University of Santo Tomas: Statistics

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#2575 of 14,131 In the World
#781 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 229 In the Philippines
#2 of 35 In Manila
#1026 of 1,044 For Radio and Television broadcasting
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Religion
Christian-Catholic
Acceptance rate
81%
Enrollment
37,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.ust.edu.ph
Languages
Filipino;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate81%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent approved by the Government Bureau of Private Schools and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJune to March (June - October; November-March)
Enrollment37,500
Full time employee4,250
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,739
Citations
23,938

University of Santo Tomas majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
586 / 15,545
Biology
378 / 10,113
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
342 / 2,313
Psychology
260 / 2,119
Environmental Science
185 / 1,591
Chemistry
156 / 1,984
Engineering
143 / 1,304
Business
140 / 915
Botany
90 / 683
Ecology
89 / 949
Health Science
89 / 2,012
Computer Science
89 / 2,276
Sociology
86 / 76
Physics
74 / 729
Geography and Cartography
71 / 179
Demography
70 / 1,540
Materials Science
62 / 640
Economics
61 / 220
Physical Therapy
60 / 902
Social Psychology
57 / 934
Education Majors
57 / 337
Mathematics
54 / 440
Political Science
54 / 59
Healthcare Management (MHA)
48 / 353
Child Psychology
47 / 532
Clinical Psychology
45 / 166
Nursing
45 / 258
Art & Design
44 / 24
Gerontology
36 / 664
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
36 / 8,120
Immunology
36 / 3,623
Math Teachers
35 / 168
Family medicine
33 / 2,764
Nutrition and Food Science
32 / 355
Oncology and Cancer research
32 / 705
Public Health
32 / 2,415
Occupational Therapy
31 / 305
Surgery
30 / 561
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
29 / 69
Environmental Management
27 / 89

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 26
1992 1 32
1993 2 33
1994 10 50
1995 3 40
1996 5 32
1997 7 40
1998 4 38
1999 8 54
2000 5 47
2001 9 47
2002 11 101
2003 21 73
2004 19 83
2005 24 155
2006 23 353
2007 33 605
2008 35 800
2009 43 905
2010 54 1068
2011 41 1030
2012 72 1343
2013 79 1612
2014 134 1695
2015 163 1823
2016 141 1908
2017 169 2199
2018 153 2220
2019 216 2691
2020 270 3501
2021 306 4479

Tuition

The University of Santo Tomas has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT ++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Advertising and Publicity, Architecture, Asian Studies, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Computing, Canon Law, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Conducting, Dietetics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Jazz and Popular Music, Journalism, Justice Administration, Leisure Studies, Library Science, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Native Language Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Painting and Drawing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Religious Education, Science Education, Singing, Sociology, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Sports Management, Theatre, Theology, Tourism, Transport Engineering, Writing
Postgraduate Certificate/ Diploma Medicine
Master's Degree Applied Physics, Architecture, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Curriculum, Development Studies, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Fine Arts, Food Science, Health Administration, Heritage Preservation, History, Human Resources, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Medical Technology, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Public Law, Science Education, Small Business, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Writing
PhD Biological and Life Sciences, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Curriculum, Development Studies, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, English, History, Human Resources, Law, Literature, Medical Technology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration

University of Santo Tomas alumni

  1. José Rizal

    José Rizal
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1861-1896 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    politiciansociologistpoetpainterwriter
    Biography

    José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, writer and polymath active at the end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. He is considered the national hero (pambansang bayani) of the Philippines. An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal became a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement, which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain.

  2. Manuel L. Quezon

    Manuel L. Quezon
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1878-1944 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in the University of Santo Tomas
    In 1903 graduated with licentiate in law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina,, also known by his initials MLQ, was a Filipino statesman, soldier and politician who served as president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 until his death in 1944. He was the first Filipino to head a government of the entire Philippines (as opposed to the government of previous Philippine states), and is considered to have been the second president of the Philippines, after Emilio Aguinaldo (1899–1901), whom Quezon defeated in the 1935 presidential election.

  3. Antonio Luna

    Antonio Luna
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1866-1899 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    military officerscientistpharmacist
    Biography

    Antonio Narciso Luna de San Pedro y Novicio Ancheta was a Filipino army general who fought in the Philippine–American War before his assassination in 1899.

  4. Sarah Geronimo

    Sarah Geronimo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1988-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorsingermodelsongwriter
    Biography

    Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo-Guidicelli is a Filipina singer and actress. Geronimo rose to prominence in 2002, after winning the television singing contest Star for a Night earning her a recording contract with Viva Records and released her debut album Popstar: A Dream Come True (2003).

All 100 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names UST
Founded 1611
Accreditation Commission on Higher Education; PACUCOA
Motto Veritas in Caritate
Truth in Charity
Colors yellow gold, black, white
Academic structure Faculty of Sacred Theology
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Canon Law
Faculty of Civil Law
Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Arts and Letters
Faculty of Engineering
College of Education
College of Science
College of Architecture
College of Commerce and Business Administration
College of Nursing
College of Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Fine Arts and Design
College of Accountancy
College of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Conservatory of Music
Graduate School
Affiliations and memberships International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
International Council of Universities of Saint Thomas Aquinas (ICUSTA)
Conférence Mondiale des Institutions Universitaires Catholiques de Philosophie (COMIUCAP)
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)
International Association of Universities (IAU)
Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
International Committee for University Museums and Collections (UMAC)
Association of Catholic Universities of the Philippines (ACUP)
Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP)
Network of Dominican Schools, Colleges and Universities (DOMNET)
Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU)

Location and Contacts

Address España Street, Sampaloc
Manila, National Capital Region, 1015
Philippines
City population 1,847,000
Phone +63 (2) 731 3101
Fax +63 (2) 732 7486

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