Ranking  480   1
Country Philippines
City Quezon City
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $331-540 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1949
Abbreviation UPD
Teachers 4,833
Students 53,160
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Honor and Excellence
• Commission on Higher Education, Philippines
World ranking480
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation257
Employer Reputation210
Quality of teaching358
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities274
Social Sciences and Management235
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking480
QS World University Rankings410
Cost of living in Quezon City
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 77 113
Food 109 171
Transportation 11 58
Communications and utilities 101 95
Clothing 15 56
Sports and leisure 18 48
Accommodation in Quezon City USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre77
Shared room in city centre114
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre110
1 bedroom apartment in city centre198
Alternative title
old University of the Philippines System – University of the Philippines - Diliman
Location on map
University of the Philippines - Diliman (UPD) - public higher education institution in Philippines. UPD began its activity in 1949. The university has a rural type of campus, which means that it is outside of Quezon City.

University ranking. International rankings unanimously agree that University of the Philippines - Diliman is the best in Philippines. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities. It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 300 in the international rating. In addition to the good academic standing the university is also respected by the employers all around the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. The academic year in UPD is divided to 2 academic semesters. 1,000 USD/год. The university also offers master’s programs that cost 1,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at UPD may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website http://www.upd.edu.ph for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. University of the Philippines - Diliman is a big educational institution, attended by more than 53 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. More than 4 thousand teachers are employed by the university. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UPD. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request.

University of the Philippines - Diliman - Official Description

UP Diliman is the flagship university of the UP System. It is the administrative seat of the system as well as an autonomous university in its own right. UP Diliman is not only the home of diverse colleges, offering 94 graduate and undergraduate courses, it also runs several centers of research, many of which have been declared by the Commission on Higher Education as National Centers of Excellence. As UP looks forward to the centenary of its founding in the year 2008, UP Diliman affirmed its own commitment to modernizing its facilities and services. Many of the libraries are already computerized and are providing automated services. It has also identified specific growth areas, foremost of which are in engineering education, interdisciplinary programs such as Material Science, Technology Management and Archaeological Studies and International Studies. In concordance with the UP System's plans of serving the population in Northern Luzon, UP College Baguio will be expanded into an autonomous university, while the UP Extension Program in San Fernando will be upgraded to provide programs in technology training. With the strengthening of its research base under an Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, the construction of a Science Complex and...

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