The Ateneo de Manila University is a private research university in Quezon City, Philippines. Founded in 1859 by the Society of Jesus, the Ateneo is the third-oldest university in the Philippines. Ateneo offers elementary and secondary education exclusively to male students. The undergraduate and graduate programs are coeducational and organized into four schools, collectively known as the Loyola Schools, which are located at its main campus at Loyola Heights, with four satellite professional schools in different parts of Metro Manila.Ateneo undergraduates follow a Catholic-rooted liberal arts curriculum throughout their programs in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, or Business Management. The Commission on Higher Education has recognized the research units in physics, chemistry, mathematics, information technology, entrepreneurship education, and business administration as Centers of Excellence while the biology and environmental science units are declared Centers of Development. The Loyola Heights campus also hosts two chemistry research centers: Philippine Institute of Pure and Applied Chemistry and National Chemistry Instrumentation Center .
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