About SPUManila
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    Christian Formation

    Spirituality as exemplified by St. Paul, our patron:

    A way of life and a process

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    Facilities

    State-of-the-Art equipment and upgraded eco-friendly facilities

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    Library

    Opportunities to engage faculty members and students in research activities

HISTORY OF ST. PAUL'S MANILA



The University's history, since its founding in 1912 has been characterized by a pioneering spirit, driven by the tranquil daring reflective of its founders, always committed to living out Christ's love through its educational endeavors.

2012: 100 Years of Loving Service


  • The SPU Manila Centennial Gift to the Church project, which is the Formation of 100 Catechists, was launched.
  • SPU Manila received a professorial chair grant from Mrs. Ana Grace Rosales-Co.
  • The Grand Centennial Celebration of SPU Manila was opened with a Mass in the Manila Metropolitan Cathedral, presided by Archbishop of Manila, Luis Antonio Tagle.
  • Blessing and Grand Opening of SPU Manila Museum and Archives were held.
  • The Centennial Marker and Sculptures in the Centennial Garden were unveiled
  • Grand Centennial Alumni Homecoming, held in SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, was attended by over 2000 alumni and guests, including former St. Paul Manila Superior, Mother Gabriel McGrath, SPC, who came from London.
  • The centennial coffee table book, A Hundred Thousand Miracles, edited by Marionette O. Martinez, was launched in the homecoming.
  • SPU Manila received a Professorial Chair Grant from the Centennial Golden Jubilarians, HS 62.
  • SPU Manila hosted the 8th founding anniversary of the St. Paul University System.
  • The comedia “Prinsipe Rodante” was presented in the Fleur-de-lis Theater as part of the Caritas Christi Centennial Award of Dr. Felicidad Mendoza.
  • 96.26% overall rating in Nursing Licensure Examination was attained.
  • Trips to Bohol and Vietnam were given to personnel as SPU Manila centennial gift.
  • Accountancy, Business Administration, Psychology, Mass Communication, and Nursing underwent PAASCU Level III re-accreditation visit.
  • “Nostalgic Chat,” a forum on Paulinian Heritage, was held in the Fleur-de-lis Theater as part of the Caritas Christi Centennial Award of Atty. Benita Marasigan-Santos.
  • The Night before Christmas, written by Fr. James B. Reuter, SJ, was re-staged in the Fleur-de-lis Theater as part of his Caritas Christi Centennial Award. It was directed by Sherry Lara-Alingod, an alumna and president of the SPMAFI.
  • The “First International Forum on Innovative Collaborative Learning (FICL) in Higher Education” was held as the last centennial academic activity.
  • New community outreach involvement was established in Jubilee Homes, Plaridel, Bulacan where families displaced by the typhoon “Ondoy” were relocated.


  • The University is proud of its excellent programs and the many graduates who, over the years, have excelled in their fields of specialization or who have continued on to build Christian homes and nurture new generations in the spirit of love and compassion for others. St. Paul University Manila will continue its long and illustrious tradition of educational excellence and service to the Church, family, and society as it responds to the growing challenges of a technological and globalized world.