These Are the Top Universities in the Philippines for 2023

Some old and new faces.

EduRank recently unveiled its list of the top 100 universities in the Philippines.

The organization based the list on based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. EduRank offers independent metric-based rankings based on 14,131 universities across 183 countries. It has an index of 44,909,300 scientific publications and 1,237,541,960 citations to come up with the results.

For the Philippines, the organization analyzed "373K citations received by 30.4K academic publications made by 229 universities." The popularity of 889 recognized alumni and its main database were factored in, as well.

The list is as follows:

1| University of the Philippines Diliman (#378 in Asia, #1380 in the World)

2| De La Salle University (#462 in Asia, #1643 in the World)

3| Ateneo De Manila University (#545 in Asia, #1878 in the World)

4| University of Santo Tomas (#781 in Asia, #2575 in the World)

5| University of the Philippines Manila (#814 in Asia, #2686 in the World

6| University of the Philippines Los Banos (#878 in Asia, #2819 in the World)

7| University of San Carlos (#1280 in Asia, #3838 in the World)

8| Mindanao State University (#1528 in Asia, #4407 in the World)

9| Asian Institute of Management (#1536 in Asia, #4424 in the World)

10| Mapua University (#1571 in Asia, #4512 in the World)


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Three constituent universities under UP System made the top 10. Meanwhile, Cebu-based universities like the University of San Carlos, University of San Jose -Recoletos, and Cebu Normal University, among others, entered the top 100. Notably, Western Visayas institutions like West Visayas State University, Central Philippine University, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, and the University of Iloilo – PHINMA also made the top 100. The University of the Philippines Visayas was named the top institution in the region, too.


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