lister #1
- 100% defrayal of tuition fees.

2. SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE GIFTED (Santo Domingo de Guzman)

For Music: Interested applicants may inquire and apply at the Conservatory of Music.

For Athletes: Interested applicants may inquire and apply at the Institute of Physical Education & Athletics (IPEA).

3. STUDENT ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIP (San Lorenzo Ruiz)

General Qualifications

• Must be a Filipino citizen.
• Must pass the UST Entrance Test.
• Average grade not less than 2.50 (previous semester for higher years) and 80% (for freshmen);
• No failing grades incurred in all semesters (for higher years)
• Belongs to a family whose gross income does not exceed Php 300,000.00

Requirements: The applicant must submit the following to the Office for Student Affairs (OSA):

• Accomplished and signed application form (to be secured from OSA);
• Photocopy/Print-out of the UST Entrance Test result (for freshmen only)
• Photocopy of Form 138/137 (for freshmen);
• Photocopy of Transcript of Records (for higher years);
• Photocopy of UST Registration form;
• Parent's/Guardian's Letter of Consent;
• Photocopy of Baptismal Certificate;
• Photocopy of the latest ITR/ Certification of non-filing of ITR from the BIR with attached affidavit /Proof of income of Parents (Contracts for OFW/pay slips);
• Recommendation Letter from the Parish Priest;
• Barangay Clearance (sketch of residence at the back);
• 2 copies of 2" x 2" colored ID Pictures

Benefits

• 100% defrayal of the total fees and monthly stipend

Procedure for Application

• Submit the accomplished and signed application form together with the complete requirements on the scheduled date, announced by the Office for Student Affairs;
• Undergo series of interviews as scheduled.

4. EQUITY SCHOLARSHIP (San Martin De Porres)

General Qualifications

• Must be a Filipino Citizen;
• Must pass the UST Entrance Test (for freshmen);
• Average grade of not less than 85% (for freshmen);
• Average grade of not less than 2.25 (for the previoues semester - for higher years);
• No failing grades incurred (for higher years);
• Belongs to a family whose gross annual income does not exceed Php. 300,000.00.

Requirements: The applicant must submit the following to the Office for Student Affairs (OSA)

• Accomplished and signed application form (to be secured from OSA);
• Photocopy/Print-out of the UST Entrance Test result (for freshmen only)
• Photocopy of UST Registration Form (if enrolled);
• Photocopy of Grades;
- Form 138 or 137 (HS Card) (for freshmen only)
- Temporary Transcript (for Higher years w/ 2.25 General Average)
• Certification of Good Moral Character;
- Issued by the Dean/ Office for the Students Affairs (for higher years)
- Issued by the Principal or Guidance Counselor (for Freshmen)
• Baptismal Certificate (if applicable);
• Parents Proof of Income;
- Photocopy of latest Income Tax Return of both Parents
- Certification of Non-Filling from BIR with Affidavit indicating the estimated source of annual income.
- Photocopy of Proof of Income/Pay Slip/Contract (for OFW)
• Barangay Clearance (at the back of the paper, draw a map - from the main road of your Barangay, going to your house).

Procedure for Application

• Submit the accomplished and signed application form together with the complete requirements on the scheduled date, announced by the Office for Student Affairs
• Undergo series of interviews as scheduled.

• • The scholarship committee shall decide on who recieves the scholarship
Benefits

• Sta. Rosa de Lima Fund
-50% defrayal of tuition
• San Juan Macias Fund
-50% defrayal of tuition
• San Martin-External Scholarships
-Benefits and requirements are based on the Memorandum of Agreement of the corresponding foundation or benefactor.

5. External benefactors

• Metrobank Foundation Inc. (Boysen and Flour)
• Rebisco Foundation, Inc.
• Equitable Foundation, Inc.
• Daewoong Pharmaceutical Philippines
• Megaworld Foundation, Inc.
• Century Pacific Group
• Aboitiz Equity Ventures
• PJ Lhuilier, Foundation Inc.
• Petron Corporation
• Merck Inc. Philippines
• Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
• Department of Science and Technology
• Commission on Higher Education
• Security Bank,
• SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.
• AMV College of Accountancy Foundation Inc.
• College of Education Alumni Association
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