Jose Maria College is a leading educational institution in the Philippines and in the Asia-Pacific Region committed to total human development for the well-being of society and the environment.


The mission of Jose Maria College is to achieve and sustain excellence in every area of its teaching and research, developing and maintaining its position as a recognized leading world class educational institution, and enriching the international, national, and regional communities through the fruits of its research and instruction, the productivity of its alumni and staff, and the publishing of academic and educational materials.


JMC’s commitment to excellence is reflected in its six over-arching goals, articulated below.

  1. Student Excellence. Enroll, educate, and graduate the most deserving, promising and diverse student body possible. Provide all students (basic education and undergraduate) with an education that is innovative, distinctive, and of the highest quality, that inspires in them a zest for learning.
  2. Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creativity. Achieve national and global pre-eminence in research, scholarship and creativity.
  3. Faculty Excellence. Recruit, nurture and retain a diverse faculty who are outstanding scholars and teachers and an excellent, qualified staff who provide outstanding support to faculty and students.


  • Commit to Justice that provides fairness and equal avenues for all members of the JMC community
  • Support every Open opportunity for a collaborative, collegial and caring learning environment
  • Seek knowledge through free and open intellectual inquiry and expression between and among members of the JMC community
  • Sustain Excellence in teaching, research and extension engagements of the institution


The Board of Trustees sets policies and guidelines for the management and operations of the school while the Executive Management Team holds the ultimate responsibility and is crucial to the effective and efficient day-to-day operations of the institution and its strategic direction.

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