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Our Lady of Fatima University, College of Medicine

OLFU (Our lady of Fatima University) is one of the Philippine’s most distinguished centers for medical education and fulfills its commitment to producing world-class, medical practitioners.


In its almost more than 45 years of existence, Our Lady of Fatima University has graduated more than 30,000 medical and allied medical health practitioners from all disciplines, Proof that makes Fatima a valuable contributor to the development of the medical and paramedical professions in the Philippines and abroad.

OLFU has a longstanding and deep commitment to providing services and facilities centered towards its growing population of international students. Studying at Fatima allows the student to experience a country that has a strong sense of identity combined with a varied and multi-cultural history. With its dictum, “Improving Man as Man,” the university instills in each student an atmosphere of academic excellence together with the social role and responsibilities essential of holistic healthcare practitioners and medical professionals.

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 audiovisual monitors, administrative offices of the departments, and parking space.

The College 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.

All these are put in place to ensure that students have all the necessary tools for learning within their reach.

Accreditation and Achievements(OLFU)

  • Fully accredited by the Association of the Philippine Medical Colleges

  • Listed in the World Health Organization Geneva Recognized Medical Schools

  • Fatima has an ongoing Clerkship Program with the Harbor Hospital in Baltimore and Jackson Park in Chicago, USA

  • Accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education

  • Accredited by the New York State Board of Education

  • Recognized by the California Quality Health Assurance

  • Competent Alumni placed in key hospitals in the Philippines and Abroad

  • Garnering topnotch in the Physician’s Licensure Examinations Philippines.

Student Assistance
The International Student Office provides assistance to students as soon as they arrive in the Philippines and all throughout their stay in Our Lady of Fatima University.

Types of assistance offered
As foreign nationals, international students would need to acquire immigration papers (such as a Philippine Student VISA) for pursuing studies in the Philippines. Through the submission of necessary documents, the International Student Office shall help facilitate in the processing of the required immigration papers.

Upon arrival in Manila, Philippines, initial transportation from the airport to the school will be provided. The International Student Office will aid and orient the students in the registration process upon arrival on campus.


An important aspect of University life is the choice of where to live. The office will immediately help the students in locating and choosing the right type of housing that would best suit their needs.

Information center
The International Student Office serves as an information hub that will be accommodating to the inquiries and concerns of the international students regarding academics, accommodation concerns, Philippine culture, etc.

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