The University of Northern Philippines holds the distinction of being the first state university in Northern Luzon. It was created through the enactment of Republic Act 4449 authored by the late Congressman FLORO S. CRISOLOGO. Approved on 19 June 1965, the Act converted the Ilocos Sur School of Arts and Trades, in the municipality of Vigan, province of Ilocos Sur, into this University. The governance of this University is vested in a Board of Regents. The first board was constituted on October 14, 1965. The mission of the University is to provide quality education through modernization, accreditation and effective consultation and linkages; enhance research through expansion of commodity coverage and capacitation of faculty and staff members; intensify extension through provision of impact projects; and improve production through the optimal utilization of available resources making our graduates effective development managers and useful citizens in the community.

UNP Hospital is an institute that resonates the coming of age of medical services in Vigan City, Philippines. May it be a day to day regular ailment or a concern that requires specialty services and care it can all be found here. A team of expert doctors with decades of experiences highly trained nursing and ancillary staff, latest equipments and machines handled by skilled technical staff and a strong backbone of support services has helped elevate UNP Hospital to a premier health care institute.

UNP Hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and diagnostic services with an integrated team of skilled and compassionate physicians, health care professionals and staff.

UNP Hospital has grown and expanded to provide new and advanced services, the latest technology and modern facilities to meet the needs of the communities.

Facts about UNP

•           Government University (106 years old).

•           Recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI).

•           Accredited and certified by the Commission of Higher.

•           Education(CHED).

•           Holds the distinction of Level IV University in the country.

•           Collaborated with University of Hawaii Kapiolani College for nursing.

•           No capitation fee.

•           No language barrier.

•           Affordable tuition fee.

•           Easy payment schemes.

•           Good Indian food.

•           Well trained faculties.

•           Trained lab faculties.

•           Lots of Indian students.

•           Secured campus facility.

Recognized By

•           Medical Council of India (MCI).

•           Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

•           World Health Organization (WHO).

•           Listed in International Medical Education Directory (IMED).

•           Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

•           Indonesian Medical Council (IMC).

•           Nepal Medical Council(NMC), Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council(BMDC).

•           Maldives Medical Council (MMC), Medical Council of Thailand.

Advantages of University of Northern Philippines(UNP)

Attain excellence and leadership among Instruction in Medicine and Allied Health Professions responsive to the needs of the dynamic health system.

Enhance scientific, clerical and community based health researchers along identified local and global concerns for the improvement of the general health and conditions.

Strengthen relevant extension services and help uplift people’s lives.

Improve Production through optimal utilization of available resources geared toward self-reliance.

Accreditation / Affiliations

The University is duly accredited and certified by the Commission of Higher Education (CHED).

Holds the distinction of Level IV University in the country.

Collaborated with University of Hawaii Kapiolani College for nursing.

In medicine affiliate hospitals includes Candon General Hospital, Salcedo District Hospital, St. Lucia District Hospital, Southern Ilocos Sur District Hospital, Sto. Nino, Cagayan Valley Medical centre, Candon City Hospital, Central ilocos Sur District Hospital and ilocos Region Training Medical centre.

Courses Offered

The UNP of Philippines offers quality medical programs under the supervision of highly qualified Faculty and state of the art infrastructure. The College is famous for its medical programs (MBBS/MD).

Programme                                                                         Duration

BS+MD (equivalent to MBBS)                                                 5 years

Doctor of Medicine (MD)                                                         4 years

Course Language – English

Eligibility – Above 65% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Intake/Admission – 01 May 2020 – 30 September 2020

Course Level – Bachelor’s