Philippine Women's University

1743 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila
PHP 100,000 to 120,000
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What does Philippine Women's University stand for?

Philippine Women’s University (PWU) is a private, non-sectarian academic institution founded in 1919 with the goal to empower women through higher education. It was one of the few schools in Manila that accepts female students during its time. But today, the school now accepts male enrollees.  The institution offers basic education from preschool to senior high at the Jose Abad Santos Memorial School (JASMS) in Manila and Quezon City. Meanwhile, its undergraduate to post-graduate degree programs are offered in its main campus. 

The PWU is composed of fourteen academic schools that offer programs in Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts and Design, Music, Business Education, Food Technology, Education, International Relations and Diplomacy, Hospitality Management, Medical Technology, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Tourism. In addition to these programs, the PWU also provides special programs that include distance learning and the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP).

Further, the institution also has Career Development and Continuing Education Centers placed in pilot provinces that are considered to be needing of quality continuing education. Its school units are located in the provinces of Tarlac, Baguio, Camarines Norte, Bataan, and with two units in Laguna (Sta. Cruz and Calamba).

Philippine Women’s University is currently affiliated with the Philippine Association of College and Universities (PACU), the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU), and the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA). The school is also recognized by the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (DepEd).

Philippine Women's University Manila Facts:

  • Philippine Women’s University is a school of many firsts in the country. One of them is organizing a Student Council, the first such council in a Philippine private school, in 1922. Now, almost all schools have student councils and governments.
  • Dr. Jose Francisco Benitez is the ninth and is one of the 2 male presidents of the PWU.
  • In the 1990s, PWU became co-educational, finally accepting males after more than 80 years of being an exclusive women-only school.



What programs & courses does Philippine Women's University offer?

Choosing the right program can help you set your future goals and visualize where you want to be. Whether you want to be an engineer, a teacher, an accountant, or you want to level up in your profession, making yourself informed with the right choices will surely back you up in the future. Are you ready to map your career with Philippine Women's University? Make the best decision in choosing the right path for you, click through the list of programs offered by Philippine Women's University below:

What are the tuition & fees for students at Philippine Women's University?

Tuition and miscellaneous fees vary by program and course.

Senior High School: PHP 51,637 (Per Term)

For a complete list of details, please send an inquiry here.

Where is Philippine Women's University located?

(Updated as of May 22, 2019)

1743 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila
Contact Number
(02) 465-1798 / (02) 920-6311
Mobile Number
0956 675 4232

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