University of the Cordilleras

    • A Beacon of Higher Education Beaming from these Majestic Mountain Highlands

    • Established 1946 | Founders: Benjamin R. Salvosa & Evangelina D. Salvosa

Founder's Philosophy



    “Education is not a privilege; but a basic human right.”

This is Who We Are

In 1967, the Founders of UC signed a deed of donation. At the time, they controlled virtually all of the shareholdings of Baguio Colleges Inc. Thus, on the 21st school year of the school’s founding,

Benjamin R. Salvosa and Evangelina D. Salvosa willfully deeded over all their corporate & personal assets to a Foundation, which now owned the school.

UC is still No.1 in the nation for the 34th consecutive exam

This is how Higher Education Institutions in the country look up to the University of the Cordilleras after being recognized again as the country's number one in Criminology Licensure Examinations held last April 3 to 5, 2014 for garnering the highest passing rate. A feat UC held for the past 34 consecutive examinations.

August 17, 2014

Competing in a field of 110 university debating team participants from the country and the ASEAN region, a rookie debater from the University of the Cordilleras, Ms. Josie Passol, a Financial and Management Accounting sophomore was ranked as '6th Best Adjudicator' in the Ateneo International Open Debate Competition held on August 2 to 4 at Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.

May 19, 2014

Atilla D. Fias-ilon (UC GS & HS Pride) for bagging the gold medal in Taekwondo in the recently concluded Palarong Pambansa held last May 3-10, 2014 at Sta. Cruz, Laguna.

May 11, 2014

This is how Higher Education Institutions in the country look up to the University of the Cordilleras after being recognized again as the country's number one in Criminology Licensure Examinations held last April 3 to 5, 2014 for garnering the highest passing rate. A feat UC held for the past 34 consecutive examinations.

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