University and Junior High School Mission and Vision Statements



As a university, the Ateneo de Naga seeks the integral formation of men and women who will contribute to the total development of the family and human society.

As a Filipino university, the Ateneo de Naga fosters love of country and a deep commitment to the culture of human life and care for creation. It commits itself to contribute to and benefit from global society for the transformation of the Filipino nation. Its special task is the development of Bicol and the preservation and enhancement of its culture.

As a Catholic university, the Ateneo de Naga is committed to the service of the faith that promotes justice. It seeks to form men and women committed to the person and teaching of Jesus Christ in loyal and dedicated service to the Church and community, particularly the poor.

As a Jesuit university, the Ateneo de Naga draws its inspiration and educational principles from St. Ignatius of Loyola. It thereby seeks to imbue its members with the desire to strive for excellence in every sphere and activity of life. Through teaching, research, community service and deep personal interaction it aims to form “men and women for others” who will find God in all things, always seek his greater glory and respond generously and courageously to Christ’s call to serve first God’s kingdom – Primum Regnum Dei.



Ateneo de Naga University, a premier university in the country, provides excellent instruction and formation, conducts vigorous research, and engages in community service that are ultimately transformative of society, especially in Bicol. It is possible through its competent, creative and committed faculty, staff and administrators, and integrated systems and excellent facilities.

It prides itself in its scholarship support and responsive student services.

It attracts highly qualified students and produces graduates who are responsible citizens formed in the Catholic faith and inspired by Ignatian spirituality. They are globally competent but locally responsive and environmentally sensitive.

Nurtured by Ignatian Spirituality, it is a community that is passionate to seek truth in divergent cultures, cultivate intellectual life, respect creation, build human community and promote justice.

The university engages in and maintains partnerships, linkages, networks with institutions and individuals to further its mission.



The Junior High School of the Ateneo de Naga University forms its students into young men and women for others characterized by Competence, Conscience, Compassionate Commitment, and Christ-Centeredness through its holistic educational program.

The educational program is faith-inspired and values-based, integral and adaptive, interactive and collaborative, humanistic and socially responsive. Cura Personalis characterizes all instruction, stressing self-activity, inquiry, and mastery.



 The Ateneo de Naga University Junior High School is highly effective in its mission and goals for secondary education in the Bikol Region.

The school lives and operates out of Catholic and Ignatian values.

Religious or lay, the pedagogues are highly competent and committed to their vocation as companion and guide to students in their formation as men and women for others.

The completers are prepared for the rigors of higher education and the pursuit of their interests as persons. In the tradition of excellence and formation, they are imbued with core competencies in various forms of communication, equipped with scientific and technological skills, a discerning conscience, and a compassionate commitment to transcend self-centeredness. Inspired by Ignatian Spirituality, they recognize the reality of the human and divine person of Christ working actively in the lives of others. They are committed to take responsibilities in the local and wider communities especially in caring for God’s creation.