About UST-Legazpi

UST-Legazpi is a Catholic higher educational institution devoted to the holistic formation of its students through academic excellence, moral formation, and emotional maturity.

UST-Legazpi offers pre-elementary, elementary, high school (General Curriculum, Special Program in the Arts, and PAASCU Level III-candidate Science High School), Senior High School, and twenty–three (23) programs (in the College of Arts, Sciences and Education; College of Business Management and Accountancy; College of Health Sciences; and College of Engineering, Architecture and Fine Arts), the newest of which are the BS Pharmacy, the first and only program in the Region, and BS Medical Technology, both supervised by UST-Manila. The Peñaranda campus hosts the College of Business Management and Accountancy, College of Law (the Center of Excellence in Legal Education in Bicol), the Graduate School, and the Center for Continuing Education

Why choose UST-Legazpi?

The only Dominican university in Bicol

Commitment to Academic Excellence, Moral Formation, and Emotional Maturity

Highly-esteemed faculty members

High-end facilities

Enriching industry exposure

Holistic student life

Our Mission

The pursuit of academic excellence through dedicated study

The strengthening of one’s moral integrity through fervent prayer and witnessing

The sharing with others the fruits of one’s endeavor through loving service

The enhancement of one’s emotional maturity towards a more Christian community; and

The promotion of cultural advocacy for a genuine appreciation of Catholic Filipino and Bicol identity

Our Vision

A Christ-centered educational community

A respected HEI with consistently high academic standard and values-oriented, socially responsive and globally competitive academic programs

A leader in Bicol in the fields of Law, Teacher Education, Business Management, Accountancy, Engineering, Architecture, Communication Arts, and Health Sciences

A center for Bicol studies, environmental protection, disaster risk management and preparedness; and

A deregulated university by 2025

University of Santo Tomas - Legazpi, Rawis, Legazpi City, Albay 4500, Philippines


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