We, the University of Santo Tomas-Legazpi, in a life of truth and love out of gratitude, envision the University as a premier Catholic institution of learning for Thomasians whose minds and hearts are nurtured and molded for Christian social transformation. Thus, we work in making the University:
- a Christ-centered educational community;
- a respected HEI with consistently high academic standard and values-oriented, socially responsive and globally competitive academic programs;
- a reputable leader in Primary and Secondary Science Education, Religious and Teacher Education, Business Management, Accountancy, Engineering, Architecture, Fine Arts, Communication and Liberal Arts, Health Sciences, Law and Graduate Studies;
- a prominent teaching hospital in the region;
- a renowned center for Bikol Studies, community development, environmental protection, and disaster risk management;
- a leading university for professional development, quality management, innovation, internationalization, and financial sustainability; and
- a deregulated university by 2025.
We, the University of Santo Tomas-Legazpi, a Dominican institution of learning under the patronage of St. Thomas Aquinas commit ourselves to:
- the pursuit of excellence in academics and health services through dedicated study;
- the strengthening of our moral integrity through fervent prayer and witnessing;
- the sharing with others the fruits of our endeavor through loving service;
- the enhancement of our emotional maturity towards an integrated Christian community; and
- the promotion of cultural advocacy for a genuine appreciation of Catholic, Filipino, and Bikol identity.
Our Quality Policy Statement
In a life of truth and love out of gratitude, we offer Thomasian Education!
And in our dedication to provide a holistic Catholic and Dominican spiritual formation, instruction, research, creative work, governance, management and community service, and in our pursuit to continually improve the educational system for the satisfaction of our clients, we, the UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS–LEGAZPI, are committed to excellence by setting quality objectives, based on national and international standards.
In a LIFE of TRUTH and LOVE out of GRATITUDE, I am a Legazpi Thomasian whose mind and heart are nurtured and molded by STUDY and PRAYER, for Christian SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION.