Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Law

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Polytechnic University of the Philippines
College of Law
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Type State law school
Established 2001
Dean Gemy Lito L. Festin
Location Manila, Philippines
Coordinates: 14°35′52″N 121°00′35″E / 14.59778°N 121.00972°E / 14.59778; 121.00972
Campus Urban
Colors
  Maroon and Gold
Website www.pup.edu.ph/CL
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The Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Law, abbreviated as CL, is the law school of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines located in Manila, Philippines that was established in 2001. It ranks as one of the top law schools in the country in terms of percentile passing rate in the bar examination.[1]

Admission[edit]

Interested applicants who wish to study in the PUP College of Law must pass the PUP College of Law Entrance Examination (PUPCLEE). Furthermore, the applicant must be a graduate of a bachelor's degree and must have earned at least six (6) units in Mathematics, eighteen (18) units in English, and eighteen (18) units of social science subjects.[2]

History[edit]

In January 2001, the establishment of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Law started when the University President instructed the Dean of the College of Accountancy and Law to prepare a proposal for the establishment of the said college. It was on May 25, 2001 when the PUP Board of Regents approved Resolution No. 115, Series of 2001, also known as “Resolution Approving the Establishment of the College of Law.”[3] Former Supreme Court Associate Justice Dante Tiñga served as its first dean.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "6 law schools to be closed -- CHED". Philippine Daily Inquirer. September 23, 2009. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)". Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ "History". PUP College of Law. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 

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