The History of Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation
Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation (VMUF) is a privately supported, co-educational, Catholic university in San Carlos, Pangasinan, Philippines. It was founded in 1958 by Dr. Martin Posadas. son of Don Bernardino and Dona Maria Posadas, of San Carlos, married Dra. Rosalina Quebral, daughter of Don Segundo and Dona Maria Quebral of Manila. He graduated from the UST College of Medicine in 1949 while she-from the College of Dentistry in Centro Escolar.
VMUF offers courses in the medical and paramedical fields, in liberal and applied arts, sciences, and technical-vocational courses, secondary, elementary and pre-school courses.
Life in Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation
Beside acdemic life, the intramural program is conducted in addition to the regular physical education program in which all students are given personalized instruction. Organized sports include basketball, volleyball, softball, tennis, track & field and other sport events.
Virgen Milagrosa Hospital School of Midwifery was granted a permit to operate (the first such school north of Manila) and it attracted students from all over the country. The 21 students from the 1st graduated batch scored 100% passing rate in Board exams and 6 out of them came among the Top 10.
1. A student's application for admission will be assessed provided that the applicant submits all academic requirements and possesses all the qualifications prescribed by the University, the Technical Educational Skills & Development Authority (TESDA) and the Commission on Higher Education Development (CHED) as provided for in the Student Manual. The basic requirement for eligibility for admission of a student to any collegiate educational program or course shall be graduation from a secondary level program recognized by the Department of Education (DepED). Graduates of foreign secondary schools who may not fully satisfy the specific requirements of certain collegiate programs or courses may be admitted provided any deficiency is corrected during his/her initial school term or semester. Students who have not yet graduated from high school but have completed at least eleven curriculum years in elementary and secondary education in other countries may be favorably considered for admission to a tertiary educational program of the university.
2. The VMUF does not admit any student who is convicted of any criminal offense even during pendency of appeal.
3. The University has the right to refuse admission or re-admit students under certain qualifying circumstances.
4. Entrance requirements for each course shall be prescribed by the Dean in coordination with the Admission Committee and approval of the University.