The history of PUP may well parallel the nation's growth and development.
As it met the needs of a fledgling Philippine civil service under American
rule forged from anvil of Spanish colonialism, so will it serve the rising
expectations of the people in the 21st century...desirous now of reclaiming
their rightful place in the community of independent nations. As it has
withstood the test of time, so will it continue to pace contemporary
Here are the highlights of its growth from a mere business school with an
itinerant existence to the country's largest state university. Click upon
the timeline link provided below to proceed with the specific part of the
PUP history timeline.
Take a journey to the University's humble beginnings as
it started being a Business School.
This period covers the time where the Business School became a
College whose main thrust is in Commerce.
The Institution's transformation from a College into a University
happened during these period.
This period brought about a dramatic change in the University
firming its commitment to the role of education as an equalizing factor.
To keep pace with changing conditions, the University
underwent continuous change in this period.
A transition point as the University heads for the future, grasps
new and emerging technologies, and prepares itself to become globally
Transforming PUP into an epistemic community.