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University of Asia and the Pacific

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1967
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
      Religiously affliated
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Tropical
    • Location:
    • Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines, 1695
    • Phone:
    • +6326370912
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of University of Asia and the Pacific

The University of Asia and the Pacific is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher learning that offers some of the most outstanding academic programs in Asia. All programs of study at UA&P are grounded in liberal education, which prepares students for their specific specialization by giving them a well-rounded education that cultivates genuine intellectual discipline—a prerequisite to acquiring any specialized knowledge.

An intrinsic part of education in UA&P is mentoring, through which the University’s interdisciplinary offering of knowledge, skills, and values is reinforced through regular, confidential conversations between the student and his or her mentor.

The formation of UA&P students is facilitated by an environment conducive to learning, qualified and dedicated teachers, a superior faculty-to-student ratio, and well-maintained facilities.

Academic Highlights

The university offers 15 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate degrees. It also offers 2 fast-track Master's program: 5-Year Program (5YP), which is offered to incoming College (Freshman) students that allows them to earn a master's degree in just 5 years; and 6-Year Integrated Program (6YP), which is offered to incoming Junior College (Senior High School) students that allows them to earn a master's degree in just 6 years.

Life in University of Asia and the Pacific 

  • The College of Arts and Sciences Student Executive Board is the executive office with the largest scope of functions and student body.
  • The two other student government branches in UA&P are dedicated in serving students in the Entrepreneurial Management and Information Technology programs.
  • Kultura (Filipino term for "culture") is an arts center based in the University that organizes arts galleries and exhibitions, theater performances and concerts.
  • The University competes in the Men's National Collegiate Athletics Association (MNCAA) and the Women's National Collegiate Athletics Association (WNCAA). The University supports teams in basketball, futsal, volleyball, handball, tennis, badminton, swimming, arnis, taekwondo, aikido, karate, table tennis and athletics.

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Notable Alumni

  • Ralph Recto - President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines
  • Dr. Thomas Aquino - Senior Undersecretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines
  • Victor A. Yap - Governor, Tarlac Province
  • Paolo S. Javier - Congressman, lone district of Antique Province
  • Alex Gonzaga - Artist, television host, influencer
  • Raymond Abracosa "Abra" -Filipino rapper

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