Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy

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University of Santo Tomas
Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy
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Former names
  • 1933 – Department of Accountancy (School of Commerce)
  • 1988 – College of Commerce and Accountancy
Established 2004
Dean Assoc. Prof. Patricia M. Empleo, C.P.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Regent Rev. Fr. Isaias D. Tiongco, OP
Students 3,638 (as of 2011)[1]
Location Alfredo M. Velayo Building, UST, Sampaloc, Manila
Patron saint Saint Joseph
Colors Red and Beige
         

The University of Santo Tomas Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy, or "UST Accountancy", is the school of accountancy and management accounting of the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, in the Philippines.

It had the highest pass rate in the Philippine Certified Public Accountants licensure examinations in 2007,[2] and the second-highest in 2009.[3] The college is named after Alfredo M. Velayo, an alumnus of the university and the co-founder of the SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.

History[edit]

The School of Commerce of the University of Santo Tomas offered an accountancy program from 1933.[citation needed] The degree was then known as Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Accounting (BSC Acctg.).[citation needed]

On November 10, 2004, the accountancy department of the College of Commerce became the Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy, the first degree-granting unit of the University named for an alumnus.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bulauan, J.A.A.; Garcia, J.C.V. (2011-01-26). "Too many students, so few classrooms". The Varsitarian. Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2011-06-06. 
  2. ^ Certified Public Accountants Licensure Exam Results October 2007. Archived 20 September 2008.
  3. ^ Certified Public Accountants Licensure Exam Results October 2009. Archived 22 November 2009.