Top Philippine Architecture Schools in 2017


If you’re unsure of which Philippine architecture school is for you, these rankings can help. Our ranking of the country’s top architecture schools has been extended to weighted passing percentage in 2017 and other criteria.

The overall ranking this year for architecture features just 12 schools with 20 or more examinees and with at least 70% weighted passing percentage.

The ranking uses the same performance indicators as the Local Pulse School Rankings, however the weightings for number of examinees were adjusted to reflect programs with less examinees. The other parts of full methodology can be found here.

Other possible factors which are possibly secondary variables in nature in determining the best Philippine schools for architecture are included in the disclaimer page. Factors such as international linkages, community involvement, employer reputation, research outputs, and research citations per faculty are not part of this study. These variables are assumed to be assessed by accrediting agencies such as PACUCOA, PAASCU, and AACCUP.


University of the Philippines is the top performing school with 80.50% overall score. University of Santo Tomas is in second place with 77.57% percentage rating.

Best Architecture Schools in the Philippines for 2017
PASSEDFAILEDTOTALWeighted % PASSED (40%)No. Of Examinees (20%)With Top Examinees (10%)Accreditation LevelAccreditation Level Score (20%)Faculty-Student Ratio (FSR)No. of Students per FacultyFSR Score (10%)
1UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES- DILIMAN80.5065065100.0050100Independent601:161685
2UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS77.572966235882.6810070Level I501:212175
3UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES- MINDANAO69.5035035100.003040Independent601:202075
5PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA66.7448206870.5950100Independent601:303065
6UNIVERSITY OF SAN CARLOS65.66782910772.907090Not Accredited301:222275
7MAPUA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MANILA62.9264238773.566040Level I501:252575
8POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES-MAIN61.39913512672.228040Not Accredited301:333365
9DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY- DASMARIÑAS60.503694580.004040Candidate401:191985
10ATENEO DE DAVAO UNIVERSITY60.3038135174.514080Not Accredited301:161685
11UNIVERSITY OF SAINT LOUIS - TUGUEGARAO54.801852378.263040Not Accredited301:272775
12MINDANAO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY-CDO52.301872572.003040Not Accredited301:252575
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