Asia Pacific College

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Asia Pacific College
Asia Pacific College Logo.png
Motto Bridging Academe and Industry
Real Projects, Real Learning
Type Private
Established 1991
President Dr. Paulino Y. Tan
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 2300
Location Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Campus 12-storey building
School hymn The APC Hymn
Mascot APC Ram

Asia Pacific College (APC) was established in 1991 as a non-profit joint venture between IBM Philippines and the SM Foundation.[1] It was envisioned as a learning institution that produces graduates who fulfill information technology industry demands.

Asia Pacific College emphasizes industry-academe links, orienting their programs and faculty toward industry needs. APC's cornerstones are its IT curriculum, industry-experienced faculty and its six-month internship program.

Asia Pacific College is one of the four Centers of Excellence in IT Education in the Philippines.[2]


  • School of Computing & Information Technologies
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
      • Systems Software (SS)
      • Computer Networks (CN)
      • Security and Digital Forensics (DF)
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • Mobile and Internet Technologies (MI)
      • Game Design and Development (GD)
    • Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Multimedia Computing
  • School of Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • School of Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
      • Business Management
      • Marketing & Advertising
    • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
    • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management
  • School of Multimedia Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Graduate School
    • Master in Information Technology
    • Master in Information Systems
    • Master in Management

Internship program[edit]

The Industry-Academe Cooperative Education Program, also known as the I-ACE Program, is an internship program of the Asia Pacific College, in which students on their senior year are assigned to work full-time for a company for a period of two consecutive terms.

On their senior year, APC students enter the program. They are assigned to work for a company assigned during the internship placement period), for a duration of two consecutive terms of APC’s tri-mestral school calendar.

During the internship program, the interns are not expected to enroll in any academic courses in school for they will be working full-time (eight hours a day, Mondays to Fridays) at their companies. Interns are invited to attend monthly Saturday sessions with the Career & Placement Office to discuss updates, issues or problems encountered.[3]


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