LPU at a Glance

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Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU), a private tertiary educational institution located in Region IV-A was established in 1966 by the late Senator, Dr. Sotero H. Laurel adopting the educational philosophy of his father, former President Jose P. Laurel. This institution formally received its University status from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in 2008. Consequently, it also obtained the Autonomous status in 2009 and 2016, the highest recognition being awarded to few tertiary educational institutions in the country by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

LPU Batangas offers 51 degree and non-degree programs, delivered through formal and direct classroom instruction using the enhanced CHED curriculum and standards and where appropriate standards set by professional organizations and regulatory bodies. The school employs more than 500 teaching and non-teaching personnel to serve the needs of its around 9,000 student populace. Its core competencies are Hospitality Management, Tourism, Marine Transportation, Dentistry, Medical Technology, Accountancy and Business Administration.

Manifestations of LPU Batangas’ “fruits of love” for quality can be seen in the following summary of achievements:


  • Asia Pacific Quality Organization – Global Performance Excellence Award Recipient (World Class Organization)
  • ASIA’S FIRST Investors in People-Gold Accredited University
  • PHILIPPINES’ FIRST Private Non-Sectarian QS Stars Rated University
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certified (Schoolwide) by Det Norske Veritas
  • Region’s First ABET-Accredited BS Information Technology Program
  • Awarded with FULL ACCREDITATION for Hotel & Restaurant Management and Tourism programs by The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE)
  • First in the Philippines to be accredited INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE **** for its International Hospitality Management and International Travel and Tourism Management programs by the Asia Pacific Institute for Events Management


  • Philippine Quality Award Recipient for Proficiency in Quality Management in 2015
  • Region’s FIRST Philippine Quality Award Recipient for Commitment to Quality Management in 2012


  • Granted Autonomous Status by the Commission on Higher Education
  • PHILIPPINES’ FIRST Center of Excellence Awardee in HRM by CHED
  • REGION‘S FIRST Center of Excellence Awardee in Tourism by CHED
  • Center of Excellence in Medical Technology
  • Center of Development in Business Administration
  • Center of Development in Information Technology


  • REGION’S FIRST University to be granted Institutional Accreditation by PACUCOA
  • Institution with the highest number of PACUCOA-accredited programs in Region 4 for 4 consecutive years
  • PHILIPPINES’ FIRST Level 4 PACUCOA-Reaccredited Accountancy Program
  • PHILIPPINES’ FIRST Level 4 PACUCOA-Reaccredited Tourism Program
  • Region’s FIRST Level 4 PACUCOA-Accredited HRM Program
  • Region’s FIRST Level 4 PACUCOA-Accredited Nursing Program
  • LeveL 4 PACUCOA-Accredited Business Administration Program
  • LEVEL 4 PACUCOA-Accredited Liberal Arts Program
  • LEVEL 4 PACUCOA-Accredited Marine Engineering Program

Deputized by CHED to offer Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) in BS HRM, Nursing, Business Administration, and Criminology

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