Mandaluyong Islands Philippines
Mandaluyong City Education
Three major colleges and universities are located in Mandaluyong, namely: Don Bosco Technical College, Jose Rizal University and Rizal Technological University (the only state-owned university in the city).
Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC or Don Bosco Mandaluyong) is a privately-owned all-male Catholic school, managed by the Salesians of Don Bosco that offers pre-school, grade school, high school, up to college. The school, established in 1953, also offers vocational couses such as Seminary education and Manpower Skills & Training. Its College department specializes in engineering and technical courses, while the High School and Intermediate Elementary Department offers a dual-curriculum (Academic and Technical) and a Science specialization to help students nourish their skills in whatever field they would like to pursue in the future. It is situated on the historic grounds of the former the site of the Katipuneros and that evolved into the San Carlos Seminary, right before housing the campus of Don Bosco Mandaluyong.
Another institution for higher education in the city is Jose Rizal University (JRU), which is a private nonsectarian university found along Shaw Boulevard. Its broad spectrum of degree programs includes the fields of engineering, economics, commercial sciences, business administration, education, nursing, and law. Prominent figures that have come from JRU include the former Philippine president Ramon Magsaysay, bankers Alfredo Antiporda and Peter Kaw Sek, Bienvenido Tantoco of the Rustan's Corporation, and former education secretary Dr. Armand V. Fabella.
Rizal Technological University (RTU) is the city’s only state university. It was established on July 11, 1969, and is located on Boni Avenue. The university’s roster of undergraduate and graduate programs encompass the fields of pure and applied sciences, political science, psychology, statistics, public administration, business and entrepreneurial technologies, education, engineering and industrial technologies, nursing, and astronomy.
Other colleges in the city include the Our Lady of Guadalupe Colleges (specializing in Medicine and Nursing), STI and AMA (both specializing in Computer Technology education, both located on Shaw Boulevard), NAMEI Polytechnic Institute (specializing in Marine Sciences), and the International Baptist College.
The city is also home to Lourdes School of Mandaluyong (est. 1960), a Franciscan-Marian all-boys high school, located in the Ortigas Center district; La Salle Green Hills (est. 1959), a famous private all-boys high school, managed by the De La Salle Brothers, located along Ortigas Avenue; and Saint Pedro Poveda College (est. 1960), another famous all-girls institution, offering pre-school, grade school, high school, and college education. Although the official school address is Quezon City, part of the lot Poveda's campus stands on is under Mandaluyong City.
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