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Mapua University

Manila Philippines

Mapua University is a private non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in January 1925 by Don Tomas Mapua, architecture graduate of Cornell University in USA and the first registered Filipino Architect.

The University is considered the premiere engineering school in the philippines. From 2010 to 2011, Mapúa has proven itself at par with other first-rate universities around the world when ABET, Inc. granted its first accreditation seal in the entire East Asia to its eight Engineering programs (ChE, CE, CpE, EE, ECE, EnSE, IE, and ME) and two computing programs (B.S. Computer Science and B.S. Information Technology), putting it ahead of the rest of educational institutions in the country.

The University was also granted center of development for 9 of its programs by Commission on Higher Education (CHED).  Recently, the institute has been granted the ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System).

The University also has strong ties in the international arena by having Exchange Programs, Summer Programs and Research Collaborations with universities in Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Sweden, Spain and USA.  In addition to this, the University also has other international programs such as OJT (internship) and Plant Visits with industry partners in Japan, Malaysia, USA, Spain, Singapore, and Thailand.

1. Intramuros Campus – Engineering Programs
2. Makati Campus – Business and IT Programs
658 Muralla St., Intramuros
63 (2) 2475000
63 (2) 5245570

◆UMAP Contact Person

Ms. Rosette Eira Camus; Ms. Sheina Salvador
Office of International Programs and Career Service

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 6 August, 2018
To: 20 October, 2018
·Second Semester
From: 29 October, 2018
To: 26 October, 2019
·Third Semester
From: 4 February, 2019
To: 24 April, 2019
·Forth Semester
From: 13 May, 2019
To: 27 July, 2019

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum N/A
·Maximum 15 credits

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

160 - 250 credits depending on the program

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

3.25 - 4.25 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

AB Psychology, BA Digital Film, Bachelor of Multimedia Arts, BA Advertising Design, BA Broadcast Media, BA Digital Journalism, BS Architecture, BS Biological Engineering, BS Chemical Engineering, BS Chemistry, BS Civil Engineering, BS Computer Engineering, BS Construction Engineering & Management, BS Education Technology, BS Electrical Engineering, BS Electronics Engineering, BS Environmental & Sanitary Engineering, BS Geological Science & Engineering, BS Geology, BS Industrial Design, BS Industrial Engineering, BS Interior Design, BS Management Science & Engineering, BS Manufacturing Engineering, BS Materials Science & Engineering, BS Mechanical Engineering, BS Physics, BPE in Sports and Wellness Management, BS Psychology, BS Service Engineering Management and BS Technical Communication, BS Accountancy, BS Business Administration, BS Computer Science, BS Entertainment and Multimedia Computing, BS Entrepreneurship, BS Information Systems and BS Information Technology Teaching Language: English

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
2 Terms (6 months)
·Language Proficiency Requirements
a. IELTS - overall band score of 6.0, no single test score below 5.5
i. internet-based test score of at least 75,
ii. Paper and pencil based test score of at least 500,
iii. Computer-based test score of at least 173
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Campus facilities, teaching facilities, library facilities, support staff, and student buddy


Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:

Assistance in securing off-campus accommodation.
The University has recognized off-campus dormitories

·Medical Insurance
Students can avail of the in-house medical services. They will be assisted in securing domestic medical insurance from accredited agencies
·Visa Process
Assistance in the VISA processing

Application Submission Deadline: 15 June, 2018 - for 1st to 2nd Quarter
15 December, 2018 - for 3rd to 4th Quarter