University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos

The University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos, or UNO-R, is a private catholic university administered by the Order of Augustinian Recollects. Home of the Golden Rams, it is the first university in the province of Negros Occidental.



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As the first University in Negros Occidental, UNO-R is a top performing school in Medical Technology, Engineering, and Criminology.


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Beautiful and vast, the biggest University in Negros Occidental is equipped with infrastructure that serve as pillars for your educational needs.



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The Cradle of Excellence

UNO-R is category A(t) in the Institutional Monitoring and Evaluation for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (IQuAME).  Many of its colleges are accredited by PAASCU and to top it all, it is one of the three CHED Autonomous Institutions in Region VI. (+Faraon Lopez).

Boasting of nine College Departments including programs for Elementary and High School Education, UNO-R is a Center of Excellence in Electrical Engineering and IT Education, and has produced topnotchers in Law, Medical Technology, Nursing, Criminology, and Accountancy.


UNO-R envisions itself as a Catholic institution giving witness to the Augustinian Recollect charism as a way of living Christian faith. A true Catholic institution offering an Augustinian style of education that responds to the needs of the church, the Filipino society and the world.

UNO-R sees itself as a partner of the government in the development of the young to be productive, enlightened and upright citizens whose hearts and minds are focused not only on their individual good, but also on the welfare and well-being of the entire Filipino nation with special concern for the weak and the poor.

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As a Catholic University imbued with the Augustinian Recollect style of viewing education, the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos commits itself to provide the climate, structure, and the means by which vocation, technical skills and talents of all members of the academic community can be optimally developed and inextricably permeated by faith so they can be used in the service of the people, and for the glory of God.

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