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About UM

The University of Mindanao is the largest private, non-sectarian university in Mindanao located in Davao City on the Southern Philippine island.


The University of Mindanao (UM), then the Mindanao Colleges (MC), was opened in Davao City to the public in July 1946.

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Know more about our admission process and requirements and become a part of the University of Mindanao.


The University of Mindanao also offers different scholarship grants or financial assistance to qualified and deserving students.

Core Competencies

Quality, affordable, and open education

The University of Mindanao envisions to be a leading globally engaged university creating sustainable impact in society.

The University of Mindanao seeks to provide a dynamic learning environment through the highest standard of instruction, research, extension, and production in a private non-sectarian institution committed to democratizing access to education.

Transformative education through polishing diamonds in the rough.


We are committed to world-class customer service and quality as we excel for the mutual success of our stakeholders. We ensure that our product and services are on par with the global standards to ensure its responsiveness and impact on our stakeholders and the community and country in general.

Honesty and Integrity

Our organization establishes utmost trust and ensures transparency in dealing with our stakeholders. We practice accountability in all our undertakings especially those that involve our stakeholders. Professionalism is at the core of our thrusts as an academic institution.


We always think outside the box to be of prime service to our stakeholders. We do this by continuously introducing new programs as value added benefits to our clients.


We believe in the concept that "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts." We value the collective effort of every stakeholder through synergy, cooperation, collaboration, and 'esprit de corps' as it is integral to the success of the institution.

Quality Policy and Objectives


CHED Center of Development



CHED Center of Excellence



PACUCOA Accredited Programs



PTC Accredited Programs



PICAB Accredited Programs

As an academic institution, the University of Mindanao consistently demonstrates fidelity to academic excellence as manifested in its teaching-learning delivery system to all its academic programs in all levels.

Academic Departments

The President's Report - 2023

Delve into the comprehensive President's Report for the year 2023, where we meticulously present significant milestones, academic achievements, and strategic initiatives that define our commitment to excellence, innovation, and continuous growth. Join us in reflecting on the past year and gaining insights into UM's vision for the future.

Bolton Campus

Map of UM Bolton campus Campus Tour

Matina Campus

Map of UM Matina campus Campus Tour

News and Events

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