Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)

Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108 Philippines
PHP 90,000 to 110,000
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We have a tradition of excellence dating back over 150 years, and always finding ways to get even better. We're ready for you. Come to the Ateneo.

Jose Maria Edito K. Tirol, PhD
Director (Office of Admission and Aid)

Quick Facts & Figures

(Updated as of Feb 08, 2022)
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PHP 90,000 to 110,000

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Roman Catholic

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(Updated as of Jan 23, 2021)

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What does Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) stand for?

Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) is a private academic and research institution. Its first campus, named Escuela Municipal de Manila, was a public primary school founded by the Society of Jesus in 1859 in Intramuros, Manila. In 1865, the administration of the Escuela Municipal changed its name to Ateneo Municipal de Manila. It was also during this year that Ateneo Municipal became an institute of secondary education.

Ateneo became a private institution during the American regime. In 1909, the school changed its name to Ateneo de Manila. In 1932, the campus moved to Padre Faura, Ermita. In 1925, Ateneo moved to its current location along Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. Seventy years later, Ateneo became a university.

Today, ADMU is home to Filipino values and continuously addresses social problems around the country. From the Basic to Graduate educational levels, the Atenean education serves as a key to open the minds of the students that they are the solutions to the ills of society. Basic Education is divided into three levels: Elementary, Junior High, and Senior High. The Grade School and Junior High School Department of ADMU is exclusive for boys. On the other hand, the Senior High School welcomes females.

The undergraduate courses in ADMU are divided into four colleges. Each college trains students, not only with the necessary skills for employment, but also inspire a lorem ipsum dolor humanist and faith-center environment. Students become involved in situations and locations with social problems through the National Service Training Program (NSTP), the Junior Engagement Program (JEEP), and the Senior Immersion Program. School organizations under the Council of Organizations of the Ateneo (COA) also supply students with extracurricular activities to help others through different endeavors. Finally, professionals can further their education through several graduate courses or short classes available in different campuses around Metro Manila.

Ateneo De Manila University facts:

  • Fr. Francisco Z. Araneta, S.J. was the first Filipino rector of Ateneo de Manila in 1595
  • The school’s Latin motto, Lux in Domino, means “Light in the Lord” in English
  • Ateneo de Manila has 10 school varsities, including the popular Men’s Basketball Team and the Women’s Volleyball Team.


What programs & courses does Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) 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 Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)? Make the best decision in choosing the right path for you, click through the list of programs offered by Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) below:

What are the tuition & fees for students at Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)?

Tuition and miscellaneous fees vary by program and course.

Senior High School: PHP 70,000 (Per Term)
Master's degree: PHP 84,000 to 117,600 (Per Term)

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

Centers of Excellence & Development

COE Centers of Excellence

Business Administration
Information Technology

COD Centers of Development

Electronics Engineering
Environmental Science

Where is Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) located?

(Updated as of Feb 08, 2022)

Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108 Philippines
Contact Number
+632 8426-6001 ext. 5154-5155
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