Our Lady of Fatima University

Our lady of Fatima University has graduated more than 30,000 medical and allied medical health
practitioners from all disciplines. OLFU  is one of the Philippine’s most distinguished centers for medical education
and fulfills its commitment to producing world-class medical practitioners and ideal college for Indian students
to study MBBS abroad.

OLFU FoundeD in

1967

OLFU Tuition Fees

26.195L

OLFU MCI Pass %

82.6%

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About Our Lady of Fatima University

Our Lady of Fatima University (formerly known as Fatima Medical Science Foundation, Inc., and abbreviated as OLFU) is a Higher Education Institution in the Philippines known for its allied medical sciences programs and also offers Undergraduate Graduate, and Post Graduate degrees.

OLFU (Our lady of Fatima University) is also the university with the highest FMGE passing percentage. The ideal college for Indian students to study MBBS abroad, Our lady of Fatima University in Philippines is located in the Valenzuela City, on the outskirts of Metropolitan Manila.

20.215L Tuition Fees

  Indian Food

  In-Campus Hostel

olfu campus

Our lady of Fatima University is the first and only Philippine medical school to have an institutional clerkship program with a foreign hospital. The university has sent over 100 medical students for clerkship training at the Brooklyn Medical Center and Peninsula Hospital in New York City and the Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago. During the 2011 Physician Licensure Examinations, the university dominated half of the list of top ten board passers.

Our Lady of Fatima University Fee Structure

Rs. 26,59,000/-

First Year
INR 6,43,000
Second Year
INR 3,85,000
Third Year
INR 3,85,000
Fourth Year
INR 3,85,000
Fifth Year
INR 3,85,000

Our Lady of Fatima University Accreditation

Our Lady of Fatima University is accredited by top medical bodies across the globe.

What’s special about Our Lady of Fatima University?

Our Lady of Fatima University has graduated more than 30,000 medical and allied medical health practitioners from all disciplines of medical education in its 45+ years of existence. Our Lady of Fatima University makes a valuable contributor in the development of the medical and paramedical professions in the global medical community.

Our Lady of Fatima University’s College of Medicine is accredited by Association of the Philippine Medical Colleges. It was listed in the World Health Organization Geneva Recognized Medical Schools. It is accredited furthermore by the Illinois State Board of Education and New York State Board of Education and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to administer Title IV Program.

Indian students prefer choosing Our Lady of Fatima University to study MBBS abroad because of various advantages such as:

Our Lady of Fatima University Infrastructure

Infrastructure at Our Lady of Fatima University

OLFU main campus is located in Valenzuela City, on the outskirts of Metropolitan Manila. The main campus houses the College of Medicine Building and the St. Martin de Porres Building where the College of Dentistry and College of Business and Accountancy are situated. Also found in Valenzuela is the Fatima University Medical Center, a partner institution of the College of Medicine.

The Our Lady of Fatima College of Medicine is housed in five buildings where you’ll find the school’s lecture halls, seminar and conference rooms, research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, amphitheater, library facilities with audio visual monitors, administrative offices of the departments and parking space.

 

The College of Medicine has the latest sophisticated medical laboratory equipment that meets the standards of the Board of Medical Education. Also, it has a computer laboratory equipped with internet access to facilitate research work and networking of all medical students.

At the heart of the College of Medicine lies the Fatima University Medical Center which is a 150-bed hospital on the university campus. The center is an institutional partner that serves as a teaching tertiary hospital, equipped to give students hands-on experience and exposure. It is furnished with medical, diagnostic and surgical equipment. It houses a first-class emergency room, intensive care unit, with centralized monitors, physical rehabilitation clinic, pulmonary laboratory, ophthalmology clinic, and ENT clinic.

Fatima creates a “hands-on classroom” providing students with patient care experience. Equipped with training manikins and simulators, Fatima provides students with exposure to medical procedures.

All these ensure that students have all the necessary tools for learning within their reach at all times!

Hightech Digital classrooms at OLFU
24 hours digital library
Digitized Laboratory at OLFU
In Campus Hostel for Boys and Girls with Air conditioning and Wifi.
In Campus Dining for Hostel for students with both Vegetarian and Non-veg Indian style food.
Adequate Sports and Games facilities encourage them to participate in extra-curricular activities.

Our Lady of Fatima University - Hostel and Accommodation

Our Lady Of Fatima University Hostel offers accommodation for MBBS students inside the campus. Our Lady Of Fatima University Hostel provides separate hostels for girls and boys, so that they can be 100% comfortable in their living spaces. 

 

The Our Lady Of Fatima University hostel rooms are spacious, with options of being fully air-conditioned & equipped with comfortable furniture. The Our Lady Of Fatima University Hostel present inside the Campus, has rooms that come with attached washrooms and toilets. Huge conference study halls are there for our students to collaborate and study together. Among other facilities, Our Lady Of Fatima University Hostel also provides,

Our Lady of Fatima University - Associated Hospitals

Fatima creates a “hands-on classroom” providing students with patient care experience. Equipped with training manikins and simulators, Fatima provides students exposure to medical procedures

Apart from the Fatima University Medical Center which is a 150-bed hospital on the university campus, OLFU has also associated with hospitals world-over to provide their students a truly global experience in medical training. 

