Education in Philippines

Requirements for International Students to Study in Philippines

  • Student visa
  • Medical clearance certificate issued by Bureau of Quarantine
  • Passport valid for 3 months after completion of course
  • Photocopy of passport page with personal details of the student
  • Passport size photographs
  • Medical reports and health certificate

List of Top Colleges in Philippines

Name of the College Courses Offered
Miriam College
  • BA in Applied Arts, Digital Media Production and Psychology
  • MA in Developmental Psychology, Integrated Marketing Communication, Environmental Education, Migration Studies and Gerontology
  • Ph.D in Family Studies, Counseling and Psychology
  • B.Sc in Child Development & Education and Social Work
Colegio de San Juan de Letram
  • B.Sc in Accountancy, Information Technology, Food Tech, Psychology, Nutrition & Dietetics, Legal Management and Business Administration
  • BA in Advertising, Communication Arts, Broadcasting, Political Science and Journalism
  • B.Ed
  • Certificate course in Computer Technology
  • MBA
Saint Scholastica’s College Graduation in Arts, Science, Accountancy and Commerce
Asian Institute of Management
  • MBA
  • Master’s in Management and Development Management
  • Executive MBA
De la Salle College of Saint Benilde
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education & Applied Sciences, Design & Arts, Hotel, Restaurant & Institution Management, Management & IT and Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Certificate course in Professional & Continuing Education

List of Top Universities in Philippines

Name of the University Courses Offered
Silliman University
  • Post graduation Agriculture, Business Administration, Engineering, Design, Computers, Education, Law, Nursing, Mass Communication and Performing & Visual Arts
  • Graduation in Philosophy
University of the East, Manila
  • MBA
  • DBA
  • Master’s in Construction Management, Information Management, Dentistry, Engineering and Library & Information Science
  • MA in Teaching, Education and Public Administration
  • B.Sc in Information System, Engineering, Computer Science & Technology
  • Certificate course in Education
Ateneo de Davao University
  • BA in Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Mass Communication and International Studies
  • B.Sc in Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Architecture, Engineering, IT, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management and Nursing
Saint Mary’s University of Bayombong
  • Post graduation in Accountancy, Humanities, Business, Science, Education, Health Sciences and Law
Central Philippine College
  • B.Sc in Agriculture, Environmental Management, Chemistry, Social Work and Biology, Business & Accountancy, Advertising, Entrepreneurial Management, Computer Science, IT, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Theology, Tourism and Human Resource Management
  • MA in Nursing, English and Sociology
  • Master’s in Business Administration, Divinity, Ministry, Engineering, Public Administration, Computers and Library & Information Science
  • Doctorate in Education, Management and Medicine

Scholarships Offered to International Students

  • Spencer Doctoral Research Training Fellowship
  • American – Scandinavian Fellowship
  • Christianson Grant
  • CIEE – International Program Scholarships
  • DeWitt Wallace Diversity Scholars Program
  • Diversity Abroad Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Filipino – American Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Firenze Arti Visive Financial Aid
  • Fullbright US Student Program
  • Groningen Ph.D Fellowship Program

Educational Expenses

The average cost of education in Philippines falls in the range of P32,540 to P124,800. The tuition fees of several institutes increase every year by 10 percent.

Students Visa

The documents needed to get a student visa for studying in Philippines are:

  • Passport or any other travel document that is valid for 6 months after completion of course
  • Filled and signed visa application form
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Proof of payment of visa application fees

Education System

The different stages of education system in Philippines are:

  • Elementary education
  • Secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Non Formal education
  • Technical / Vocational education