(Updated as of Mar 15, 2019)
Universidad de Zamboanga (formerly Zamboanga A.E. Colleges) is a private, non-sectarian institution in Zamboanga City. It was founded in 1948 as the Zamboanga Arturo Eustaquio Colleges (ZAEC), offering secondary and tertiary programs. As years passed, the college expanded and added new programs. It received its university status in 2005 changing its name to Universidad de Zamboanga. Besides the Main Campus and the City Campus, UZ has branches located in Ipil and Pagadian; and it also provides high school programs through the Universidad de Zamboanga Technical High School.
At present, the college department is divided into seven departments: Allied Medicine; Education, Art and Sciences; Business Management; Criminal Justice; Engineering, Information and Communication Technology; Technical Education; and a new addition, the School of Dentistry. The university also has a School of Graduate Studies, offering graduate and post-graduate programs in the fields of Teacher Education, Business Administration, Library Science, Public Administration, and Criminal Justice.
Throughout the years, UZ has received various accolades from different organizations. It is duly recognized by DepEd, CHED, and TESDA and has accreditations from PAASCU. The university also has partnerships/affiliations with several research institutions like the Philippine Association Institutions for Research, Inc. (PAIR) and the International Association of Multidisciplinary Research (IAMURE). Additionally, UZ's School of Allied Medicine has made legacy, producing a total of 28 board topnotchers (3 First placers, 1 Second Placer, 3 Third Placers, 3 Fifth Placers, 2 Sixth Placers, 4 Seventh Placers, 5 Eighth Placers, 4 Ninth Placers, and 3 Tenth Placers) from the X-Ray and Radiologic Technology, Medical Technology, Respiratory Therapy, and Nursing Licensure Examinations since 2009.
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