A leading institution for legal education, ethical excellence, global competence, and social responsiveness.
A center for quality legal education and research providing, student-centered
and socially-relevant programs through an enabling environment for critical
thinking, ethical consciousness, global competitiveness, and social responsiveness.
Quality Legal Education
To consistently produce Bar topnotchers;
To achieve a minimum passing rate of eighty percent in the Bar examinations;
To be globally or regionally recognized as a hub for scholarship, and legal and policy research; and
To produce graduates who are ready to take on the challenges of legal practice.
To mold the students’ character towards upholding the rule of law; and
To inculcate fairness, honesty, and integrity in all dealings.
To produce disciplined and innovative students responsive to changing global landscapes;
To institutionalize strong networks and linkages to facilitate the sharing of best practices; and
To enhance awareness of students regarding various legal systems and cultures.
To provide effective legal aid to the deprived, oppressed, and underprivileged;
To reach out to communities and impact basic legal knowledge and empower the people in order to protect their civil, socio-political, and economic rights;
To link and cooperate with responsible stakeholders in addressing various environmental, legal, and other socio-political concerns;
To imbue social responsibility and civic consciousness among students; and
To encourage volunteerism in extending legal services.
In carrying out its Goals, UC School of Law adopts and will inculcate in its students, faculty, and staff the following values of the University:
Innovation – We embrace change and technological advancement to improve lives.
Camaraderie – We live together in the spirit of love, harmony, and respect for the dignity of the human person.
Alignment– We value common good and appreciate oneness, fairness and consistency.
Respect– We practice professionalism at all times and abide by the University’s guiding principles.
Excellence– We are driven and committed to become the finest higher educational institution.