University of the Philippines Cebu

Cebu City, Cebu
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Type of school: State University
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian

Tuition fees:

Tuition depends on the family's annual income
Bachelor's degree ₱ 40,000-50,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 6,100-24,000 per year

Courses offered at UP Cebu:

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
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 92%
4 of 185 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 80%
Very Good
13 of 254 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 76%
Very Good
116 of 1172 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 70%
Very Good
13 of 149 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 28%
Below Average
837 of 1012 schools


University of the Philippines Cebu
Gorordo Avenue,Lahug 6000 Cebu City

Scholarships at UP Cebu:

The STFAP (Socialized Tuition & Financial Assistance Program) or “Iskolar ng Bayan” program has four components, namely:

1.Socialized tuition

- grants free tuition, miscellaneous and laboratory fees and/or tuition
Discounts to financially needy students as determined by the University.


- grants subsidies for living, book, lodging and transportation based on both financial need as determined by the University and academic performance (the higher the grades, the higher the subsidies).

3.Student Assistantship

- gives students the opportunity to finance partially their educational
Expenses by working for the University as student assistants.

4.Subsidized Education

– afforded to every UP student regardless of his/her capacity to pay
And financial need, tuition and other fees paid to UP being much less than the direct cost of education in the University.