University of the Philippines

#166
Most Influential School

National university of the Philippines

About University of the Philippines

According to Wikipedia, The University of the Philippines is a state university system in the Philippines, and is the country's national university. Founded by the American colonial government on June 18, 1908, for the Filipinos, it was established through the ratification of Act No. 1870 of the 1st Philippine Legislature to provide "advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and arts, and to give professional and technical training" to eligible students regardless of "age, sex, nationality, religious belief and political affiliation." UP has institutional autonomy as the country's national university as mandated by Republic Act No. 9500 .

What Is University of the Philippines Known For?

University of the Philippines is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of the Philippines's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of the Philippines's Most Influential Alumni?

University of the Philippines's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Education, and Law. Here are some of University of the Philippines's most famous alumni:

Oscar H. Ibarra
Oscar H. Ibarra
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Martino Abellana
A Filipino painter .
Mariano Araneta
A Basketball player.
Ramon Aquino
A 15th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Damiana Eugenio
A Filipino writer.
Nicolas Zafra
A Filipino historian and academic.
Kim Atienza
Kim Atienza
A Filipino broadcaster and host.
Chito Salud
Chito Salud
A Filipino basketball commissioner.
Gary Sy
A Filipino journalist.
Pacita Abad
Pacita Abad
A Painter .
José García Villa
José García Villa
An English-language Filipino poet.
Benjie Paras
A Filipino basketball player.