The University of Makati (Filipino: Unibersidad ng Makati or Pamantasan ng Makati, commonly known as UMak is a public, locally-funded city university in Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines.The University of Makati is one of the 33 institutions in the country which piloted the Senior High School Modelling Program of the Department of Education in 2012.UMak is the country's first ISO certified local university. Certified in 4 processes such as Admission, Registration, Releasing of Grades and Issuance of Transcript of Records.Brief historyThe University of Makati traces its roots from Makati Polytechnic Community College, which was founded in 1972. Due to the growing number of curricular offerings, its status was elevated in 1987 to that of a full-fledged college, and was then renamed Makati College. Three years later, it was merged with the former Fort Andres Bonifacio College on January 10, 1990. This event paved the way for the transformation of the college into a university.By virtue of Municipal Ordinance No. 433, the Pamantasan ng Makati became a chartered university on December 19, 1991 under the administration of Jejomar C. Binay. On August 27, 2002, City Ordinance 2002-111 was approved amending City Ordinance No. 99-443 revising the Pamantasan ng Makati Charter to change the official name of Pamantasan ng Makati to University of Makati.Buildings and FacilitiesThe University is located in Jose P. Rizal Extension, Brgy. West Rembo, Makati City that stands on a lot along near Fort Bonifacio and facing the Makati Park and Garden and Pasig River. The university consists of the Academic Building 1,2 & 3, Admin. Building, a new 12-storey Health and Physical Science Building (HPSB) and the University Oval that is also one of the venues of the United Football League and Clear Football: Dream Match.
J.P. Rizal Extension, West Rembo