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Here are the Top 10 Universities in Iloilo City
West Visayas State University
West Visayas State University (WVSU) was founded on June 16, 1902, as Iloilo Normal Institute. It was later converted to Iloilo Normal School, forming part of the early Philippine school system under the American regime. In 2004, it was recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) as among the “Top 5 Performing Schools” in the country in national board examinations. Motto: “Service, Harmony, Excellence”
Central Philippine University
Central Philippine University is a private research university in E. Lopez, Jaro, Iloilo City established in 1905 by Protestant American missionaries. It started as Jaro Industrial School for boys and a bible school to train clergymen. It is the second oldest American university in Asia that also pioneered nursing education in the Philippines when the Union Mission Training School for Nurses was established in 1906. It is presently the largest university in Western Visayas and the only academic institution recognized by the Iloilo City Council as a tourist destination. Motto: “Science and Faith”
University of Iloilo
The University of Iloilo is a private university in Rizal st., Iloilo City. It started as the Iloilo City Colleges (ICC) and was established in June 1947 by Hon. Fernando H. Lopez, then mayor of the city. In 2008, the university was acquired by PHINMA and became part of its Education Network in April 2009. Motto: “Ever upward” Wikipedia
University of San Agustin
The University of San Agustin is a private Catholic university in Gen. Luna, Iloilo City established in 1904 as a preparatory school for boys by the Spanish Catholic missionaries. In 1917, it became Colegio de San Agustin de Iloilo. San Agustin is the first Augustinian University in the Philippines and in March 1953, it gained university status making as the first university in Western Visayas. Motto: “Virtue and Science”
John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University
John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University established in 1948 is the first maritime institution in the Philippines to obtain an international accreditation (Det Norske Veritas). It consists of four major academic components in Sto. Nino Sur, Arevalo, Iloilo City; Bacolod City; the Maritime High School, and Training Center in MH del Pilar st., Molo, Iloilo City. Motto: “We Are Second to None”
University of the Philippines Visayas
The University of the Philippines Visayas, known also as UP Visayas, is a public research university and a unit of the University of the Philippines System. It is the most prominent and one of the leading educational institutions in the Southern Philippines. It has three campuses namely Miagao, Tacloban and Iloilo, which was founded in 1947 and is located at Gen. Luna st., Iloilo City. Also found in UPV Iloilo campus is the University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo. Motto: “Honor and Excellence”
Iloilo Science and Technology University
The Iloilo Science and Technology University formerly Western Visayas College of Science and Technology is one of the best public universities in the Philippines. It is mandated to provide undergraduate and graduate courses in technology education, agriculture, fishery, engineering, arts and sciences, forestry, business, health, computer, criminology, nautical and short-term vocational-technical, and other continuing courses. It is also mandated to promote research, advanced studies, extension work, and progressive leadership in its area of specialization. Its main campus is located in Lapaz, Iloilo City. -Logo- The gear symbolizes industry, the atom represents science & the tower depicts technology, the book and torch at the center represent education, the gold, and blue colors are the College official colors.
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Location: K of C Gallares St. Poblacion II Tagbilaran City
Time: 6 AM – 10 PM
Iloilo Doctors’ College
The Iloilo Doctors’ College was established on February 13, 1972, as the Iloilo Doctors’ Hospital School of Nursing and Midwifery. It opened its doors to the first Nursing and Midwifery students in June 1972. At its inception, the school functioned as the educational arm of the ILOILO DOCTORS’ HOSPITAL (IDH) which was founded the year before.
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Western Visayas College of Science and Technology
Western Visayas College of Science and Technology is a public college located in Burgos st., La Paz, Iloilo City. This school was established in 1905 as an elementary trade school known as the Iloilo Trade School before it became the Iloilo School of Arts and Trades (ISAT) and the chartered state college WVCST. It will soon be converted into Iloilo Science and Technology University. Motto: “Labor is Honor”
St. Paul University Iloilo
St. Paul University Iloilo is a private Catholic university that started as a nursing school in 1946 and became St. Paul College Iloilo in 1975. It’s now one of the Top Performing Universities in the country with the campus situated beside St. Paul’s Hospital in Gen. Luna st., Iloilo City. Motto: “The love of Christ impels us”
Phone: 033- 336 9289 or 338144
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