University of the Philippines
#285 Overall Influence

University of the Philippines

National university of the Philippines

From 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 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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