The Colegio de San Juan de Letran, is a private Dominican institution of learning located in Intramuros, Manila, in the Philippines. The college was founded in 1620. Colegio de San Juan de Letran has the distinction of being the oldest college in the Philippines and the oldest secondary institution in Asia. It is owned and administered by the friars of the Order of Preachers of the Philippine Dominican Province. The school has produced Philippine presidents, revolutionary heroes, poets, legislators, members of the clergy, jurists, and it is also one of the only Philippine schools that has produced several Catholic saints who lived and studied on its campus. The school's patron saint is St. John the Baptist while its patroness is Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. The campus contains two statues, representing the two foremost alumni in the fields of secular and religious service: former Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon and Vietnamese Saint Vicente Liem de la Paz. Letran has programs in Business, Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Digital Arts, Communication Arts, Accountancy, Engineering etc. The colleges are divided into six departments: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration and Accountancy, College of Education, Institute of Communication, Institute of Information Technology, and College of Engineering. The Colegio has successful athletic programs, particularly in basketball, football |football, volleyball, taekwondo, and tennis. Through the years Letran has produced numerous athletes that have donned the national colors in international events like the Olympics, Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games, Jones Cup, and FIBA World Championship. Letran is a long-time member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
List of famous alumni from Colegio de San Juan de Letran, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Colegio de San Juan de Letran include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list...more