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University of Mindanao, Inc.

The University of Mindanao was established in 1946 and is one of the oldest
universities in Southern Philippines. It is a non-sectarian school offering the most
number of academic programs in this part of the country.

It is located in Davao City. The University of Mindanao has 9 campuses and
branches in Southern Mindanao.

It has a total student population of 41,962 (SY 2014-2015). It is the largest
private university in Mindanao and cited as one of the most number of
PACUCOA accredited programs in the country today.

UM is also the first academic institution in Mindanao with an institutional ISO
9001:2008 Certification. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) granted an
Autonomous Status to UM per CEB Res. No. 076-2009 and Category A (t) Status per
CMO No. 09 s.2009.


A leading institution of higher learning recognized for its quality transformative
education serving the nation and the world.


To provide a dynamic and supportive academic environment through the highest
standard of instruction, research and extension in a non-sectarian institution committed
to democratizing access to education.