University of the Philippines
#285 Overall Influence

University of the Philippines

National university of the Philippines

University of the Philippines Rankings

    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 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 .

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    What is University of the Philippines known for?

    #37 World Rank
    Nursing
    #96 World Rank
    Education
    #146 World Rank
    Anthropology
    #158 World Rank
    Law
    #174 World Rank
    Engineering
    #179 World Rank
    Communications
    #192 World Rank
    Business
    #203 World Rank
    Political Science
    #254 World Rank
    Social Work
    #268 World Rank
    Economics
    #282 World Rank
    Medical
    #293 World Rank
    Biology
    #298 World Rank
    Computer Science
    #426 World Rank
    Psychology
    #484 World Rank
    Mathematics
    #507 World Rank
    Literature
    #512 World Rank
    Chemistry
    #552 World Rank
    Sociology
    #582 World Rank
    Criminal Justice
    #725 World Rank
    History
    #1200 World Rank
    Earth Sciences

    Influential People

    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 Anthropology. University of the Philippines’s most academically influential people include Nora C. Quebral, Gavino Trono, and Fernando Amorsolo.

    Nora C. Quebral

    Filipino academic

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    Gavino Trono
    Gavino Trono

    Filipino biologist

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    Fernando Amorsolo
    Fernando Amorsolo

    Filipino painter

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    Eduardo Quisumbing
    Eduardo Quisumbing

    Filipino botanist

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    Juan Nakpil

    Filipino architect

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    Alfredo Juinio

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    Benedicto Cabrera
    Benedicto Cabrera

    National Artists of the Philippines

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    Guillermo Tolentino

    Filipino sculptor

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    Teodoro Agoncillo
    Teodoro Agoncillo

    Historian

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    Emerlinda R. Roman
    Emerlinda R. Roman

    Filipino academic

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    Lino Brocka
    Lino Brocka

    Filipino film director

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    Raul C. Pangalangan

    Filipino lawyer, professor and justice

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