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Why Choose UIC ?

The central focus of the University of the Immaculate Conception (UIC) is on quality education, research and community service that enhance not only local but international collaborations and partnerships, support and encourage the mobility of students and researchers to ultimately produce graduates who are responsible global citizens. It also offers a full array of services to ensure the health, safety and success of its students. UIC has well-maintained and modern facilities.

UIC Features:

  • More than 110 years of transformative quality Catholic Ignacian Marian education towards service for the common good
  • Autonomous Status Granted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified Management System (Certificate No. 01100173766)
  • Accreditation Status Granted by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) – PAASCU
    • Institutional Accreditation
    • Level IV Accreditation Status (highest level) for Business Administration, Liberal Arts, Secondary Teachers Education and Elementary Teacher Education
    • Level III Accreditation Status (highest level) for Elementary and Secondary Education
    • Level II and I Accredited Status for 15 Higher Education Programs
  • Center of Development (COD) for Business Administration, Information Technology, and Teacher Education
  • Accredited by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration to accept foreign students
  • Pioneering School in Mindanao to offer Pharmacy (1948) / MS Pharmacy (2001)/PhD Pharmacy (2017), Music (1953), Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science (1962), Nutrition and Dietetics (1978), Computer Engineering (1988)
  • Offers 5-year B.S. Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy curriculum approved by the US-National Association Board of Pharmacy (NABP)/FPGEC
  • Has been producing topnotchers in the following licensure examinations: Pharmacy, Medical Technology, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Teacher Education.
  • Top 1 Performing School in the Philippines: Pharmacy (1996, 1997, 1998, 2013) and Medical Laboratory Science (2014); Top 4 Performing Medical Laboratory Science School in the Philippines (2017)
  • Undertakes Collaborative Researches with Clients and Government Funding Agencies (CHED, DOST, PCHRD, RHRDC, PITAC, etc.)
  • Equipped with various Centers to provide service to the students and the external community:
    • Professional Regulation Commission ( PRC) accredited Center for Continuing Studies and Professional Development
    • DENR and DOH recognized Science Resource Center for agricultural, biological, chemical and pharmaceutical analytical services
    • DOH and CHED-accredited Clinical Laboratory and Training Center for Medical Technology Interns’ Training in Clinical Laboratory Analytical Skills
    • PALAS–Accredited and BAI Certified Animal House for Biological Assays of Investigational New Drugs
    • Information Technology Development and Incubation Facility with CHED grant
    • Mother Ignacia Center for Career Development for TESDA –accredited Training and Assessment on Technical Vocational Qualifications
  • Offers CISCO Networking Academy Program

We can:

  • Assure you of a strong educational foundation that brings life-long learning skills, competencies and Ignacian value-laden spirituality through our articulated RVM Pedagogy, a way in which UIC teachers journey with the learners towards their integral development and growth as responsible and productive global citizens
  • Develop competencies among students to be at par with international standards through our program innovations that are responsive to internationalization
  • Ensure continuous enhancement of our curricula through internationalized adult mechanisms using international standards
  • Provide research-oriented curricula through scientific explorations and concrete actions to various environmental problems and gaps
  • Offer well-balanced curricular and co-curricular programs for the holistic development of students and faculty

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