University of the Philippines, Diliman

University of the Philippines, Diliman
Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Diliman
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Established 1908 (System)
1949 (Campus)
Motto Honor and Excellence
Type National University (officially Degree-Granting Unit)
Chancellor Dr. Caesar A. Saloma
President Mr. Alfredo Pascual
Students 22, 148 (?)
Campus 493 hectares
Hymn UP Naming Mahal
Location Flag of the Philippines.pngQuezon City, Philippines
Website UP Diliman Home Page

Located on Diliman, Quezon City, University of the Philippines Diliman is the flagship campus, seat of administration and largest of all constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System and offers the largest number of academic program throughout the University of the Philippines System.

The university has extension program in Pampanga located at Clark Special Economic Zone and extension program in Olongapo located at Olongapo, Zambales.


The University of the Philippines System is headed by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual, under the authority granted by the UP Board of Regents, the highest policy-making body of the University. The Diliman campus is headed by Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma.

UP Administrative Officials Name
Dr. Caesar A. Saloma Chancellor
Dr. Ronald S. Banzon Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dr. Benito Pacheco Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development
Prof. Marion Tan Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs
Prof. Melania Abad Vice-Chancellor for Community Affairs
Prof. Virginia Yap Vice-Chancellor for Administration

Degree-Granting Units

National Centers of Excellence and Development

The Diliman campus of the U.P. System holds the distinction of having the most Centers of Excellence (COEs) and Centers of Development (CODs) among the country's educational institutions. The current COEs/CODs in the University are as follows:

  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Arts (Communication Research)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • English
  • Filipino
  • (Foreign) European Languages
  • Geography
  • Geodetic Engineering
  • Geology
  • History
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology Education
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

Apart from having the National Centers of Excellence, UP Diliman also hosts the National Science Complex and the soon-to-be National Engineering Complex.


For more info, please see Directory of Student Organizations.

See Also

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