University Profile

This is who we are

A young and thriving university, LPU Cavite was established in 2008. Within a few years, the university immediately gained global reach. Our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. We are dedicated to first-rate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our students are integral parts in our pursuit of nation building.

Our 16-hectare campus is located in the heart of Cavite, a city known as the “Land of the Brave”, rich in its history, landmarks, museums, and facilities for leisure. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, passionate about teaching, and pushing the boundaries of knowledge. With an average class size of 40, we cultivate a rich student-faculty relationship which remains common and collaborative.

Our Alumni make us proud. They are leaders and innovators in the many professions and pursuits shaping society today. Lyceans are proud contributors to the different sectors of our modern world, in hospitality, law, nursing, business, engineering, and fine arts. We invite you to explore your future opportunities with us through truth and fortitude, for God and country.

Philippine Quality Award for Commitment to Quality Management.

A certified ISO 9001:2015 and 14001 Environment Management System by Societe General de Surveillance.

LPU is one of the 71 universities in the country to be granted Autonomous Status by the Commission on Higher Education.

Inspired by the ideals of its founder, former Philippine President, Dr. Jose P. Laurel, LPU is committed to the advancement of his philosophy and values: Veritas et Fortitudo” (Truth and Fortitude) and “Pro Deo et Patria” (for God and country).

Our History

Founded in 1952, LPU continues its drive towards academic excellence and quality education with International Accreditations as the First University in the Philippines to be granted Full International Accreditation for Hotel & Restaurant Management and Tourism (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs) by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) and Philippines’ First Educational Institution certified by Investors-in-People International with the Silver Award.

General Trias Numbers


  • General Trias / 450,583 people


  • General Trias Auditorium
  • Sports Complex
  • Sports Center


  • Tejeros Convention
  • The Bayleaf Cavite


  • Education
  • Hotel Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Tourism
  • Technology