Foundation University

Dr. Miciano Road, Brgy. Taclobo, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
PHP 40,000 to 46,000

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(Updated as of Jul 18, 2018)

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What does Foundation University stand for?

Foundation University (FU) is a private educational institution in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. It was founded in 1949 by statesman and Negros Oriental native Dr. Vicente G. Sinco. The founder built the non-profit and non-sectarian school with a desire to provide an accessible college education for Filipinos.

The university currently offers undergraduate courses under ten academic units: Agriculture; Architecture and Fine Arts; Arts and Sciences; Business and Administration; Computer Studies; Criminology; Education; Industrial Engineering; Hospitality Management; and, Nursing. Additionally, the institution has a College of Law and Jurisprudence, with a Bachelor of Laws program, and a Graduate Studies department, with both graduate and post-graduate degree courses. These programs are available at the Main Campus along Dr. Miciano Road.

Aside from higher education programs, Foundation University also provides basic education programs through the Foundation Preparatory Academy (FPA) located along Dr. V. Locsin Street. The university's basic education department includes a Senior High School (SHS) program with curricula for the Academic, the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL), and the Arts and Design tracks. Unlike the other basic education programs, the university's SHS program is available at both the Main Campus and at FPA (also known as the North Campus).
For over 70 years now, Foundation University has been providing quality and affordable education that produces competent and service-oriented professionals. Through the continuous improvement of its programs and through various initiatives and projects, the university remains steadfast to its commitment to being an institution of excellence and one that is responsive to the needs of society.

Foundation University facts:

  • Foundation University is a solar-powered campus.
  • The university won 1st place (college category) in the 2015 National Search for Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools organized by the Environmental Management Bureau - Department of Environment and Natural Resources  (EMB-DENR).
  • This Wi-Fi-equipped university is also the home of the Estudio Damgo, a student-managed design-build studio that creates sustainable architecture projects for neighboring communities.    


What programs & courses does Foundation University offer?

Choosing the right program can help you set your future goals and visualize where you want to be. Whether you want to be an engineer, a teacher, an accountant, or you want to level up in your profession, making yourself informed with the right choices will surely back you up in the future. Are you ready to map your career with Foundation University? Make the best decision in choosing the right path for you, click through the list of programs offered by Foundation University below:

Where is Foundation University located?

(Updated as of Aug 05, 2019)

Dr. Miciano Road, Brgy. Taclobo, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
Contact Number
(035) 422-9167
Mobile Number
(Not stated)

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