The University of the East also known as UE, is a private university located in Manila, Philippines. It was founded in 1946. Business tycoon Lucio Tan acquired the university in 1990. UE was once labeled as the "largest university in Asia" when its enrollment in the past reached over 65,000 students.UE was granted the "Autonomous Status" by the Commission on Higher Education which has only been given to selected higher educational institutions with excellent quality education. Some of the programs offered by the university were accredited by CHED as Centers of Excellence and Centers of Development.
UE offers degree programs in commerce and business administration, law, dentistry, engineering, arts and sciences, fine arts, education, computer technology, nursing, physical therapy, medicine, hospitality management and graduate studies. UE has two other campuses, one in Caloocan and its medical school, the UE Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center located in Aurora Blvd.
Address 12A Kapiligan Street, Quezon City 1113, Philippines
Coordinates 14°36'27.606" N 121°1'11.993" E