Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan, Philippines

Dagupan, Philippines


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Lyceum Northwestern University (L-NU) is a private medical college founded in 1969 by Dr Francisco Quimson Duque and Mrs Florencia Tiongson Duque. LNU is an internationally recognized university located in Dagupan, Philippines and is well known for its quality of education and research work. L-NU is certified by ISO, UNESCO, accredited to PAASCU, PACUCOA, FAAP and recognised by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Department of Education (DepEd), Philippines. It is also a lifetime member of University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP). The universitys FQD Medical Foundation College of Medicine has been recognized as the third best medical school in the country and fifth-best worldwide.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Lyceum Northwestern University restricted and developed itself to meet the requirements with each passing year to become one of the best private universities in the Philippines. The Northern Philippines Institute of Medicine of L-NU was founded in 1974 after the consortium of local tertiary schools and became the first medical school of the north. The medical courses at the university are offered under various disciplines like Dentistry, Physical Therapy and Radiologic Technology. It was in 1979 when the Nursing Department became the LNU College of Nursing. L-NU boasts a spacious campus with modern facilities including smart classrooms, a fully furnished library, playgrounds and a gym & fitness area. The courses are delivered by experienced faculty members and the practical sessions are conducted under the guidance of experts in the field.

Accomplishments & Alumni

L-NU has produced around 9,000 socially and ethically responsible, well-trained and dedicated graduates since its inception. The academic and research programmes offered at the university help students develop their intellect and acquire skills needed for a medical professional. Many of the LNU graduates can be found around the world working as medical professionals or entrepreneurs in both private or public sectors. Research work at L-NU leads to new inventions and discoveries for the betterment of society. Some of the notable names associated with the university include Lani Mercado, Paolo Duterte, Francis Baraan IV and Tanyalak Parimon.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The first batch of students of LNU graduated in 1972 with a passing percentage of 98.2. In 1980, L-NU College of Medicine garnered distinction with a 100% passing percentage in Medical Board Examination. The university welcomes over 1,800 international students from different parts of the world. Every year, several graduates of L-NU qualify for the medical license examinations and step ahead to pursue a career as a physician, nurse or any other medical professional.

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  • M.B.B.S.

    • Mode


      Application Fee


    • Duration

      6 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 1,69,000

Study MBBS at Lyceum Northwestern University

Over 250 Indian students pursue medicine at Philippines' Lyceum Northwestern University, popular for low tuition fees, quality and internationally recognised curriculum and so on. Here are some of the major highlights of MBBS at Lyceum Northwestern University, Philippines:

Type of University


Year of Establishment


Course Name



2-6 years

Accredited By


Minimum Requirement for Admission

NEET/NMAT, 10+2 with 50% in PCB and Mathematics

Medium of Instruction


Tuition Fee*

INR 2,60,000

Intake for MBBS Course


Seats of International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Hostel+Food Expenses*

INR 1,80,000

Student/Faculty Ratio


University Rankings

Country Rank - 154

*Note - Currency exchange rates change continually, which means the values given in the table may change as per today's exchange rate.

Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan, Philippines Scholarship

Scholarship for International Students

Lyceum Northwestern University has more than 13 scholarship programmes available for both domestic and international students. Some of the scholarship opportunities available at L-NU includes the following: 

  • The FRANCISCO Q. DUQUE Scholarship is offered to students who pass the scholarship qualifying examination.

  • Academic Scholarship is available to Regular students who maintain excellent academic ratings at the university.

  • The  Commission on Higher Education (CHED) also administers student financial assistance programs which include full-time merit-based scholarships and loan facilities under Study Now Pay Later Plan Scheme, SAFE-4-SR and SAFE LOAN (with Zero % Interest) Scheme and PGMA- Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). 

Campus Location

Lyceum Northwestern University

Dagupan, Philippines

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