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Quick Facts

    • Established : 1969

    • Institute Type: Private

    • Campus Size: 10 Acres

    • City: Dagupan

    • Exams: NEET UG

Lyceum-Northwestern University was founded by Dr. Francisco Quimson Duque and Mrs. Florencia Tiongson Duque.
L-NU started as a single-room nursing school at the Dagupan City Polyclinic Hospital and was then called the Dagupan City School of Nursing. The school had an initial population of 94.

Lyceum Northwestern University has a long legacy of more than 50 years in providing quality education and academic excellence in South Asia. Located in Dagupan City, Philippines, Lyceum Northwestern University (L-NU) is an ISO 9001:2008 recognized University standing as a beacon for learning and research. L-NU is committed to developing a community of scholars and professionals committed to serving society, promoting the development of students to reach their true potential in becoming competent, ethical, caring and inquiring citizens and visionary leaders.

Students from all over the world flock to L-NU every year to realize their dreams in various fields such as Medicine, Arts and Science, Business Education, Criminology, Architecture, Law, Engineering and other vocational studies. Medical Education at L-NU is world renowned for our rigorous curriculum and research facilities.

There is an ever-growing large community of Indian students who study at our campus to realize their cherished dreams of becoming a doctor. Lyceum Northwestern University is committed to making our students become compassionate, knowledgeable, highly-competent physicians by providing them with early hands-on clinical training and opportunities to hone their professional skills.

  • First Semester: Gross Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience 1, Primary Health Care
  • Second Semester: Gross Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience 1, Biostatistics, History of Medicine
  • Third Semester: Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Physical Diagnosis, Neuroscience 2, Epidemiology
  • Fourth Semester: Pharmacology, Microbiology, General Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Physical Diagnosis, Neuroscience 2, Paediatrics, Surgery
  • Fifth Semester: Paediatrics, Ob-Gyne, Surgery, Medicine, Legal Medicine, EENT, Neuroscience 3
  • Sixth Semester: Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Surgery, Medicine, Community Medicine, Dermatology, Radiology, Rehabilitation medicine
  • Seventh Semester: Medicine, Surgery, Ob-Gyne, Paediatrics, Community Medicine, Neuroscience

*Subjects in MD are very much similar to the subjects taught in MBBS degree in India. Students who pursue an MD degree in the Philippines would learn almost the same subjects that would help them to clear screening tests conducted by the National Board of Examinations in India.

To become eligible for studying MBBS in Lyceum Northwestern University, medical aspirants need to fulfill below-given eligibility criteria:
  • Candidates should have completed 17 years of age on or before the date of the application.
  • The applicant should not be more than 25 years of age.
  • Candidate should have an aggregate of 50% or above marks in class 12th.
  • For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum percentage should be 40%
  • The medical aspirant must have studied Chemistry, Physics, Biology as main subjects in 12th.
  • Student should provide proof of the paying capacity of the guardians or parents
  • Candidate should have a medical examination certificate *As per the recent notification issued by MCI in agreement with the Delhi High Court, students who wish to pursue MBBS from any foreign medical university and have not registered/qualified/appeared in NEET are bound to show an Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) at the time of admission to Foreign Medical Universities.


  • Marksheet of 10th and 12th class School transfer certificate
  • NEET Scorecard Code of Conduct Certificate Copy of Passport School leaving Certificate
  • Passport size photos
  • Health record and medical check-up Certificate
  • No criminal record Certificate
  • Bank statement of the parent or guardian showing the first year of the medical education fee structure
  • Other application forms that may be required a particular university
  • No criminal record certificate and Medical check-up certificate is mandatory as per the Philippines MBBS Education Institution when they apply for the Philippines VISA.
  • Global Recognition:

Philippines Medical degree is globally recognized by World Health Organisation (WHO), United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), Medical Council of India (MCI), Commission for higher education (CHED).

  • English speaking Country:

Philippines is the 3rd largest English speaking country in the world. It makes not only the communication easy for our Indian students but also their lives in a foreign country. Filipinos are known worldwide as natural born friendly and hospitable people. They welcome Indian students with all heart. There is no discrimination or hatred of any kind in Philippines, compared to the experiences of Indian students in even developed countries like the UK, USA, and Australia.

  • Cost of Living

Cost of Living at Philippines is very less compared to other countries. It’s said to be one of 5 cheapest countries to live, our students will get to enjoy a higher standard of life. Thanks to their world-class educational institutions, Indian students are getting this golden opportunity to study expensive courses like Medicine in Philippines at such an affordable rate.

  • No Donation & Low Tuition Fee

Average College tuition fee in Private and Government Medical colleges ranges from 2Lakhs per/year. Which makes even the middle-class students to achieve their dream within their budget. Philippines medical colleges are regulated by the Philippines ministry of education. They have strict rules against collection any money excess of the tution fee. That’s why there is no exorbitant capitation fee or donation of any kind. This is a great opportunity for Indian students to pursue their dream education of studying medicine, as studying in Philippines comes at way cheaper a price than studying at most private institutions in India. Add to that, the world-class infrastructure and American-based syllabus taught at Lyceum Northwestern University at Philippines, you’ve got the best of everything – both money wise and quality wise.

  • Modern and Well Equipped Facilities:

As the advancements in medical industry happens around the world, philippines does not fail to provide it to their students. Anatomage table & simulation lab has revolutionized the teaching of Anatomy and Surgery in Medical Education.

  • Growing community of Indian Students:

The Indian student community is growing ever stronger in Philippines. More than 6000 Indian students are studying in various Universities in Philippines. More than 250 Indian students are pursuing Medicine at Lyceum Northwestern University at present. This kind of strong student community not only helps our Indian students to get comfortable in a foreign country, it also helps to find mentors in their seniors and peers who will guide them in academics and even in career opportunities later when they graduate.

  • Similar to Indian Conditions:

Since Philippines has similar weather conditions as in India, the disease patterns are the same. So training as a doctor in Philippines helps easier transition when the students want to work in India after they graduate. Compare that to students who study medicine at countries like Russia and Australia which are so different from India.

Pre-medinceFirst Year5,95,000/-
Doctor of MedicineSecond Year2,50,000/-
Third Year2,50,000/-
Fourth Year2,50,000/-
Fifth Year2,50,000/-
Total 15,95,000/-

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