List of Jesuit educational institutions in the Philippines

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This is a list of Jesuit educational institutions in the Philippines.

Tertiary institutions[edit]

Institution Location Enrollment Athletic nickname School Colors Founded
Ateneo de Davao University Davao City, Davao del Sur 13,676 Blue Knights blue & white 1948
Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City, Metro Manila 11,465 Blue Eagles blue & white 1859
Ateneo de Naga University Naga, Camarines Sur 8,000 approx. Golden Knights blue & gold 1940
Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City 9,000 approx. Blue Eagles blue & white 1912
Loyola College of Culion Culion, Palawan 554 blue & white 1936
Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental 14,564 Blue Crusaders blue & white 1933

Non-tertiary institutions[edit]

Institution Location Enrollment Athletic nickname School Colors Founded
Ateneo de Iloilo – Santa Maria Catholic School Iloilo City, Iloilo 1,343 Blue Dragons blue, white 1958
Sacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu Mandaue, Cebu 3,000 approx. Magis Eagles blue, gold, white 1955
Xavier School San Juan, Metro Manila 4,000 approx. Golden Stallions blue, gold 1956

Defunct institutions[edit]

Institution Location Founded Closed
Ateneo de Tuguegarao Tuguegarao, Cagayan 1945 1962
Ateneo de San Pablo San Pablo, Laguna 1947 1978
Bellarmine College Baguio
Berchmans College Cebu City, Cebu 1949 1963
Immaculate Conception School[n 1] Ozamiz, Misamis Occidental 1929 1939[n 2]
Colegio de San Ildefonso[n 3] Cebu City, Cebu 1595 1768
Universidad de San Ignacio[n 4] Manila 1590 1768



  1. ^ Presently known as La Salle University, Ozamiz City
  2. ^ School turned over to the Missionary Society of St. Columban in 1939
  3. ^ The University of San Carlos claims to trace its foundation to the San Ildefonso, and also claims to be the oldest school in the Philippines. This claim is opposed by the University of Santo Tomas.
  4. ^ Opened as the Colegio de Manila, and also known as the Colegio Máximo de San Ignacio. The school also had an extension residential college, the Colegio de San José, which later became the San José Seminary, now located inside the Ateneo de Manila University.

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