2015 Top 100 Most Popular Universities in the Philippines Online


MANILA, Philippines - The De La Salle University (DLSU) - Manila topped the list of 2015 most popular colleges and universities in the Philippines based on web ranking or online popularity, 4 International Colleges and Universities (4icu.org), an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited institutions in the world announced recently.

DLSU 2015 Top 100 Most Popular Universities in the Philippines Online

DLSU inched higher this year by one spot to grab the highest place previously occupied by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The latter now ranked fourth in the most popular universities online.

FULL LIST: Top 200 Colleges, Universities in the Philippines 2015 (Webometrics)

University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and University of the Philippines System (UPS) placed second, third and fifth respectively.

Completing the top 10 are University of Santo Tomas (UST), Aquinas University of Legazpi (AUL), University of the Philippines Manila (UPM), University of San Carlos (USC) and Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP).

Peking University ranked 1st place in the list of Top 100 Universities and Colleges in Asia. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Harvard University in the United States (US) dominated this year's global ranking.

TheSummitExpress highlights on this page the Top 100 popular schools in the Philippines based on the five unbiased and independent web metrics extracted from three different search engines: Google Page Rank, Alexa Traffic Rank, Majestic SEO Referring Domains, Majestic SEO Citation Flow and Majestic SEO Trust Flow.

1  De La Salle University Manila
2  University of the Philippines Diliman Quezon City 
3  Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City 
4  University of the Philippines Los Baños Los Baños
5  University of the Philippines System Quezon City
6  University of Santo Tomas Manila
7  Aquinas University of Legazpi Legazpi City
8  University of the Philippines Manila Manila 
9  University of San Carlos Cebu City
10  Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila 
11  Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology Iligan City
12  Asian Institute of Management Makati City
13  University of Southeastern Philippines Davao City 
14  University of the East Manila 
15  Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City
16  Ateneo de Davao University Davao City
17  Saint Louis University Baguio City
18  Mapua Institute of Technology Manila 
19  Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan Cagayan de Oro City
20  Centro Escolar University Manila 
21  University of San Jose-Recoletos Cebu City 
22  Far Eastern University Manila 
23  Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College Ilocos Sur 
24  University of the Philippines Mindanao Davao City
25  University of the Philippines Baguio Baguio City
26  Ateneo de Naga University Naga City 
27  University of the Philippines in the Visayas Iloilo City 
28  Cebu Doctors' University Mandaue City
29  Philippine Normal University Manila 
30  De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila
31  Central Philippine University Iloilo City
32  St. Paul University Manila Manila
33  Mariano Marcos State University Batac 
34  Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Manila
35  Holy Name University Tagbilaran City
36  Adamson University Manila
37  Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication San Juan
38  Angeles University Foundation Angeles City
39  Miriam College Quezon City
40  Mindanao State University Marawi City 
41  Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies Silang
42  Our Lady of Fatima University Valenzuela City 
43  Manila Central University Caloocan City
44  Technological Institute of the Philippines Manila 
45  De La Salle Lipa Lipa City
46  AMA Computer University Quezon City
47  Silliman University Dumaguete City
48  Benguet State University La Trinidad 
49  University of Perpetual Help System DALTA Las Piñas City 
50  Emilio Aguinaldo College Manila 
51  Bukidnon State University Malaybalay City
52  Asia Pacific College Makati City
53  University of Nueva Caceres Naga City
54  St. Scholastica's College Manila
55  The Philippine Women's University Manila 
56  Misamis University Ozamiz City 
57  University of St. La Salle Bacolod City
58  San Beda College Manila 
59  Tarlac State University Tarlac City
60  National Defense College of the Philippines Quezon City
61  Adventist University of the Philippines Cavite City
62  Holy Angel University Angeles City
63  Technological University of the Philippines Manila 
64  University of Southern Mindanao Kabacan 
65  Lipa City Colleges Lipa City
66  University of Asia and the Pacific Pasig City
67  University of San Agustin Iloilo City
68  University of the Cordilleras Baguio City
69  University of the Assumption City of San Fernando
70  Batangas State University Batangas City 
71  Trinity University of Asia Quezon City
72  Cebu Institute of Technology Cebu City
73  Saint Mary's University Bayombong
74  Philippine Christian University Manila 
75  Pangasinan State University Lingayen 
76  La Salle University Ozamiz City
77  University of Cebu Cebu City 
78  Western Philippines University Aborlan 
79  Arellano University Manila 
80  Assumption College Makati City
81  Western Mindanao State University Zamboanga City 
82  Bicol University Legazpi City 
83  University of Mindanao Davao City 
84  Philippine School of Business Administration Manila 
85  Bulacan State University City of Malolos 
86  St. Paul University Philippines Tuguegarao City
87  University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Quezon City
88  Caraga State University Butuan City 
89  Manuel L. Quezon University Quiapo
90  Cagayan State University Tuguegarao City 
91  Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University Bacnotan 
92  Don Bosco Technical College Mandaluyong City
93  John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University Iloilo City
94  Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila 
95  West Visayas State University Iloilo City 
96  Colegio de San Juan de Letran Manila 
97  Mindanao University of Science and Technology Cagayan de Oro City
98  Jose Rizal University Mandaluyong City
99  Cavite State University Indang 
100  De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Dasmariñas City

4icu.org ranks 11,307 of the world's colleges and universities by web popularity and 224 Philippine institutions were identified in its database.

According to 4icu.org, the purpose of web ranking is to provide an approximate popularity ranking of world Universities and Colleges based upon the popularity of their websites. This is intended to help international students and academic staff to understand how popular a particular university or college in a foreign country.

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