Polytechnic University of the Philippines Open University (PUP - OU)
is a public distance education unit in Manila founded in 1990. It is part of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)
system. It was established to cater to the needs of the economically disadvantaged students as well as professionals who want to pursue certain courses but are unable to do so due to various constraints.
Currently, the said educational institution offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of Communication, Business, Education, Information Technology, Administration,
. It also continues to produce competent graduates who thrive in their chosen professionals and who are instrumental in national development.