5 of the prestigious Universities that make Baguio the Educational Center of the North

Baguio City is tagged as the Educational Center of the North. Its strategic location and climate make it a perfect place for schools and universities to operate. The city has 30 universities, which caused its population to incline in number because of students living in the city.

Philippine Military Academy


is the premier military institution of the country serving as the national training ground for thousands of forthcoming officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. It was established in 1898 in Intramuros, Manila and was moved to Baguio City in 1908.

University of the Philippines Baguio (UP Baguio or UPB)


is one of the fastest growing constituents of the University of the Philippines system. It operates five academic units, three of which are officially cited by Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as Centers of Excellence.

Saint Louis University


is established by Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae missionaries from Brussels. It is considered as one of the largest universities in northern Luzon, joining the roster of topnotch academies in the country.

University of Baguio

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is founded in 1948. This 69 years old higher-education institution is officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education with that offers a wide range of courses and programs. It is founded and privately owned by Fernando Bautista, and the university has a large number of enrollees because of its open admission policy and no entrance exams required.

University of Cordilleras


is formerly known as Baguio Colleges when it was first established by Benjamin Salvosa after WWII. It became Baguio Colleges Foundation in 1967 and finally was renamed as Univerity of Cordilleras upon receiving the university status in 2003.