UST starts second term of AY 2023-2024 with 35,502 students

Around 35,000 students are enrolled in the University of Santo Tomas for the second term of this academic year as of Jan. 15, according to data from the Office of the Registrar. Photo by Franz Martin Dizon/THE FLAME

A TOTAL of 35,502 students have enrolled in the University of Santo Tomas for the second term of the academic year (AY) 2023-2024, according to data from the Office of the Registrar.

As of Monday, Jan. 15, the official start of classes for the second term, 28,556 have enrolled in UST’s different colleges, faculties and institutes, data obtained by The Flame showed.

The basic education department, which consists of high school and senior high school, has 6,946 enrollees.

Among colleges, faculties and institutes, the Faculty of Engineering has attracted the highest number of students this term with 3,267 enrollees. Of that number, 1,067 are freshmen; 832 are sophomores; 668 are juniors and 700 are seniors.

It was followed by the Faculty of Arts and Letters which has 3,141 enrollees: 1,119 freshmen, 648 sophomores, 667 juniors and 707 seniors.

The Faculty of Pharmacy has tallied 3,026 students. It has 802 freshmen, 815 sophomores, 694 juniors and 715 seniors.

The College of Science has recorded 2,387 enrollees, amassing 696 freshmen; 565 sophomores; 569 juniors and 557 seniors.

A total of 2,293 students have enrolled in the College of Commerce: 636 freshmen, 580 sophomores, 581 juniors and 496 seniors.

The College of Tourism and Hospitality Management has logged 1,807 enrollees, of which 485 are freshmen; 392 are sophomores; 476 are juniors and 454 are seniors.

In the College of Information and Computing Sciences, enrolled students have totaled 1,791. About 527 are freshmen, 616 are sophomores, 402 are juniors and 246 are seniors.

The UST-AMV (Alfredo M. Velayo) College of Accountancy has recorded 1,756 students this term: 519 freshmen, 353 sophomores, 384 juniors and 500 seniors.

The College of Fine Arts and Design has 1,623 students, comprising 428 freshmen; 395 sophomores; 395 juniors and 405 seniors.

Of the 1,443 enrollees in the College of Architecture, there are 403 freshmen; 321 sophomores; 339 juniors; 308 seniors and 72 students who are in their fifth year.

The Faculty of Medicine and Surgery has 1,374 enrolled students so far. Of those students, there are 517 freshmen, 525 sophomores 329 juniors and three seniors.

A total of 1,154 students have enrolled in the College of Education, consisting of 284 freshmen, 231 sophomores, 263 juniors and 376 seniors.

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences has 1,128 enrollees, of which 256 are freshmen; 280 are sophomores; 291 are juniors and 301 are seniors.

The Graduate School has recorded 1,031 enrollees. It has 184 first-year students, two second-year students, 19 third-year students, six fourth-year students, 675 in their fifth year, 13 in their sixth, 114 in their seventh and 18 in their eighth year.

Of the 669 second-term enrollees in the College of Nursing, 151 are freshmen, 129 are sophomores, 164 are juniors and 225 are seniors.

The number of enrollees in the Conservatory of Music has totaled 195: 34 freshmen, 34 sophomores, 25 juniors and 102 seniors.

The Institute of Physical Education and Athletics has tallied 152 enrolled students. It has 51 freshmen, 40 sophomores, 33 juniors and 28 seniors.

The Faculty of Sacred Theology has 134 enrollees: 54 freshmen, 49 sophomores, 18 juniors, nine fifth-year students and four sixth-year students.

In the Faculty of Philosophy, 71 students have enrolled, of which 27 are first-years; 20 are second-years; 11 are third-years; four are fourth-years; two are fifth-years and seven are sixth-year students.

The Faculty of Canon Law has 58 students. It has 30 first-years, seven second-years, 10 fifth-years and 11 sixth-year students.

Enrolled students who take review classes or short courses in UST have totaled 55, of which the majority are in their first year. One is a seven-year student.

Only one student has enrolled in the Graduate School of Law so far.

The period for regular enrollment ended on Jan. 14, while the late enrollment period will run from Jan. 15 to 21.  No data has been provided for the Faculty of Civil Law as its enrollment period has not yet begun. F – with reports from Cali Asajar

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