Budget and Finances

As the public national university, UP is considered by many as a model in the pursuit of democratic principles of accountability and transparency in governance. This ideal is not only manifested in the operations of the university but also explicitly expressed in its charter.

Under Section 3 of the University of the Philippines Charter of 2008 (Republic Act 9500), the University of the Philippines considers it its duty to “(h)Provide democratic governance in the University based on collegiality, representation, accountability, transparency and active participation of its constituents, and promote the holding of fora for students, faculty, research, extension and professional staff (REPS), staff, and alumni to discuss non-academic issues affecting the University.”

Section 26 of the Charter also states that “The national university shall submit an annual report to Congress containing the financial statements, statement of assets and liabilities, actual projected income from tuition fees and other revenue sources, contracts and investment entered into pursuant to Section 22 (c) hereof and programs of expenditure. All accounts and disbursements of the national university shall be audited by the Commission on Audit.”

With these principles and provisions in mind, the university makes available its Financial Statements, Internal Operating Budget and Budget Proposals. To view these documents please click on the links below.


UP Statistics

For more facts and figures on the University of the Philippines, you may also want to look up the UP Statistics for the following years:

These reports on the university are annual compilations of data from the seven Constituent Universities (CUs) and one Autonomous College (AC) of the University of the Philippines (UP) System. Data collection and consolidation is done by the Planning Services Division of the UP System Budget Office, Office of the Vice-President for Planning and Finance.