Top Ten IT Schools Of Philippines
AMA Computer University, using the trade name AMA University, was the first ICT university in Asia. The university serves as the flagship brand of the AMA Education System.
AMA University is located in Maxima Street, Villa Arca Subdivision, Project 8, Quezon City, Philippines. It specializes in electronic, information, and communication technologies. It follows a trimestral calendar where a typical four year collegiate education program under a semestral calendar is completed in 3 years and 3 months.
FEU East Asia College
Far Eastern University Institute of Technology (FEU Tech), formerly known as FEU – East Asia College (FEU-EAC), East Asia College of Information Technology (EACIT) and East Asia Institute of Computer Technology (EAICT), was established in 1992. EACIT is an educational partnership of Asia Pacific College (APC), Shoemart, IBM Phils., IWI (Phils.), and Far Eastern University (FEU).
FEU Tech is in the northwestern part of the FEU Campus in the City of Manila and occupies the former location of the FEU Hospital. FEU Tech is an Institute of Technology and is ranked first in information technology among schools in the NCR region. It is cited as a CHED Center of Development in IT Education (CoD). FEU-IT aims to prepare computer professionals for the demands of business and industry, providing them the necessary skills to respond to the needs of an information-based and computer-oriented society.
University of the East
The University of the East (Filipino: Pamantasan ng Silangan) also known as U.E, is a private university located in Manila, Philippines. It was founded in 1946. Lucio Tan acquired the university in 1990. UE was once labeled as the “largest university in Asia” once having an enrollment of over 60,000 students.
UE was granted the “Autonomous Status” by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) which has only been given to selected higher educational institutions with excellent quality education. Some of the programs offered by the university were accredited by CHED as Centers of Excellence and Centers of Development.
UE offers degree programs in commerce and business administration, law, dentistry, engineering, arts and sciences, fine arts, education, computer technology, nursing, physical therapy, medicine, hospitality management and graduate studies. UE has two other campuses, one in Caloocan and its medical school, the UE Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center located in Quezon City.
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is a coeducational, research state university located in Manila, Philippines. It was founded on October 19, 1904, as the Manila Business School, then the city’s business school. PUP is governed by Republic Act Number 8292 known as the Higher Education Modernization Act of 1997 and its implementing rules and regulations contained in the Commission on Higher Education’s Memorandum Circular No. 4, series 1997. The PUP System is the largest university in the Philippines by enrollment with more than 60,000 students, where an estimated 35,000 students are enrolled in Manila alone. PUP operates on three campuses in Manila, along with 21 satellite branches and campuses/extension strategically located all over the country. PUP’s mission is to be an avenue for the development of the citizenry and for the enhancement of nation building through meaningful growth and transformation. PUP also puts an emphasis on the alleviation of the plight of the poor. In accordance with its mission, PUP is also notable for charging the lowest tuition among all universities in the Philippines at 12 pesos (US$0.29) per academic unit, a rate that has remained unchanged since 1979.
PUP confers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, and is broadly organized into 14 colleges and 1 institute spread across its twenty-one campuses located throughout the Philippines. All campuses are accredited as a single institution by the Commission on Higher Education. Some of the degrees that PUP offers are recognized as Centers of Development.
University of Caloocan
The University of Caloocan City (UCC) is located in Sangandaan, Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. UCC-Main is located at Sangandaan Annexes, Tandang Sora, Camarin and (U.E.) Buena Park.
The University of Caloocan City was formed in 2004 out of Caloocan City Polytechnic College, which had been founded in 1971.Its first programs are Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Industrial Education (BSIE) and B.S. Business Technology (BSBT).
On January 23, 2004, Caloocan City Council unanimously approved the Ordinance 1020-2003 principally authored by then councilor Gonzalez Jr. authorized the city government to convert the existing Caloocan City Polytechnic College into a full-pledged university. The initially city hall-funded tertiary educational institution will henceforth be called as University of Caloocan City, the lone public university in Caloocan.
Information and Communications Technology Academy, better known as iAcademy (stylized as iACADEMY) is a private, non-sectarian college located in the Central Business District of Makati City, Philippines. Founded in November 2001, it offers specialized degree programs in BS Computer Science major in Software Engineering, BS Information Technology major in Web Development, BS Game Development, BS Business Administration major in Marketing and Advertising, BS Finance Management, BA Fashion Design and Technology, BA Multimedia Arts and Design, and in 2007 iACADEMY was granted permission by the Commission on Higher Education, to offer the first Bachelor of Science animation program in the Philippines. is the one of the first college institutions in the Philippines offering BS Animation. iACADEMY’s School of Continuing Education offers similar short courses aimed at working professionals.
iACADEMY uses an industry-aligned curriculum in its degree programs that is focused in Computing, Business, and Design. The four-year programs culminate in a six-month, 960-hour internship program that the students have to go through before graduating.In 2009, iACADEMY became an Authorized Training Partner of WACOM, a Japanese company that produces graphics tablets and related products.
