Southwestern University-Matias H. Aznar Memorial College – Cebu

SWU-MHAM (Southwestern University Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine,) Inc. was established as Southwestern Colleges in 1946 during the process of rehabilitation after World War II. Don Matias Hipolito Aznar II was the Founders and his wife Doña Anunciacion Barcenilla Aznar, who were the pharmacists by profession. Their vision was to establish a school of medicine that for the common people.

In the 1946-1947 – the Doctor of Medicine Program was opened with 14 pioneering students and 6 faculty members. On 1952 the Doctor of Medicine Program was recognized by full government of Department of Education. On May 26, 1970 the Doctor of Medicine Program of the Southwestern University was converted and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as per the enactment of the Medical Act of 1965 by the Philippine Congress they required all medical colleges in the country to be converted into a non-profit, non-stock educational institution. The name of Southwestern University- Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine Inc. (SWU- MHAM CM, Inc.) was changed and given a unique institutional identifier number 7071 by the Commission of Higher Education (CHED). To honour and perpetuate the memory of its late founder Don Matias Hipolito Aznar II the Medical College is named as Southwestern University Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine
After the conversion in 1970 into a non-profit medical institution, the medical college was governed by Board of Trustees.
To fulfills the vision of its founder DON MATIAS HIPOLITO AZNAR II, SWU – Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine, Inc., provide quality education within the reach of the common people for more than several decades. It offers affordable Doctor of Medicine Program all over the country and provides a academic scholarship also to deserving students by subsidizing their tuition fee.

Now SWU –MHAM CM pursues the values of professionalism, excellence, integrity and social responsibility and strive to include these values into its academic and administrative employees. This was further carried by his successor, MRS. ELMA AZNAR-SIERRA, his daughter, She is the current Chairman of the Board of Trustee and President.
Mission & Vision
SWU MHAM College of Medicine (Southwestern University Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine) is a leading medical institution, committed to produce globally competitive medical professionals, with knowledge in research and community service.

Provide state of the art facilities
Nurture a community of competent in all fields of specialization as a medical expert
Strengthen evidence-based and research learning
To use information technology in the approach to teaching
To enhance skills training and learning core competencies
Strengthen the practice of universally-accepted and community-oriented health care
To forge partnership / linkages with government and non-government agencies in the service of the community.
To provide opportunities for a medical carrier deserving students apart from economy
To produce compassionate competent, and committed physicians



National students:
Birth Certificate 1 original and 1 photo copy
Diploma from a Bachelor of Science Degree Course 1 original and 1 photo copy.
Authenticated Transcript of Record – 1 Original and 1 photocopy.
Certificate of conduct 1 from the Dean, and Professor
NMAT Certification of not more than 2 years from application.
Certificate of Grade Average
2×2 recent photos , 2 nos.
Clear Book
Folder with plastic cover
(Php 1,000.00) One Thousand pesos payments for application.
(Php 3,000.00) Three Thousand Pesos for College Fund Annual Fee or (Php 1,500.00) per semester.

International Students
Birth Certificate 1 original, 2 authenticated three (3) copies
Passport, ACR Card Updated Student Visa,
Official Transcript of Records Three (3) copies 1 original, 2 copies authenticated
Certificates of conduct from the Dean, 1 copy from a Professor Two (2) copies
Diploma Three (3) copies 1 copy original, and 2 authenticated copies
NBI Clearance Two ( 2) copies
Recent photo (BLACK and WHITE) 2×2 in size Five (5) copies
($100.00) One Hundred Dollars Applic     ation Fee. Use bank draft or International money order. (Don’t Send Cash).
Financial support details.
NMAT result Original copy not later than 2 years from application.
Long Clear Book ORANGE
(1500.00) One Thousand Five Hundred pesos per semester for college Fund.

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