University of Rizal System

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University of Rizal System

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Established

August 11, 2001

Type Public university
Academic term Semestral
President Dr. Olivia F. De Leon
Faculty est 800
Students

est. 50,000

Location Flag of the Philippines Philippines
University Hymn

Awit ng Pamantasan

Website www.urs.edu.ph

The University of Rizal System (abbreviation: U.R.S. or URS) is a system of colleges located in Rizal province. Its operates multiple campuses, with the main campus being in Tanay, Rizal.

It is committed to produce competent and value-laden graduates in agriculture, engineering, science and technology, culture and arts, teacher and business education through responsive instruction, research, extension and production services in Region IV.

The university has expanded from its Main campus in Tanay, Rizal to offer quality programs to students in the campuses: Antipolo, Angono, Binangonan, Cainta, Cardona, Morong, Pillilia, Rodriquez, and Taytay.

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History

The Rizal State College was established by Republic Act Number 1560 in 1956 as Rizal National Agricultural School (RNAS) and was character as a state college on June 24, 1983 by Batas Pambansa Bilang 662 known as Rizal College of Agriculture and Technology (RCAT) which was later Rizal State College (RSC) making it the first state college of the Province of Rizal. The College is about 67 kilometer from Metro Manila and accessible to all towns of Rizal through Manila East Road through the newly opened sea level in the Sierra Madre Mountain range and is overlooking the scenic Laguna Lake and the surrounding lake towns. The College has five extension campuses strategically located in four of the thirteen towns of Rizal namely: Pillia, Rodriguez, Angono, Binangonan, and in the lone city of Antipolo which were established in 1991, 1995, 1996 and 2000, respectively.

Tanay Main Campus

The Rizal Polytechnic College formerly Rizal Technological and Polytechnic Institute (RTPI) was established as a provincial high school in 1944. It is located in the heart of the town of Morong, Rizal. By virtue of batas Pambansa Bilang 469, the school was converted into a tertiary institution and on March 1, 1995, Republic Act Number 7933 converted RTPI into a state college known as Rizal Polytechnic College (RPC). The College has an etension campus in Cainta, Rizal which was opened in 1999.

With the message of Republic Act Number 9157 on June 2001 which lapsed into law on August 11, 2001, the University of Rizal System (URS) was established by integrating the Rizal State College, Rizal Polytechnic College and Rizal Technological University Antipolo Annex. Since it’s established the University was served by the following administrations

Vision and Mission

University of Rizal System is a premier technology-driven institution by the year 2015.

URS is committed to produce competent and value-laden graduates in agriculture, engineering, science and technology, culture and arts, teacher and business education through responsive instruction, research, extension and production services in Region IV.

CORE VALUES
G-od Loving
A-ctive Concern for Environment
T-eamwork
E-xcellence and Integrity
P-roactive
A-dvocacy for Sustainable Development
S-ervice-Oriented and Resourceful
S-ocially Responsible

University Governance

The Board of Regents is the highest decision-making body of the University of Rizal System. It is composed of 12 members.

Board Member
Chairperson HON SATURMINO M. OCAMPO JR. Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education
Vice Chairperson HON. OLIVIA F. DE LEON President, University of Rizal System
Member Hon. JUAN M. FLAVIER Chairperson, Senate Committee on Higher Education
Member Hon. CYNTHIA A. VILLAR Chairperson, House Committee on Higher Education
Member HON. ALEXANDER R. MADRIGAL Director, Department of Science and Technology Region IV
Member HON. SEVERINO C. SANTOS OIC Director, National Economic Development Authority

Region IV-A

Member HON. DANILO D.C. PORTUGUEZ President, Faculty Federation
Member HON. ANTHONY B. CALDERON President, URS Student Federation
Member HON. RONALD R. BARCENA President, URS Alumni Federation
Member HON. AMBROCIO T. GUTIERREZ Private Sector Representative
Member HON. GILBERTO M. DUAVIT Private Sector Representative
Board Secretary HON. CARINA C. PUBLICO

Program Listing

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Bachelor in Agricultural Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Home Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Community Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics Communication Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Fisheries
  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Bachelor of Science in Geodetic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Guidance & Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Office Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Technology

Diploma & Short-term Programs

  • Career Education Development Program
  • Certificate in Professional Education
  • Certificate in Professional Librarianship
  • Certificate of Technology
  • Computer Management Technology
  • Computer System Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Secretarial
  • Diploma in Farm Mechanics
  • Diploma in Fiber Technology
  • Diploma in Forestry
  • Diploma in Home Technology
  • Diploma in Textile Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Extension Program and Services

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