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University of the Philippines Diliman

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Education & Training (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)



The University of the Philippines (UP) was established in 1908 by Act No. 1870 of the Philippine Legislature to “give advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and the arts, and professional and technical training to every qualified student, irrespective of age, sex, nationality, religious belief, or political affiliation.”


  • Arts and Letters Cluster
  • Management and Economics Cluster
  • Science and Technology Cluster
  • Social Sciences and Law Cluster


Research has always been embedded in the culture of the University of the Philippines. As mandated by RA 9500, or the UP Charter of 2008, the University shall lead in initiating innovations in research, and serve as a research university by promoting and implementing research and development in various fields of expertise. 

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
396 -40
356 28
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
401 100
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Housing services

The 13 UPD residence halls play an important role in the total development of students. These residence halls provide an atmosphere conducive to sound intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, social and cultural pursuits. They are living laboratories on campus where students are able to integrate the interplay between academic and non-academic learning experiences. No other system of the University has the potential to impact the passing student more than his/her place of residence. 

Student Reviews

The national university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

UP is the national university of the Philippines and has always been nurturing their students to become leaders of ther respective fields.

Interior design for all.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

UPD instills good values to make students proactive in career. Interior Design has always been viewed as an elite course but in UP, they teach you to believe that you learn in order to serve the masses, in order to make good design accessible to all.

UP-Institute of Islamic Studies
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have an amazing experience in this university. Given the fact that Philippines is a Christian majority country, having an institution that offers Islamic Studies is already a gift to Muslim Filipinos. It provided Muslim and non-Muslim scholars an avenue to learn Islam and Muslim society. Though somehow there is a need to enhance Arabic language courses especially...

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