University of the Philippines Manila

Manila, Metro Manila
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>Type: State University
>Term structure: Semester (2 terms per year)
>School year: starts in August
>Entrance exam: Required (UPCAT)
>Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian

Tuition fees

Included in the Free Tuition Law info
Bachelor's degree ₱ 40,000-50,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 8,900-33,000 per year
Doctorate degree ₱ 42,000-52,000 per entire program

Courses offered at UP Manila


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Metro Manila 2nd out of 47 schools view
Rank in Philippines 3rd out of 272 schools view

Centers of Excellence / Development

Board exams performance

Displaying the passing rates of First Time Examinees only.
Based on the results of the past 4 exams of each board exam.
Exam Passing Rates
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 100%
1 of 1172 schools
Nurses Licensure Exam 100%
1 of 342 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 100%
1 of 149 schools
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 100%
1 of 79 schools
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 100%
1 of 26 schools
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 100%
1 of 23 schools
Physician Licensure Exam 98%
4 of 37 schools
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 98%
2 of 58 schools
Occupational Therapist Licensure Exam 97%
1 of 10 schools
Medical Technology Board Exam 95%
25 of 103 schools
Chemistry Licensure Exam 93%
3 of 34 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 86%
7 of 254 schools


University of the Philippines Manila
Taft Avenue, National Capital Region, Manila 1000, Philippines

Scholarships at UP Manila

Most colleges in the UP System offer scholarship opportunities in different programs—from the arts to the sciences. Some of the scholarships available throughout the UP System are the Oblation scholarship for the top fifty (50) passers of the UPCAT, the UP Government Scholarship, the Presidential Scholarship Grant, the Leadership Grant and various private grants, all administered through the Office of Scholarships and Student Services (OSSS).
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