Philippines is the third Largest English speaking country in the world. More than 95% of its population speaks English, which is its official language. 20,000+ foreign students to Philippines each year for education in Engineering, Medical, Dental, Nursing, Shipping, etc. High quality education, safe and conducive environment and affordable fee structure and other associated expenses are one of the primary reasons for international students to opt for higher education in the country. Apart from these, with a degree of the educational institutes in this country, you can explore job opportunities in different countries in the world. Medium of instruction for these courses is only English. Academic calendar begins in June and extends till March.
A year comprises of two semesters, one from June to October and the other from November to March. Its capital city is Manila; a Mega city with over 20 million population. The dominant religion is Catholic Christianity with over 93% of the population following it. Philippines is also the largest exporter of Nurses and doctors to the United States. It has a very high education standard with more than 5000 Indian students studying medicine in the Philippines.