Davao Medical School Foundation, Philippines

Davao City, Philippines



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Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF) is a private medical institution located in Davao City, Philippines. It was founded in 1976 and is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

DMSF offers undergraduate and graduate medical programs, as well as other health-related courses such as nursing, physical therapy, and medical technology.

The most popular course offered by DMSF is its Doctor of Medicine (MD) program, which is a 6 year course that includes a one-year clinical internship. The MD program is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the General Medical Council (GMC) of the United Kingdom.

In addition, the university offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (BSMT) program, and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (BSPT) program.

For admission to the MD program, applicants are required to have completed a Bachelor's degree in any field with a minimum of 50% marks in the pre-medical subjects. They must also pass the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) and undergo an interview. The average tuition fee for the MD program at DMSF is approximately PHP 200,000 per year.

Davao Medical School Foundation - Quick Highlights 2023

Refer to the table below for quick facts about Davao Medical School Foundation:

Intake for MBBS course


Neet Examination

Yes, Required

Degree Awarded

Medical Doctor

Annual Tuition Fees (Approx)

9375 USD

Admission Fees

2900 USD

Duration Of MBBS Course

6 Years

Medium Of Teaching


University Ranking

Country Rank - 87
World Rank - 9016

University Recognition


Why Study MBBS at Davao Medical School Foundation?

Following are the benefits of Davao Medical School Foundation:

  • Davao Medical School University ranked at 134th position among top medical universities of the Philippines.

  • NMC & WHO recognized medical colleges.

  • Davao Medical School University has English medium of teaching.

  • Good connection with the worldwide reputed medical universities.

  • Safe place to study MBBS course.

  • Problem-based learning methodology.

  • Focus on developing the practical skill of the student.

  • The university provides human and integral health sciences education and services with an emphasis on primary health care in the complementation of instruction, research, patient, community health care and community engagement.

Davao Medical School Foundation - Ranking 2023

As per ranking web of universities the country and world ranking are given below:

Country World



Cost of Living in Mindanao

The expenses of living in Mindanao are given below:

Particulars Approx Range in Peso Approx Range in INR

Accommodation (other than a hostel)

12,825.00 ₱

Rs. 17,500


147.50 ₱

Rs. 140


8.00 ₱

Rs. 11.2

Note:Philippino peso = inr 1.41

Davao Medical School Foundation - FMGE Performance 2021

The details about FMGE performance for Davao Medical School Foundatione of year 2021 with passing percent is as follows:

Name of University Appeared Total Pass Pass %

Davao Medical School Foundation




About Davao City

  • Davao city, also known as southern mindanao, situated at the southeastern part of mindanao.

  • peoples park in the centre of davao city is known for its colourful sculptures and lighted fountains-a home to durian done which is named after the pungent, spiky fruit that grows in large amounts in mindanao, and the davao river cuts through the city.

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