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Western Philippines University - Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Mimaropa


  • Type: State University

  • Entrance exam: Required

  • Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian

  • Term structure: Semester

  • School year: starts in June

Tuition Fees

Included in the Free Tuition Law

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.

Bachelor's degree:


Master's degree:

₱ 7,800-10,000 per year

Courses Offered


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking

Rank in Palawan 2nd out of 4 schools View
Rank in Mimaropa 4th out of 7 schools View
Rank in Philippines 166 out of 273 schools View

Centers of Excellence

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


Address: Western Philippines University - Puerto Princesa, Barangay San Jose, Barangay San Pedro, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Scholarships at WPU Puerto Princesa

A. University Funded

1. Brgy. Educational Assistance

2. SK Educational Assistance

3. Entrance Scholarship

4. Varsity Scholarship

5. Clean and Green Scholarship

6. ASHS Scholarship

7. Performing Arts Educational Assistanship

8. Library Scholarship

9. Children of WPU Faculty and Staff

10. SBG Scholarship

11. ROTC Scholarship

12. AFP (PD577) Scholarship

13. PNP Scholarship

14. Academic Scholarship

15. University

16. AFFA Centennial Scholarship

17. Cocktail Orchestra

18. SAFE Scholar

B. External Funded

1. Abraham Kahlil Mitra

2. Antonio C. Alvarez Scholars

3. World Vission

4. CHED Scholars (OTOS)

5. BFAR Scholars

6. NAGAO Scholars

7. PPCGEAP Scholars

8. Kabarangay (Gil A. Acosta) Scholars

9. Lakay- Lagasca Foundation

10. PGMA/JOEL T. REYES Scholars

11. Indigenous Scholars

12. EMCOR Scholars

13. Vice Governor Dave Ponce de Leon Scholars

14. Ave Party List Scholars


16. Macro Asia Scholar

17. DA-ATI

18. RTN

19. Cong. Dennis Socrates