Our Lady of Fatima University, College of Medicine

Number One University in Philippines
OLFU (Our lady of Fatima University) is one of the Philippine’s most distinguished centers for medical education and fulfills its commitment to produce world class medical practitioners. It is one of the best medical schools in the Philippines to study MBBS in the Philippines.

Our Lady of Fatima University College of Medicine - Philippines

In its almost more than 55 years of existence, Our Lady of Fatima University has graduated more than 37,000 medical and allied medical health practitioners from all disciplines. This makes Fatima a valuable contributor in the development of the medical and paramedical professions in the Philippines and abroad.

OLFU has a longstanding and deep commitment to provide services and facilities centered towards its growing population of international students. Studying at Fatima allows the student to experience a country which has a strong sense of identity combined with a varied and multi-cultural history. Our Lady of Fatima University is the leading medical school of Philippines. OLFU runs under graduate programs MBBS (MD) and Residency post graduate programs.

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. It is having a Medical Hospital adjoining with the Medical university.

The College has the latest sophisticated medical laboratory equipment that meet 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.download Brochure1

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 Li censure 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 submission of necessary documents, the International Student Office shall help facilitate in the processing 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.


accommodation, hostels and India Mess
An important aspect in 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.

Indian Food Mess

Indian Food Mess - OLFU Philippines

North Indian Food

North & South Indian Food - Lady fatima Philippines

South Indian food


Steps for taking admission in Our Lady of Fatima University.

Latest Fees Structure 2022-23 of Our Lady of Fatima University for BS-MD

Fees Structure 2021-22 of Our Lady of Fatima University for BS-MD

Fees Structure 2020-21 of Our Lady of Fatima University for BS-MD

OLFU Medical University
Live Classes at OLFU , Medical College, Philippines

For Indian Students:

Students from India after class 12 first enroll in a Pre-medical course of 18 months. Then they are eligible to be admitted to the 4 year medical course but on the other hand  Students with a Bachelors Degree can be admitted directly to MD course. The four-year medical course progresses from the study of the normal to the abnormal human being.

1. The first year covers the normal Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Preventive Medicine & Community health, Psychiatry and Medical Practice I. Class lectures are delivered mostly through computers using LCD projectors with all the necessary equipments and further group discussions. Pedagogy and Bioethics are incorporated in Principles of Medical Practice I. An introduction to Medical Informatics is incorporated in Preventive Medicine and Community Health before the biostatistics session.

2. The second year deals with Pathology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Psychiatry II and Medical Economics plus introductory courses in clinical subjects.

3. The third year consists of didactic lectures on common diseases encountered in clinical practice. Path physiology is reviewed while clinical features, diagnostic approaches and principles of management are clarified properly.

4. The fourth year or clinical clerkship is mainly spent in actual patient care with  affiliated Hospitals serving as the clinical laboratory. Hospital rounds and group discussions are on the list in this session give the student.  The University has arrangement with Govt. Hospitals and the AFP Hospital for Clerkship.

Our Lady of Fatima University
Fatima College of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

1st Year

 Physiology  12
 BioChemistry  11
 Gross HSB  10
 Micro HSB  10
 FMCH I**  4
 Psychiatry I**  2
 Emergency Medicine **  2

2nd Year

 Pathology A  5  Parasitology  4.5
 Pathology B  5  Lab D.X  4.5
 Pharmacology A  5  Basic Neuro  2
 Pharmacology B  5  FMCH II  8
 Microbiology  A  3.5  Surgery I  6
 Microbiology B  3.5  Medicine I  6
 Psychiatry II  2  Pediatrics I  6

3rd Year

 Obstetrics  6  Pediatrics II  6
 Gynecology  3  Medicine II  18
 Surgery II  16  Radiology  2
 Surgical Pathology  3  Neurology  2
 Surgical Anesthesia  1  Dermatology  2
 ENT  3  Applied Nutrition  2
 Ophthalmology  3  FMCH III  8
 Legal Medicine  2  Psychiatry III  2
 Note: All third Year Subjects
are semestral, No cross enrollment between Medical & Surgical Subjects
 Rehab Medicine  2
 Med. Jurispredence  2

4th Year

12 Month Clerkship at Fatima Medical Center & Affiliated

Our Lady of Fatima University (OLFU) Fee Structure for 2021 – 22


** Service Tax extra as applicable

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Steps and Procedure involved for Admission in OLFU

Step 1. Check admission eligibility.

  • 10+2 with minimum Aggregate 50% Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
  • NEET pass

Step 2. Submit Copy of Documents.

  • 10th, 12th mark sheets.
  • Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate.
  • Passport.
  • NEET Scorecard

Once documents cleared by University Pay 500 USD to University for Admission Registration.

Step 3. University issues Admission Letter.

Step 4. Deposit 6000 USD as first year tuition fee and get admission confirmed.

Step 5.

  • Pay 2500 USD for Documentation.
  • Submit original documents for Visa Processing.

Step 6. Department of Foreign Affairs, Government of Philippines issues DFA Letter.

Step 7. Pay remaining 2,500 USD .

Step 8. Attend Visa Interview.

Step 9. Fly to Philippines in a group.

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