OLFU has sent its medical students for clerkship training at the Brooklyn Medical Center and Peninsula Hospital in New York City and the Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago, and various other hospitals in Illinois, Thailand and Maldives.

Our Lady of Fatima University medical center

Fatima University Medical Center

Valenzuela city, Metro manila, Philippines.

Core Values at Our Lady of Fatima University

The value of a medical university or their credibility in the world market solely depends on the core values and the vision of the institution, and its leadership.

Vision & Mission

Our Lady of Fatima University seeks to promote the virtues of “Veritas et Misericordia” (Latin for truth and compassion).

In 1967, Our Lady of Fatima University was established. Over the years Our Lady of Fatima University has grown into one of the best centers for Medical Education in the Philippines. Since its establishment, with over 40 years, the Fatima university has graduated over 30,000 medical practitioners from all disciplines.

Owing to recognitions, OLFU has received through voluntary accreditation of its programs within the framework of the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines. 

The university voluntarily subjected itself to CHED’s Institutional Quality Assurance through Monitoring and Evaluation (IQuAME) in 2008. In 2009, after being evaluated, it was placed in Category A(t) as a mature teaching university.

Accreditations and Achievements of  Our Lady of Fatima University

All this makes Our Lady of Fatima University to be the best university to choose to study MBBS abroad. Especially indian students get the opportunity to study MBBS abroad and get a world-class MBBS education at the most affordable fees.

Our Lady of Fatima University - Syllabus

The best thing about studying MBBS in Philippines is that you don’t have to learn a new language. All the classes will be in English and 99% of the population of the Philippines speak English. The entire course is taught in English medium, 

The duration of the MD course is 5.5 years. The course is divided into two parts:

The MBBS program in the Philippines is called MD whereas the pre-medical program is called BS. First, you need to complete the BS program which is of 1.5 years in Our Lady Of Fatima University. After this, you need to clear NMAT and then you will get admission in the 4 year MD program which is equivalent to MBBS in India. 

MBBS, MD or Medical education in the Our Lady Of Fatima University is recognized as an MD degree which is equivalent to the MBBS degree in India, UK and Singapore, and other Commonwealth countries. Our Lady Of Fatima University MD degree is recognized as equivalent to the MBBS course in India by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and students will be given a license to practice in India after completion MCI [Medical Council of India] Exam in India.

First year - I SemesterFirst Year II Semester
Gross AnatomyGross Anatomy
Biochemistry & NutritionBiochemistry & Nutrition
PhysiologyPhysiology
HistologyHistology
Preventive Medicine - IPreventive Medicine - I
Introduction to Clinical StudiesIntroduction to Clinical Studies
Psychiatry IPsychiatry I
Second Year - I SemesterSecond Year - II Semester
Medicine I (Physical Diagnosis)Medicine I (Physical Diagnosis)
Pediatrics IPediatrics I
Surgery ISurgery I
PharmacologyPharmacology
ParasitologyPsychiatry II
General PathologyGeneral Pathology
Medical EthicsMedical Ethics
Preventive & Social Medicine IIPreventive & Social Medicine II
 Microbiology
 Clinical Pathology
Third Year - I SemesterThird Year - II Semester
Medicine IIMedicine II
Surgery IISurgery II
PediatricsPediatrics
ObstetricsObstetrics
TherapeuticsTherapeutics
Advanced PathologyPsychiatry II
DermatologyRadiology II
Psychiatry IIIPreventive & Social Medicine III
Radiology IICPC/Journal Club ( Lecture)
OphthalmologyGynaecology
AnaesthesiaENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
NeurologyMedical Jurisprudence
Preventive & Social Medicine III 
Legal medicine 
CPC/Journal Club 
Fourth Year - 52 Week Internship
Medicine
Surgery
Pediatrics
OB-Gynecology
ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
Psychiatry
Preventive & Social Medicine/ Community Medicine.
Emergency Medicine
Infectious Medicine
Pathology
Radiology
Anaesthesiology
Orthopaedics 
Ophthalmology 
Dermatology 
MBBS in Philippines

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Lady of Fatima University Frequently Asked Questions.

Is MBBS and MD is equivalent?
The difference is that MBBS follows the British system of education whereas MD follows the American system of Education. The degrees are considered equal in stature.
What are the Documents Required during Admission Process in Our Lady of Fatima University?
The list of documents are
Can I get a job in Government Hospitals or allied Medical Institutions in India?
Yes, upon registration with MCI and the State Medical Councils, you are eligible for any government job. Not just in India, studying at OLFU gives you the opportunity to do your 4th year clerkship in USA, which automatically helps you get a well settled career in the USA. OLFU is the only university in Philippines accredited to offer clerkships in USA.
How safe is Philippines?
It is one of the safest countries in the world, due to its excellent bilateral relationships they maintain with all the countries around them and by nature, the people of Philippines are very gentle and peace-loving.
Is Indian food available?
OLFU provides Indian food on campus. We have separate counters for Veg and Non Veg. We even have provisions to provide Jain food for our students.

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