Santa Clara University

Study Abroad

Ateneo de Manila

Language of Instruction

The Location
Manila is the capital of the Philippines and is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay. The city has a apopulation of approximately 19 million people, which makes it the world's eleventh largest metropolitan area and fifth largest urban area. It has a cosmopolitan atmosphere and great cultural diversity, which includes European, Arab, Indian, and Latin American migrants or expatriates.

Courses Available
Ateneo is divided into four schools: the School of Humanities, the John Gokongwei School of Management, the School of Science and Engineering, and the School of Social Sciences.

  • Humanities offers English, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Fine Arts, and Theology
  • Management offers Finance, Marketing, and Accounting
  • Science and Engineering offers Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics, and Mathematics
  • The School of Social Sciences offers courses in Communication, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology


Housing Options
International students have three options for housing accommodation: on-campus residence halls, off-campus dormitories and off-campus apartments/condominium units.  There are two on-campus Residence Halls, one for girls (Eliazo Hall) and one for boys (Cervini Hall).  Off-campus apartments are generally within a 10 minute walk of the campus and come fully furnished, but do not include utilities. 


Official Contact Person
Glenn de Leon, Office of International Programs
Tel. no: (+632) 426-600

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