Ateneo de Manila University


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Ateneo de Manila University History                                          

Ateneo de Manila University also known as Ateneo de Manila is a higher education institution located in Quezon City, Philippines. The university was established by Society of Jesus in 1859 and adopted its present name year 1909. Currently it enrols over 15000 students.

Ateneo de Manila University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Ateneo de Manila University offers 48 undergraduate programs, 76 graduate programs, and 16 doctoral programs in a wide range of subjects. The university is also home to 50 plus research centers including Institute of Social Order, Institute for Church and Social Issues, and John Gokongwei School of Management Business Accelerator which cater to researchers and academics.

Ateneo de Manila University offers programs in Arts and Humanities, Business Management, Accounting and Finance, Law, Social Sciences, Theology and Philosophy, Medicine, Public Health, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Government and Politics, Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Sciences.

Ateneo de Manila University Campuses

Ateneo de Manila University is based across three campuses in Quezon City, Philippines near the capital city of Manila. All the campuses collectively span over 133 hectares of area and house a number of purpose built buildings comprising of modern teaching facilities, student housing, sports facilities, and university administrative offices.

Ateneo de Manila University offers a range of facilities to students which include an on-campus observatory, gym and fitness center, chapels, well-stocked libraries, and recreation center. The campus also comprises of a 900 seater auditorium, banks and ATMs, and an Art Gallery in addition to numerous cafe and restaurants.

Ateneo de Manila University Achievements

Ateneo de Manila University is ranked amongst top 650 universities in the world in QS World University Rankings 2021. The university is also placed in 161-170 bracket in QS Graduate Employability Rankings in year 2020.

Ateneo de Manila University is also ranked 135th in Asia in QS Asian University Rankings and ranked 2nd in the country by UniRank. The university is also accredited by Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines and ASEAN University Network.

Ateneo de Manila University USP

Ateneo de Manila University has an acceptance rate of 10 to 20% which makes it a highly selective institution. The university also offers generous scholarships to both domestic and international students to assist them with tuition fee and living costs.

Ateneo de Manila University has partnered with a number of prestigious institutions such as Queen Mary University of London, University of Sydney, Le Cordon Bleu, Kyushu University, and Sogang University to offer joint programs and facilitate international student exchange.

Ateneo de Manila University Notable Alumni

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (Former President of the Philippines), Benigno Aquino III (Former President of the Philippines), Juan Luna (Painter), and Boy Abunda (Filipino television host).

Ateneo de Manila University Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Philippines. To be able to get a successful admission in Ateneo de Manila University in Philippines students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Ateneo de Manila University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: PHP 72,300

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Ateneo de Manila University Deadlines

Bachelors: January 

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

Ateneo de Manila University Rankings


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