July 17, 2023

List: Top Medical Schools in the Philippines

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  • Planning to enter the medical field? Here’s a list of the top performing medical schools in the Philippines that you should know of.

    University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Foundation (UERMMMC)

    UERMMMC College of Medicine is recognized as a Center of Excellence in Research by the Department of Science and Technology and is the first and only private medical school accredited by PAASCU (private organization accrediting academic programs on standard quality education) with Level IV.


    Address: 64 Aurora Blvd. Doña Imelda, Quezon City

    Website: https://uerm.edu.ph/admission

    Contact:  (+63 2) 715-0861

    University of the Philippines Manila (UP Manila)

    The University of the Philippines College of Medicine (UPCM) is one of the oldest medical schools in the Philippines. The College of Medicine is recognized as a Center of Excellence in the field of Medical Education by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), with the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) as its teaching hospital.


    Address: Paz Mendoza Hall, 547 Pedro Gil St., cor. A. Mabini, Ermita, Manila

    Website: http://www.upcm.ph/

    Contact: +632 536 1319

    University of Santo Tomas (UST-Med)

    The University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery is the first medical school in the Philippines. Also proclaimed by CHED as a Center of Excellence, UST Med Faculty ranked as the only Asian medical school to be in the list of Top 10 Foreign Medical Institutions by the U.S. Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates in 2007.


    Address: University of Santo Tomas, Sampaloc, Manila

    Website: http://medadmission.ust.edu.ph/

    Contact: +632 406-1611 local 8671 or 8239

    Far Eastern University Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation (FEU-NRMF)

    FEU-NRMF is a private medical school by the Far Eastern University (FEU). The Institute of Medicine was established in 1952 staffed by prominent names in the medicinal field of the Philippines. FEU-NRMF Medical Cetner is accredited by PhilHealth as a Center of Excellence.


    Address: Regalado Ave. cor. Dahlia St., West Fairview, Quezon City

    Website: http://www.feu-nrmf.ph/

    Contact: +632 983 8338 or +632 427 0213

    Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM)

    PLM is a government-funded tuition-free local university in Intramuros, Manila. Its teaching hospital is the public hospital Ospital ng Maynila.


    Address: Gen. Luna cor. Muralla St., Intramuros, Manila

    Website: https://www.plm.edu.ph/colleges/cm.html

    Contact: (02) 527 7941

    Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH)

    ASMPH is the medical school of Ateneo de Manila university (ADMU). ASMPH is also one of the top performing medical schools with its pre-professional and professional phase. Its partner hospital is The Medical City.


    Address: Don Eugenio Lopez Sr. Medical Complex, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City

    Website: http://www.ateneo.edu/aps/asmph

    Contact:  (632) 706-3085 to 87, local 3010

    St. Luke’s College of Medicine – William H. Quasha Memorial (SLCM-WHQM)

    SLCM-WHQM is a medical school with its base hospital being St. Luke’s Medical Center. Established in 1994, it has a 100% passing rate being the 1st in Metro Manila when it comes to first-time takers of Board exam performance, based on finduniversity.ph’s findings.


    Address: Cathedral Heights, Sta. Ignaciana St., (back of St Luke’s Medical Center E. Rodriquez Ave., New Manila), Quezon City

    Website: http://stlukesmedcollege.edu.ph/

    Contact: (+632) 723.0101 loc. 5549

    San Beda College

    The San Beda College of Medicine (SBCM) is the medical school of San Beda College in Manila. SBCM offers a 4-year MD program designed based on CHED’s Outcome-Based Medical Education Model.


    Address: 638 Mendiola St, San Miguel, Manila

    Website: http://www.sanbeda.edu.ph/est1901/com-home.html

    Contact: (02) 735 6011

    University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD)

    The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA- JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine is the medical school of UPHSD. It is accredited by the California State Board of Medicine, and is affiliated with several health centers in the Philippines and abroad such as in Chicago, Illinois.


    Address: Alabang-Zapote Avenue, Pamplona 3, Las Piñas City

    Website: http://perpetualdalta.edu.ph/academics/las-pinas/school-medicine

    Contact: (02) 872-7041 or (02) 871-0639 loc 103/216

    Manila Central University

    The Manila Central University – Filemon D. Tanchoco Medical Foundation (MCU-FDTMF) was established in 1971, offering Doctor of Medicine is a private university in Manila. It has produced some of the country’s top medical practitioners with complete clinical training.


    Address: Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), Caloocan City

    Website: www.mcufdtmf.org.ph

    Contact: 367-20-31 to 45

    *This list is from finduniversity.ph. 

    **The list is in no particular order


    UERMMC image grabbed from https://uerm.edu.ph/

    UP Manila image grabbed from https://pghneuro.wordpress.com/category/residency-application/

    UST image grabbed from http://nursingcrib.com/nursing-schools/university-of-santo-tomas-ust-college-of-nursing/

    FEU-NRMF image grabbed from http://nursingcrib.com/nursing-schools/far-eastern-university-nicanor-reyes-medical-foundation-feu-nrmf-school-of-nursing/

    PLM image grabbed from Wikimedia Commons

    ASMPH Image grabbed from http://www.ateneo.edu/news/asmph-named-one-philippine%E2%80%99s-top-medical-schools

    SLCM image grabbed from http://wikimapia.org/11115087/St-Luke-s-Medical-Center-Quezon-City

    San Beda image grabbed from http://www.sanbeda.edu.ph/est1901/international-contactus.html

    UPHSD image grabbed from http://futuraabroad.com/perpetual-medical-college.html

    MCU image grabbed from http://www.mcufdtmf.org.ph/aboutus.html

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