Top 200 Universities in the Philippines 2018 according to UniRank


Over 200 Philippine colleges and universities made the list of this year’s UniRank best Philippine schools’ list, led by University of the Philippines Diliman and University of Santo Tomas.

Coming at number three was Ateneo de Manila University while De La Salle University sat in the fourth spot. University of the Philippines System on other hand was listed as top 5 while Polytechnic University of the Philippines and University of the Philippines Manila were listed in the sixth and seventh places, respectively.

Occupying the top eight spot was the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Mapua Institute of Technology and University of San Carlos were listed in the ninth and tenth places, respectively.

The list of top 200 universities in the Philippines 2018 was based on the uniRank page which features the 2018 Philippine University Ranking of all officially recognized Philippine higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate Philippine higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format

The uniRank University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of all Philippine Universities based on unbiased and valid web metrics.


The current uniRank University Ranking™ is based upon an algorithm including 5 unbiased and independent web metrics extracted from 4 different web intelligence sources: Moz Domain Authority, Alexa Global Rank, SimilarWeb Global Rank, Majestic Referring Domains, and Majestic Trust Flow.

Here’s the full list of the top 200 or top 223 colleges and universities in the Philippines 2018, as revealed by UniRank.

1University of the Philippines DilimanQuezon City
2University of Santo TomasManila
3Ateneo de Manila UniversityQuezon City
4De La Salle UniversityManila
5University of the Philippines SystemQuezon City
6Polytechnic University of the PhilippinesManila
7University of the Philippines ManilaManila
8University of the Philippines Los BañosLos Baños
9Mapua Institute of TechnologyManila
10University of San CarlosCebu City
11Universidad de ZamboangaZamboanga City
12University of the Philippines MindanaoDavao City
13University of the EastManila
14University of Southeastern PhilippinesDavao City
15Saint Louis University, Baguio CityBaguio City
16Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of TechnologyIligan City
17Ateneo de Davao UniversityDavao City
18Asian Institute of ManagementMakati City
19Silliman UniversityDumaguete City
20De La Salle-College of Saint BenildeManila
21Western Mindanao State UniversityZamboanga City
22Xavier University-Ateneo de CagayanCagayan de Oro City
23Far Eastern UniversityManila
24Adamson UniversityManila
25Ateneo de Naga UniversityNaga City
26Lyceum of the Philippines UniversityManila
27Adventist International Institute of Advanced StudiesSilang
28Centro Escolar UniversityManila
29Miriam CollegeQuezon City
30AMA Computer UniversityQuezon City
31Saint Mary's University of BayombongBayombong
32Southwestern University PHINMACebu City
33University of San Jose-RecoletosCebu City
34De La Salle LipaLipa City
35Our Lady of Fatima UniversityValenzuela City
36Ateneo de Zamboanga UniversityZamboanga City
37Technological Institute of the PhilippinesManila
38Central Philippine UniversityIloilo City
39Rizal Technological UniversityMandaluyong City
40Angeles University FoundationAngeles City
41University of the Philippines BaguioBaguio City
42University of the Philippines in the VisayasIloilo City
43Pangasinan State UniversityLingayen
44John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime UniversityIloilo City
45Cebu Technological UniversityCebu City
46University of Asia and the PacificPasig City
47University of St. La SalleBacolod City
48University of Science and Technology of Southern PhilippinesCagayan de Oro City
49Central Luzon State UniversityScience City of Muñoz
50Benguet State UniversityLa Trinidad
51University of Perpetual Help System DALTALas Piñas City
52University of BaguioBaguio City
53Jose Rizal UniversityMandaluyong City
54Asia Pacific CollegeMakati City
55Batangas State UniversityBatangas City
56Aquinas University of LegazpiLegazpi City
57University of MindanaoDavao City
58Central Mindanao UniversityMaramag
59San Beda CollegeManila
60Caraga State UniversityButuan City
61The Philippine Women's UniversityManila
62Holy Angel UniversityAngeles City
63Visayas State UniversityBaybay
64Bicol UniversityLegazpi City
65De La Salle Health Sciences InstituteDasmariñas City
66Emilio Aguinaldo CollegeManila
67West Visayas State UniversityIloilo City
68Philippine Normal UniversityManila
69Manila Central UniversityCaloocan City
70Technological University of the PhilippinesManila
71Father Saturnino Urios UniversityButuan City
72University of Nueva CaceresNaga City
73National University, PhilippinesManila
74St. Scholastica's CollegeManila
75Misamis UniversityOzamiz City
76University of the CordillerasBaguio City
77Mariano Marcos State UniversityBatac
78Tarlac State UniversityTarlac City
79Holy Cross of Davao CollegeDavao City
80University of CebuCebu City
81Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng MaynilaManila
82University of Northern PhilippinesVigan City
83Philippine Christian UniversityManila
84Lorma CollegesCity of San Fernando
85Arellano UniversityManila
86Adventist University of the PhilippinesCavite City
87Aldersgate CollegeSolano
88Bukidnon State UniversityMalaybalay City
89Bulacan State UniversityCity of Malolos
90Philippine School of Business AdministrationManila
91Cebu Doctors' UniversityMandaue City
92Trinity University of AsiaQuezon City
93Aklan State UniversityBanga
94University of Southern MindanaoKabacan
