A Commitment to the COmmon Good
Developing our students into competent and responsible professionals, leaders and citizens, endowing them with a nationalist perspective, attuning them to the changing global economy and society.
A Climate of Academic Freedom
Explore the limits of the mind and the imagination. Put forward new perspectives, express diverse opinions, and test their validity in discussion and debate.
A Caring and Conducive Environment
Our professors are genuinely interested in the academic and personal welfare of their students. There is close interaction between faculty and students. Intellectual abilities and moral values are continuously enhanced.
Enrichment through the Arts
Cultural interests are never neglected. Concerts and art exhibits by national artists are regularly held. Students are actively involved in creative projects.
A Spiritual Dimension to Learning
In the rush of day-today living, there is need to stop and rest, meditate on the values and norms that ennoble human existence.
About Kalayaan College
Every year, 70,000 high school students all over the Philippines take the University of the Philippines College Admissions Test (UPCAT) for acceptance in the country's premiere state university.
U.P. can only admit a limited number of students. U.P. colleges impose quotas on admission according to the size of their faculty and facilities. The Diliman campus, for instance, can only admit 3,285 students every year.
Kalayaan College (KC) is a private, non-sectarian institution founded by U.P. professors committed to delivering U.P. quality education.
Through a Memorandum of Agreement with U.P. Diliman, Kalayaan College faculty consists of U.P. professors and teachers.
Dr. Jose V. Abueva, former U.P. President, together with senior U.P. professors, believe in nurturing more students with U.P. quality education and developing them into future intellectual icons and leaders of the country.
Parents who dream of sending their children to the University of the Philippines can now expand their vision and send their children to Kalayaan College.
Accepting applicants for the First Semester AY 2019-2020
WHAT'S UP KALAYAAN
Kalayaan College gave me great and memorable experiences as a student. The professors are intelligent and efficient at teaching. The students have various interests and excel at different things. Overall, my stay in Kalayaan made me drown in a whirlpool of mixed emotions. There are times I feel happy because I got to see my[…]
They say the average audience attention span is only about 5-10 minutes, so if there is anything that I want you to remember from my talk, it is this mantra that I live by: Never Settle for Mediocrity. Today I only want to talk about two stories from my life. One is a story of[…]
On 5-10 November 2018 Kalayaan College held its 18th Foundation Week with a theme “Health and Wellness: Learning, Caring and Enabling”. Here are some of the highlights of the week-long celebration.
I am not really sure if this is the best way to start a speech but I would love to start by sharing to you all my experience at my Senior High School Graduation Day. As I entered my school for the very last time as a student there, I was smiling in awe as[…]
Good Afternoon, everyone! I am Diana Christy P. Tamayo, a graduating student of Kalayaan College, taking Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management. I was invited by Sir Tony Lazaro to speak in front of you all, say a couple of words on what it’s like to be a student of Kalayaan College and[…]
The traditional KC Christmas Party was held on December 7, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. The party had so much fun as the committee tasked to plan the occasion came up with games that merited a lot of laughter from all attendees. There was also a segment of the party when the attendees had[…]
The program gives opportunities for the youth to voice out their views and opinions about certain issues that affect them and our society. Schedule: March 16, 2016, 8:00 PM, PTV Channel 4
Pres. Ma. Oliva Z. Domingo, (Dr. Jose V. Abueva), VP Virginia Carino, Faculty, Parents, and Kalay Students, Good morning. Before I start, can I just ask everyone to please give our awardees another round of applause. They deserve it. Afraid, Overwhelmed, and Very Hungry. These words describe how I feel right now, standing in front[…]
MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT JOSE V. ABUEVA at the Kalayaan College Welcome Assembly and Recognition Program Dear KC Students and Parents, KC Faculty and Staff: Let me share with you my every morning prayer: “Almighty God and Father, through Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit: Thank you for this day which I offer you that I[…]