University of the Philippines Visayas

Iloilo City, Iloilo
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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 ₱ 30,000-40,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 7,000-15,000 per year

Courses offered at UP Visayas:


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Iloilo 1st out of 8 schools view
Rank in Western Visayas 1st out of 19 schools view
Rank in Philippines 5th 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
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 100%
1 of 1105 schools
Medical Technology Board Exam 100%
1 of 100 schools
Fisheries Technologist Licensure Exam 96%
1 of 57 schools
Guidance Counselor Licensure Exam 93%
3 of 41 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 90%
5 of 286 schools
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 83%
Very Good
6 of 185 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 76%
Very Good
30 of 352 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 72%
Very Good
14 of 164 schools
Chemical Engineer Licensure Exam 72%
Above Average
8 of 33 schools
Chemistry Licensure Exam 58%
17 of 34 schools


University of the Philippines Visayas
University of the Philippines, 5023 Miagao, Iloilo, Philippines

Scholarships at UP Visayas:

Honorific Scholarships

1. University Scholarship

Any undergraduate or graduate student who obtains at the end of the semester a weighted average of 1.45 or better, or 1.25 or better, respectively, is given this honorific scholarship. University scholars arc listed in the President's List of Scholars.

2. College Scholarship

Any undergraduate or graduate student who, not being classed as University scholar, obtains at the end of the semester a weighted average of 1.75 or better, or 1.50 or better, respectively, is given this honorific scholarship. College scholars are listed in the Dean's List of Scholars.

Additional Requirements for Honorific Scholarships

In addition to the general weighted average prescribed, a student must have taken during the previous semester at least 15 units of academic credit or the normal load prescribed (in the case of graduate students, not less than 8 units); must be up–to–date with all the non–academic requirements (PE and ROTC); and must have no grade below 3 in any academic or non–academic subject.

Grades of Inc. Must be completed by the end of the semester. (The end of the first semester is the day before the advanced registration of the next semester. The end of the second semester is commencement day).

The effectivity of the scholarship is the end of the semester concerned.

Honorific scholarships do not entitle the holders to any tuition fee waiver, either partial or full.