TOP and Best Schools and Universities in the Philippines for 2024

Recognizing Excellence in Philippine Education

With 2,308 colleges and universities in the country, the pursuit of quality education remains a top priority. While many institutions strive for excellence, some have consistently stood out as leaders in academia, research, and overall student development.

Here are the…

Top 10 Best Institutions in the Country

  1. University of the Philippines-Diliman

  2. Ateneo de Manila University

  3. De La Salle University

  4. University of Santo Tomas

  5. University of the Philippines-Los Baños

  6. University of the Philippines-Manila

  7. Ateneo de Davao University

  8. Silliman University, Dumaguete

  9. University of San Carlos, Cebu City

  10. Batangas State University

Recognizing Legacy and Innovation

The University of the Philippines-Diliman continues its legacy of excellence since its establishment in 1908, consistently being recognized globally as a premier institution. However, it’s not alone in this pursuit, with other esteemed universities like Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University also making significant contributions to education and research.

Continuing the Excellence

While these top institutions lead the way, the landscape of Philippine education is rich and diverse, with each of the following schools contributing to the nation’s intellectual and cultural growth:

  1. Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology

  2. Far Eastern University

  3. Polytechnic University of the Philippines

  4. University of the Philippines System, Quezon City

  5. Adamson University

  6. De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

  7. Visayas State University, Baybay

  8. National University, Manila

  9. Mapua University, Manila

  10. University of Mindanao, Davao City

  11. Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

  12. Saint Louis University, Baguio City

  13. Asian Institute of Management, Makati City

  14. Our Lady of Fatima University, Valenzuela City

  15. Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila

  16. University of Batangas

  17. University of San Jose-Recoletos, Cebu City

  18. University of Cebu

  19. University of the Philippines in the Visayas, Iloilo

  20. Central Mindanao University, Maramag

  21. Mariano Marcos State University, Batac

  22. University of the East, Manila

  23. Technological Institute of the Philippines

  24. Central Philippine University, Iloilo City

  25. Technological University of the Philippines, Manila

  26. Centro Escolar University, Manila

  27. New Era University, Quezon City

  28. Western Mindanao State University, Zamboanga

  29. Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Silang

  30. De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute, Dasmariñas City

  31. University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines, Cagayan de Oro City

  32. University of Baguio

  33. Tarlac State University Tarlac City

  34. University of Perpetual Help System, Las Piñas

  35. Ateneo de Naga University, Naga City

  36. Caraga State University, Butuan City

  37. University of the Philippines-Baguio

  38. University of Southeastern Philippines, Davao

  39. Bicol University, Legazpi City

  40. Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila

  41. University of Asia and the Pacific, Pasig City

  42. Mindanao State University, Marawi City

  43. Philippine Christian University, Manila

  44. FEU Institute of Technology, Manila

  45. University of the Philippines Mindanao, Davao

  46. Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges, Nabua

  47. Cavite State University, Indang

  48. Eastern Visayas State University, Tacloban City

  49. Misamis University, Ozamiz City

  50. Cagayan State University, Tuguegarao City

  51. Emilio Aguinaldo College, Manila

  52. University of the East Ramon Magsaysay, Quezon City

  53. Saint Mary’s University of Bayombong

  54. Manuel L. Quezon University, Quiapo

  55. Philippine Normal University, Manila

  56. Ateneo de Zamboanga University

  57. University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City

  58. Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation, Lucena

  59. West Visayas State University, Iloilo City

  60. Miriam College, Quezon City

  61. Cebu Institute of Technology, Cebu City

  62. University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City

  63. University of the Immaculate Conception, Davao

  64. San Beda University, Manila

  65. Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz

  66. Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila

  67. Asia Pacific College. Makati City

  68. Benguet State University, La Trinidad

  69. Aquinas University of Legazpi, Legazpi City

  70. Angeles University Foundation

  71. Lorma Colleges, City of San Fernando

  72. University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan

  73. Manila Central University, Caloocan City

  74. Bulacan State University, Malolos City

  75. Cebu Technological University, Cebu City

  76. Trinity University of Asia, Quezon City

  77. Universidad de Zamboanga

  78. Holy Angel University, Angeles City

  79. University of Perpetual Help System Jonelta, Biñan

  80. Cebu Normal University, Cebu City

  81. National Defense College of the Philippines, Quezon City

  82. AMA Computer University, Quezon City

  83. Holy Cross of Davao College , Davao City

  84. University of the Visayas, Cebu City

  85. Adventist University of the Philippines, Silang

  86. University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City

  87. Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, Cabanatuan

  88. Urdaneta City University

  89. De La Salle Lipa, Lipa City

  90. St. Scholastica’s College, Manila

A Diverse Landscape

From the bustling capital of Manila to the vibrant cities of Cebu and Davao, the Philippines boasts a diverse landscape of educational institutions. Whether it’s the rich history of established universities or the innovative approaches of newer colleges, each institution plays a vital role in shaping the nation’s future leaders.


The educational landscape of the Philippines is rich and diverse, with numerous institutions contributing to the nation’s intellectual and cultural growth. From prestigious universities to innovative colleges, each plays a vital role in shaping the country’s future leaders. As the pursuit of quality education remains a top priority, these institutions continue to uphold excellence in academia, research, and overall student development, ensuring a brighter future for the Philippines.


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