World-class Mapuan education: Soon to rise in Mindanao

Known as the Philippine’s seat of technological education excellence, Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) is further extending its tradition of excellence in Mindanao, occupying a 2.3-hectare land along Gen. Douglas MacArthur Highway, beside Matina Town Square in Matina, Davao City.

Malayan Colleges Mindano (MCM), a Mapua school, is a new subsidiary of Malayan Colleges Inc. (MCI), was recently incorporated with an authorized capital of P650 million and a paid-up capital of P462.5 million.

MCI, which is under a Yuchengco-led holding company for the group’s business in the education and technology sector, iPeople, Inc. (IPO), has two other wholly-owned schools: Malayan Colleges Laguna and Malayan High School of Science.

Aside from being the home to a lot of Davao City’s pride, such as Mt. Apo, vast plantations and garden resorts, top-quality orchid species, and durian, MCM will definitely be an addition to the vibrant community of the town and generate promising possibilities to the area in the years to come. Engineering, Architecture, and I.T. college programs, and graduate courses will be offered to Davaoeños and residents of neighboring provinces. To support the agricultural sector in Mindanao, an Agricultural Engineering track will be integrated in Civil Engineering program.


Philippine studies with specialization in Mindanao studies will also be offered to help students fully understand, integrate with, and contribute to the community.

Furthermore, MCM will accept senior high school students as well in accord to the implementation of the K to 12 Program. The construction of the school facilities will start in the first quarter of 2017 and will be in full operations starting July 2018.