Southwestern University

Southwestern University Philippines is a well recognised and prominent medical institute that greatly contributes to society by providing quality education and state of the art opportunities to medical aspirants. It is a jewel and listed in the list of top medical institutes of the world.

It was established in 1946 and evolved as an institute that provides a great support and learning environment to medical students. Its education is based on a flexible curriculum, real-time experiences to provide spectacular perspectives to all its students.

Every department of Southwestern University has the most inspiring and experienced professors, faculty members, surgeons holding the highest expertise in their respective fields.

The university infrastructure itself is unique and spread in a large area equipped with all essential amenities required to enrich a medical student. It has laboratories and classrooms with 3-D simulation including an affiliated network of 6 hospitals. It has an auditorium, dormitories, Cafeteria, sports arenas for facilitating students significantly.

Southwestern University – Rewards & Ranking

  • According to the UNIRank, it holds the position of 4413 among the top medical universities across the world and 164 among the national medical universities.
  • Accredited by World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Recognized by the Ministry of education and science, the Philippines

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS Study in Southwestern University

Age 17 Years in the respective year of admission (till 31st December)
NEET Qualifying Scorecard should not be older than 3 years
10+2 50% in PCB (General category)

40% marks PCB (for Reserved category)

Duration of MBBS from Southwestern University

The course structure in the Philippines is slightly different from other countries. The entire course duration is of 5 years (1 years BS + 4 years MD) 

Important dates – October Intake session 2021

Application Start Date August
Invitation Letter Within 15 days
Last Date of Admission Form By the end of October

Important dates – January Intake session (Winter Intake)

Application Start Date December
Invitation Letter Within 15 days
Last Date of Admission Form By the end of January

Fee structure for MBBS Study in the Philippines for Southwestern University

Fee Structure BS 1 MD 1 MD 2 MD 3 MD 4 Total Fee Fee in INR
Tuition Fee Peso 3,00,452 Peso
Peso 7,88,874 Rs 11,88,082

Note: Peso 1 = INR 1.48 

The budget for the MBBS course from Southwestern University is around Rs 12 Lakh. Though accommodation and Indian food facility is provided to the students they need to pay it separately. Those charges are not included in the above fee structure because students can opt for these facilities from the second year. The food and accommodation charges are Rs 12000 to Rs 15000.

Benefits of studying MBBS from Southwestern medical university

  • Institute has a pool of brilliant faculty who are researchers, scholars, and PhD holders in specialized fields
  • Fully English medium course
  • Ideal Student and teacher ratio (10:1)
  • The US-based medical education system
  • High MCI/FMGE passing rate
  • Clinically oriented learnings based on case study

Accommodation, Food, and other facilities

  • Separate hostels for Indian students for both boys and girls
  • All rooms are equipped with essential amenities required for the students
  • On-premises Indian food facility, where all recipes are cooked by Indian cooks
  • Sports club, GYM, ATM, 24*7 water and electricity, laundry, High-speed internet, library and many more

How to reach Southwestern University?

The air distance from Delhi to Manila, Philippines is 4,764km. The Southwestern university is situated in Cebu City which is around 830 km from Manila international airport.

The entire journey takes around 9 to 12 hours including layover time. Since students are sent in groups, our representative will receive them at the airport and drop them off at the university campus safely via a convenient mode of transport.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there any language barrier at Southwestern university PHINMA?

No, there is no language barrier while studying MBBS courses in the Philippines because the Philippines is one of those countries where the English language is spoken by a majority of the people like the US, UK, Canada etc. Hence, Indian students wont find any language barrier there.

  • Is Southwestern University safe for Indian students?

Yes, Indian students are safe at southwestern universities. There are strict rules that are adhered to by all the teaching and other staff members to maintain a safe and learning environment for the students. All staff members are welcoming in nature and pay full attention to safety, especially for Girls.

  • Is there any scholarship program for students?

Yes, Students can become eligible for various scholarship programs run by the university. Based on merit and academic performance, universities provide scholarships to encourage students to do better in their studies.

  • Can I apply for the PG course after completing MBBS from the Philippines?

Yes, they can apply for a PG course after completing an MBBS degree. They need to pass the USMLE Exam and should be eligible on other parameters also. For more information, call us @+91-9310374013