In May 2010, iACADEMY partnered with TV5 during the first automated elections in the Philippines. Together with DZRH Manila Broadcasting Radio, Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC), Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE), Stratbase, Inc. Public Affairs and Research Consultancy Group, ePLDT, Inc., and Social Weather Stations (SWS), they worked to bring up-to-date election coverage.
Mapua Institute of Technology
Mapúa Institute of Technology (MIT, Mapúa Tech or simply Mapúa) is a non-sectarian, research oriented, Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila and in Makati.
It was founded by the first registered Filipino architect, Don Tomas Mapua, in 1925, a graduate of Cornell University. After he died, the tradition was continued by his children, Don Óscar B. Mapúa Sr., a graduate in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Gloria Mapúa-Lim.
Mapua Institute of Technology is the premiere engineering school in the Philippines. It is a reputable source of architects, engineers, and science graduates and constantly produces top notchers in the architectural and engineering fields as the Mapúa Institute of Technology heavily specializes in these fields in the undergraduate and graduate levels, aside from its widening array of undergraduate programs such as Psychology, Computer Science, Digital Cinema, Multimedia Arts and Sciences, Technical Communication(New Program), Information Technology, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Hotel & Restaurant Management, and Nursing.
Our Lady of Fatima University
Our Lady of Fatima University, formerly known as Our Lady of Fatima College, and also formerly known as Fatima Medical Science Foundation, Incorporated (FMSFI) is a private university in the Philippines. It has three main campuses, one based in Valenzuela City, the other in Quezon City, and the third in Antipolo, Rizal. The university concentrates mainly on allied medical sciences. Its name was derived from The National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima or Pambansang Dambana ng Birhen ng Fatima (in the Tagalog language) near the Valenzuela campus, but is not affiliated with the Catholic Church, and welcomes students of all faiths.
De La Salle University
De La Salle University (Tagalog: Pamantasang De La Salle) (also referred to as DLSU or La Salle) is a Roman Catholic, Lasallian research university in Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila, Philippines. It was founded in 1911 by De La Salle Brothers as the De La Salle College in Paco, Manila with Blimond Pierre serving as its first director. The college moved on September 1921 to its present location to facilitate increase in enrollment. DLSU, granted university status on February 1975, is the oldest constituent of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP), a network of 17 Lasallian institutions established in 2006 to replace the De La Salle University System.The university started as a boys’ elementary and high school. It started offering in 1920 a two-year Associate in Arts in Commerce program, which was later discontinued in 1931 in favor of a Bachelor of Science in Commerce program. DLSU currently offers coeducational undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its seven colleges and one school specializing in varied disciplines, including business, engineering and liberal arts
DLSU is identified by the Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as a “Center of Excellence” in six of its programs, and a “Center of Development” in 3 of its programs. The university is also among the 40 institutions granted autonomous status by CHED as of 2010. Likewise, it is the first of the only two institutions granted the highest-level accreditation (Level IV) by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU). The university ranks 151-160th and 601-650th in the 2013 Asian University Rankings and 2013 World University Rankings, respectively, published by Quacquarelli Symonds.
University of Santo Tomas
The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines (UST, Filipino: Unibersidad ng Santo Tomas, Spanish: Pontificia y Real Universidad de Santo Tomás, Latin: Pontificiae et Regiae Universitas Sancti Thomae; colloquially, “Ustê”) is a private, Roman Catholic, teaching and research university run by the Order of Preachers in Manila. Founded on April 28, 1611 by Miguel de Benavides, Archbishop of Manila, it has the oldest extant university charter in the Philippines and in Asia and is one of the world’s largest Catholic universities in terms of enrollment found on one campus. UST is also the largest university in the city of Manila. UST is the only university to have been visited by three popes four times: once by Pope Paul VI on Nov. 28, 1970, twice by Pope John Paul II on Feb. 18, 1981 and Jan. 13, 1995, and once by Pope Francis on Jan. 18, 2015.
The University is composed of several autonomous faculties, colleges, schools and institutes, each conferring undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees, and the basic education units. Several degrees have been accredited by the Commission on Higher Education as Centers of Excellence and Centers of Development. In August 2012, it was awarded Institutional Accreditation by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines.
The Patron of the University is St. Thomas Aquinas, while St. Catherine of Alexandria is the Patroness.Prominent Thomasians include saints, Philippine presidents, heroes, artists, scientists, professionals and religious figures, who have figured prominently in the history of the Philippines. The athletic teams are the Growling Tigers, members of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines and are consistent winners of the Overall Championship.