95Capitol UniversityCagayan de Oro City
96Holy Name UniversityTagbilaran City
97University of the Immaculate ConceptionDavao City
98University of the AssumptionCity of San Fernando
99National Defense College of the PhilippinesQuezon City
100Manuel L. Quezon UniversityQuiapo
101FEATI UniversityManila
102Cavite State UniversityIndang
103Colegio de San Juan de LetranManila
104University of the East Ramon MagsaysayQuezon City
105Liceo de Cagayan UniversityCagayan de Oro City
106FEU Institute of TechnologyManila
107University of Negros Occidental - RecoletosBacolod City
108University of BatangasBatangas City
109Mindanao State UniversityMarawi City
110University of Rizal SystemTanay
111PATTS College of AeronauticsParañaque City
112St. Paul University ManilaManila
113La Salle University, Ozamiz CityOzamiz City
114University of San AgustinIloilo City
115University of BoholTagbilaran City
116Iloilo Science and Technology UniversityIloilo City
117Western Philippines UniversityAborlan
118Cebu Institute of TechnologyCebu City
119Isabela State UniversityEchague
120Southern Luzon State UniversityLucban
121New Era UniversityQuezon City
122Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State UniversityBacnotan
123Manuel S. Enverga University FoundationLucena City
124Assumption College San LorenzoMakati City
125St. Luke's College of Medicine - WHQMQuezon City
126Mountain View CollegeValencia City
127Nueva Vizcaya State UniversityBayombong
128St. Paul University PhilippinesTuguegarao City
129Bataan Peninsula State UniversityBalanga City
130Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State CollegeIlocos Sur
131St. Paul University Quezon CityQuezon City
132Cagayan State UniversityTuguegarao City
133Central Colleges of the PhilippinesQuezon City
134University of PangasinanDagupan City
135Nueva Ecija University of Science and TechnologyCabanatuan City
136University of LuzonDagupan City
137Notre Dame of Marbel UniversityKoronadal City
138Chiang Kai Shek CollegeManila
139Lyceum-Northwestern UniversityDagupan City
140Samar State UniversityCatbalogan City
141Cebu Normal UniversityCebu City
142Aurora State College of TechnologyBaler
143Baliuag UniversityBaliuag
144Tarlac College of AgricultureCamiling
145Santa Isabel CollegeManila
146University of Perpetual Help System JoneltaCity of Biñan
147University of Saint LouisTuguegarao City
148Sacred Heart CollegeLucena City
149St. Louis College ValenzuelaValenzuela City
150Asian Institute of Journalism and CommunicationSan Juan
151Don Bosco Technical CollegeMandaluyong City
152University of the VisayasCebu City
153La Consolacion University PhilippinesMalolos City
154Laguna State Polytechnic UniversitySta. Cruz
155Northwestern University, PhilippinesLaoag City
156St. Paul University IloiloIloilo City
157Angelicum CollegeQuezon City
158Virgen Milagrosa University FoundationSan Carlos City
159La Consolacion College ManilaManila
160Negros Oriental State UniversityDumaguete City
161University of Iloilo - PHINMAIloilo City
162St. Joseph's College of Quezon CityQuezon City
163Bohol Island State UniversityBilar
164Eulogio "Amang" Rodriguez Institute of Science and TechnologySampaloc
165Holy Trinity UniversityPuerto Princesa City
166Eastern Visayas State UniversityTacloban City
167Asian Social InstituteManila
168Notre Dame of Dadiangas UniversityCity of General Santos
169St. Paul University DumagueteDumaguete City
170University of Southern Philippines FoundationCebu City
171Davao Doctors CollegeDavao City
172Don Honorio Ventura Technological State UniversityBacolor
173San Sebastian College-Recoletos de CaviteCavite City
174Lourdes CollegeCagayan de Oro City
175Cebu Institute of MedicineCebu City
176Cor Jesu CollegeDigos City
177Camarines Norte State CollegeCamarines Norte
178Ramon Magsaysay Technological UniversityIba
179Eastern Samar State UniversityBorongan
180Lipa City CollegesLipa City
181University of AntiqueSibalom
182Wesleyan University-PhilippinesCabanatuan City
183Southern Leyte State UniversitySogod
184Filamer Christian UniversityRoxas City
185Bulacan Agricultural State CollegeSan Ildefonso
186College of the Holy SpiritManila
187Surigao del Sur State UniversityTandag
188Saint Joseph Institute of TechnologyButuan City
189Saint Michael's College of LagunaBiñan City
190Pasig Catholic CollegePasig City
191Leyte Normal UniversityTacloban City
192National College of Business and ArtsQuezon City
193Colegio de DagupanDagupan City
194Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and TechnologyZamboanga City
195Olivarez CollegeParañaque City
196University of ManilaManila
197Central Philippine Adventist CollegeMurcia
198Saint Jude CollegeManila
199Catanduanes State UniversityVirac
200Naval State UniversityBiliran
201Saint Pedro Poveda CollegeQuezon City
202Romblon State UniversityOdiongan
203University of Eastern PhilippinesCatarman
204Northern Luzon Adventist CollegePangasinan
205St. Paul University SurigaoSurigao City
206Partido State UniversityGoa
207The National Teachers CollegeManila
208STI West Negros UniversityBacolod City
209Capiz State UniversityRoxas City
210Marinduque State CollegeBoac
211Siena College of TaytayTaytay
212Republic Central CollegesAngeles City
213University of Cagayan ValleyTuguegarao City
214Western Institute of TechnologyIloilo City
215Guimaras State CollegeBuenavista Guimaras
216Abra State Institute of Science and TechnologyLagangilang
217Sorsogon State CollegeSorsogon City
218Guagua National CollegesGuagua
219Notre Dame of Kidapawan CollegeKidapawan City
220University of La SaletteSantiago City
221Meycauayan CollegeMeycauayan City
222Quirino State UniversityDiffun
223Asian Institute of Maritime StudiesPasay City