University of Northern Philippines

established in 1980

The University of Northern Philippines, also known as UNP, is a university in Barangay Tamag, in the City of Vigan in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. It is the first and most established state university in Northern Luzon. UNP Hospital is a foundation that resounds the transitioning of medicinal services in Vigan City, Philippines. May it be a day to day regular ailment or an ailment that requires specialty services and care, it would all be found here. A group of master specialists with many years of experience profoundly trained nursing and ancillary staff, the latest equipment and machines handled by skilled technical staff. Strong support service has raised UNP Hospital to a premier health care institute.

UNP Hospital gives a wide scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and diagnostic services with an integrated group of skilled and compassionate physicians, medicinal services experts and staff. It has developed and extended to give new and advanced services, the latest technology and modern facilities to address the issues of the community. At present, the UNP is a top evaluated general education institution in the Philippines. Besides medicine, the university offers advanced education in accountancy and engineering, communication and information technology, arts and science, business administration, criminology and teacher education.

UNP has four campuses:

Vigan Campus – It houses most of its 14 core colleges.

The Upland Research and Development Center is present at Sinait Campus.

The Environmental Research and Training and Agricultural, Fishery, Research are conducted at Quimmarayan Campus.

The Marine Research and Development Centre is present at Santa Maria Campus.


With these world-class campus facilities, the university gives a fully air-conditioned building facility. It offers in-house academic grant and other government-supported grant programs which make the student’s academic life easy to manage. The importance is given to project and research proposals on high-quality research. UNP leads in the biggest number of foreign students enlisted throughout the previous three years, particularly in the course of Doctor of Education and Doctor of Medicine. With four campuses spread over the state, it’s been the leader and incredible influence on other educational institutions in the whole nation.

BS Tuition Fees – 9,500

MD Tuition Fees – 12,000

Hostel and Mess Fees – 2500

Indian Processing Fee – 2500

Indian processing fee Includes – – Pre Admission Letter, Registration, Mea Attestation, Letter of Acceptance,
Visa Stamping, Medical test, Visa extension & Conversion etc.


The university furnishes its students with comfortable housing facilities for both male and female student occupants. These quarters are given computer centre for speedy internet service, athletic oval and gymnasium for sports and recreational activities, kitchen and laundry areas, laboratory facilities, a wide variety of simulations, audiovisual materials and models for research and experimentation.