Type: State University
Entrance exam: Required (UPCAT)
Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian
Term structure: Semester
School year: starts in August
This school is included under the "Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education" law that passed in 2017.
The law covers students enrolled in State and Local universities/colleges in Bachelors and Certificate programs.
Under the Law students in accredited State and Local universities/colleges will not pay any tuition fees or misc fee.
The Law covers only first time students (students who don't already have a college degree).
However, the full implementation of this law is not clear yet.
₱ 30,000-40,000 per year
₱ 8,000-20,000 per year
Centers of 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.
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Address: University of the Philippines Mindanao, University of the Philippines, Mintal, Tugbok District, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur
Scholarships at UP Mindanao
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 are listed in the Chancellor’s List of Scholars.
2. College Scholarship
Any undergraduate or graduate student who, not being classed as University scholar, obtains at end of the semester a weighted average of 1. 75 or better, or 1.5 or better, respectively, is given this honorific scholarship. College Scholars are listed in the Dean’s List of Scholars.
In addition to the general weighted average prescribed, a student:
1. 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);
2. Must be up-to-date with all the non-academic requirements;
3. Must have no grade below 3 in any academic or nonacademic subject. Honorific scholarships do not entitle the holders to any tuition fee waiver, either partial or full.