Ateneo de Manila University Undergraduate

To understand the soul of the Ateneo de Manila University -- what shaped it and where it came from, where it is going and where it can take you -- it is essential to understand its motto, Lux in Domino, or "Light in the Lord."

From the letter of St. Paul to the Ephesians (5:8), these words capture the spirit of a way of life which the Ateneo holds up to her sons and daughters as their best contribution to the work by which God transforms the world. To be "light in the Lord" in all fullness demands moving insistently and deliberately towards God as the center of a person's life, identifying the issues that such a centering poses, and then moving out to the world to find ever new ways of constructing the edifice, cultivating the garden, painting the masterpiece, that God is unfolding in one's life.

It is a call to BE that light of the Lord in the world.

The Ateneo de Manila University celebrates its 145th anniversary and 145 years of the return of Jesuit Education to the Philippines on December 10, 2004.

December also begins the 5-year countdown to the Ateneo’s 150th anniversary, its sesquicentennial, in 2009.

The university begins preparations for its sesquicentennial by returning to its roots: by remembering the Ateneo’s history and celebrating the things that make the school distinctly Atenean: what we cherish, what we fight for, what we believe.

Undergraduate Courses

Administration and Planning Department
Office of the President
Office of International Programs
Office of the Academic Vice President
Department of Communications & PR
Office of the Vice President


Sign up to hear more from QS

you can select up to 3 options.

Please solve this simple task to demonstrate you are human:

1 + 8 =

By joining TopUniversities, you agree to TopUniversities's User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

The feature is only available to registered users
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
If you are already a member of TopMBA, use these fields to log in. Otherwise, just start your registration here:
Display Password (to verify)
or save yourself some time and join / login with...
If you are not registered yet, click here to join.
We will never post something
without your permission.

Becoming a member on TopMBA has many benefits.

It's totally free, and allows you to...
  1. Compare business schools
  2. Personalize Rankings
  3. Access permium ranking data
  4. Apply for exclusive scholarships
  5. Attend MBA events worldwide
  6. Connect via MBA discussion forums
  7. Download top research reports
  8. Receive expert admissions advice