University of Baguio

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University of Baguio
Pamantasan ng Baguio
Unibersidad ti Baguio
Motto In the Pursuit of Perfection
Established 1948
Type Private, Non-sectarian
President Mr. Johann Ben A. Bautista
Location General Luna Rd. Baguio City, Philippines
Former names Baguio Technical and Commercial Institute (1948-1950)
Baguio Technical and Commercial College (1950-1969)
Hymn UB Loyalty Song
Colors Red and Gray         
Nickname UB
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The University of Baguio "UB" is a private, multidisciplinary university located in the heart of Baguio City, Philippines. The school was founded by Dr. Fernando Gonzaga Bautista and Rosa Castillo Bautista on August 8, 1948 as the Baguio Technical and Commercial Institute with 80 students. The student population as of year 2000 is about 18,000 students in its tertiary, secondary, and primary levels.


From the initial five course offerings of Baguio Tech, the University of Baguio now an autonomous University, offers 21 undergraduate programs, 12 graduate programs and 10 short-term programs where students can choose from, a Preparatory High School, Science High School and a Grade School. It is proud top claim its prominent status as an education pioneer and leader in this country. It has grown to be an institution of close to 18,000 students and more than 400 faculty members. It now counts 12 buildings, which house 11 colleges, two high schools, and one elementary school.

The university acquires various modern facilities and equipment such as a science, technical, and computer laboratories, libraries, multi-purpose and function halls, an audio-visual center, a 5,000-seat gymnasium, an Olympic-size swimming pool, a fitness gym, a dental/medical laboratory, x-ray laboratory, a research center, and a community outreach center.

After six decades of productive endeavors, UB gears itself to meet the complex challenges of the third millennium. It will continue to pursue perfection, to perpetuate its culture of excellence, and to develop its students into integral and balanced persons who are imbued with Christian values, academic excellence, social awareness, and involvement, sense of responsibility and accountability, dynamic Filipinism, consciousness of their personal health and physical well-being and a deep concern for the environment.


School of Business Administration and Accountancy

  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Major in Operations Management, Financial Management,
Marketing Management, Human Resource Development Management
  • Master in Business Administration
  • Master in Business Education
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Ladderized Courses:
Certificate in Accounting Technology
Associate in Accounting Technology

School of Criminal Justice and Public Safety

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Master of Science in Criminology
Major in Law Enforcement Administration
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice Education
with Specialization in Criminology

School of Dentistry

  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine

School of Engineering and Architecture

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Sanitary Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology
Major in Mechatronics

School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

  • Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Pre-Professional General Education (Various Courses)
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master in Public Administration
  • Special Programs
UB English Language Academy Network (ELAN)
English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Training

School of Information Technology

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Associate in Computer Technology, with specialization in:
Multimedia and Web Design
Computer and Network Servicing
  • Short Courses
Cisco Certified Entry Level
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Linux System Administration
Computer Troubleshooting for Non-Technicians
Desktop Publishing using Adobe Application
Web Design and Development

School of International Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management,
with Specialization in Hotel and Restaurant Administration, Culinary Arts
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management
  • Associate of Arts in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Associate in Hotel and Restaurant Management

School of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws and Letters

School of Natural Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

School of Nursing

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Special Programs
Diploma in Midwifery
Certificate in Health Care Services

School of Teacher Education

  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
Major in General Education, Special Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
Major in Biological Science; Filipino; English;
Mathematics; Social Studies; Music, Arts, and Physical Education
  • Master of Arts in Education
Major in Educational Management; Physical Education;
Filipino; Pre-Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Major in Development Education
  • Doctor of Education
Major in Educational Management

Basic Education[edit]

Presidents of
University of Baguio
President Term
Dr. Fernando G. Bautista 1969-1971
Dr. Fernando C. Bautista Jr. 1971-1980
Dr. Reinaldo C. Bautista 1980-1989
Atty. Wilfredo Wi 1989-1992
Dr. Virgilio C. Bautista 1992-2004
Engr. Herminio C. Bautista 2004-2009
Mr. Johann Ben A. Bautista 2009–present

University of Baguio Laboratory Elementary School
University of Baguio Preparatory High School
The University of Baguio High School, popularly known as UB Preparatory High School, is the Mother- department of the University of Baguio. It provides a well rounded education and always there to guide and prepare our youth for the next step in life.[1]

University of Baguio Science High School
(Main article: University of Baguio Science High School)

Built on more than four decades of forward-looking traditions and a unique paternal culture, the U.B. Science High School is like a tower molded with the lives and thoughts of its students and graduates.
The U.B. Science High School is not only the first school of its kind in Asia, it is also home to a pioneering spirit that has made a tangible mark in the community: The first true high school varsity team, the Greyhounds, is well known in the local sporting circles. The first true mixed youth choir in Baguio, the Sonus Juventus. The first socially relevant programs conducted in a secondary school, the Immersion Camps and Outreach, were started in the Science High.[1]


  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities
  • Commission on Higher Education

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b [1] University of Baguio Site