According to the Web Popularity Ranking of World Universities 2009, University of the Philippines System is the No. 1 University in the Philippines, with De La Salle at 2nd position and University of the Philippines - Diliman at 3rd position.

Top 20 Universities in the Philippines:

1. University of the Philippines System
2. De La Salle University
3. University of the Philippines - Diliman
4. University of Santo Tomas
5. Ateneo de Manila University
6. University of the Philippines - Los BaƱos
7. Asian Institute of Management
8. Uni of the Philippines - Manila
9. Uni of San Carlos
10. Uni of the Philippines - Baguio
11. Uni of the Philippines in Mindanao
12. Uni of the Philippines in the Visayas
13. Uni of the East
14. Mapua Institute of Technology
15. Polytechnic Uni of the Philippines
16. Uni of Asia and the Pacific
17. Mindanao State Uni - Iligan Institute of Technology
18. Ateneo de Davao Univ
19. Centro Escolar Univ
20. Far Eastern Univ

Source: Webometrics 2009

Another League Table (2009) - Top 20 Universities according to PRC (Professional Regulation Commission) and CHED (Commission on Higher Education):
1 University of the Philipines-Diliman
2 University of Santo Tomas
3 Mindanao State University-Iligan institute of Technology
4 University of the Philippines-Los Banos
5 Mindanao State University- Marawi
6 Ateneo de Davao University
7 Ateneo de Manila University
8 Silliman University
9 University of San Carlos
10 Saint Louis University
11 University of the Philippines-Manila
12 De La Salle University-Manila
13 Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
14 Xavier Univ
15 Uni of Negros Occidental
16 Uni of Southern Philippines
17 Polytechnic U of the Philippines
18 Mapua Institute of Technology
19 Central Mindanao Univ
20 Adamson Univ

* Suggested Reading:

Top Law Schools in the Philippines

Top Medical Schools in the Philippines

Philippines' Best Universities in THES Ranking

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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