University of the Philippines Baguio

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Coordinates: 16°24′19″N 120°35′53″E / 16.405145°N 120.597932°E / 16.405145; 120.597932

University of the Philippines Baguio
Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Baguio
Motto Honor and Excellence
Established 18 June 1908 (system)
22 April 1961 (campus)
Type National, Research University
Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos
President Alfredo E. Pascual, MBA
Location Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
Hymn U.P. Naming Mahal (U.P. Beloved)
Nickname Fighting Maroons
Mascot U.P. Oblation
Affiliations APRU, ASAIHL, ASEA UNINET
AUN
Website www.upb.edu.ph

The University of the Philippines Baguio (also called U.P. Baguio) is a public research university in the Philippines.

History[edit]

UPB Oblation

The university began on April 22, 1961.

U.P. Baguio is one of the fastest growing constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System in terms of curricular and infrastructure development. Currently, U.P. Baguio operates five (5) academic units, namely, the College of Arts and Communication, College of Science, College of Social Sciences, Institute of Management, and Program in Human Kinetics. The colleges are headed by their respective deans, the Institute of Management by a director, and the Program in Human Kinetics by a coordinator.

As of 2001, the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines has identified 3 National Centers of Excellence/Development (COEs/CODs) in U.P. Baguio. The COEs/CODs in the University are Biology, Mathematics, and Physics.

Colleges and Degree-Granting Units[edit]

Academic Programs[edit]

U.P. Baguio Administration Hall Lobby
(Iskolar ng Bayan Hall)

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

+ choice of minor in one of these three areas (Broadcast Communication, Journalism, or Speech Communication)

++ UPCAT qualifiers must pass a talent test

+++ choice of minor in one of the following: Philosophy, Political Science or Psychology

NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • MA Language and Literature (English)
  • MA Language and Literature (Filipino)
  • M Management
  • MS Mathematics
  • MA Social and Development Studies (Social Anthropology)
  • MA Social and Development Studies (Economics)
  • MA Social and Development Studies (History)
  • MA Social and Development Studies (Area Studies)

Research[edit]

Oblation through the mist
”Inang Laya” - Statue of Alma Mater

The university has several research centers.

  • Cordillera Studies Center (CSC) - The University's Main Research Unit
  • Social Science Research and Extension Institute (SSREI) - research and extension unit of the College of Social Sciences
  • Sentro ng Wikang Filipino (SWF) - research unit of the College of Arts and Communication
  • Cordillera/Northern Luzon Archives - repository of valuable historical Northern Luzon/Cordillera materials
  • U.P. Baguio Northern Luzon Herbarium - botanical museum
  • Gender Studies Program (KASARIAN)
  • Galerya Kordilyera - art and cultural museum
  • Institute of Management (IM)

Extension Service[edit]

U.P. BAGUIO'S UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICE UNITS

  • Summer Institute for Natural Sciences and Mathematics (SINSM) - research and extension unit of the College of Science
  • Summer Arts Extension Program (SAEP) - extension unit of the College of Arts and Communication
  • Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop
  • Social Science Research and Extension Institute (SSREI) - extension unit of the College of Social Sciences
  • Committee on Culture and The Arts
  • Ugnayan ng Pahinungod
  • Institute of Management (IM)
  • Human Kinetics Program Extension Service (HKP)

Buildings and Venues in the Campus[edit]

International Affiliations and Memberships[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Preceded by
Diliman
University of the Philippines campuses by foundation
April 22, 1961 (5th)
Succeeded by
Mindanao