Baliuag University
Baliuag University is a university
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 in the Philippines
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. It was founded in 1925 and is the first school granted full autonomy in Region 3 by the Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Higher Education (Philippines)
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It offers graduate
Graduate school
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 programs in education
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, business
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, library science
Library science
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 and nursing
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. Its undergraduate programs in business administration and accountancy
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, liberal arts
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 and education are Level 3 accredited. Other offerings which are equally highly accredited by the PACU COA are engineering
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, nursing, library science, computer studies and hospitality
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 management. It offers two-year Voc-Tech, Associate in Health Science as well as kinder
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, grade school and high school
High school
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 programs, LET review classes, call center training and college evening programs.

It is one of four IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) training school in the Philippines, with University of the Philippines, University of Sto. Tomas, and St. Paul College Ilo-ilo.

Baliuag University Cultural and Sports Center

The Baliuag University Cultural and Sports Center is a gymnasium
The word γυμνάσιον was used in Ancient Greece, that mean a locality for both physical and intellectual education of young men...

 complex located at the Annex 2 of the university. The ground floor serves as the IT classrooms, and the second floor is the gymnasium which can seat 2,000 or more people. It serves as the Faculty of the Physical Education
Physical education
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 department. It was used in many activities such as sports, studies and events.

The Green Building

The new Green Building is being been constructed to cater the School of Computer Studies. It has state-of-the-art IT laboratories, and solar panels to act as the energy source of the building. It also reduces pollution by using natural sources of energy. Elevators are used as means of transportation for convenience.


Baliuag University is one of the few universities that has a complete division of a library network. It has the general or the Reference
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 library wherein the Map
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 section is, the Circulation
Library circulation
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 library, the Filipiniana
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 library, and the Student Study Center: divided into the University Archives and the Baliuag Artifacts
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. It has the OPAC
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, the most advanced catalog in the libraries today.

The Internet library is a computer laboratory on the second floor. It acts as the online library of the university as well as a research facility. Another addition to the library network is the multimedia
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 kiosk where students watch highly praised documentaries and educational films, filmstrips and media references that only Baliuag University offers.


Because of the ever-growing popularity of the university, it spawned two annexes.
  • Annex 2 is beside the main campus and is linked by an overpass
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    . it houses the I.T
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     laboratories the Elementary
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     department and the High School
    High school
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    department as well as the B.U Cultural and Sports Center and Green Building
  • Annex 3 is west of the main campus and northwest of Annex 2. It houses more courses, classrooms and parking space. The architecture of the building marks the "brick design" trademark of B.U., influencing several renovated renditions of the B.U main gate, and the Green Building. The annex witnessed the growing popularity of the university in means of student population, the quality of education, the most advanced facilities, and the high passing rate in every course.
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