Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Dr. Rosario Oreta-Lapus is the eighth president of Miriam College. She is both an educator and a specialist in human development – from early childhood to gerontology. After finishing her undergraduate degree in Manila, she has obtained various post graduate degrees and diplomas from prestigious international universities on both human development and education. She continues to serve the field of education as president of Miriam College, and chairperson of the Consortium of Women’s Colleges in the Philippines, among others. Her personal interests include painting, swimming, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.

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President's Council

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Joanne Beato

Executive Assistant to the President

  • Phone : (+632) 8930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1115
  • Email: jbeato@mc.edu.ph
Marjorie Joyce Montalban

Technical Assistant

  • Phone : (+632) 8930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1104
  • Email: mmontalban@mc.edu.ph
  • Location
    Caritas Hall, Miriam College


Lessie Balledo

Executive Secretary to the President

  • Phone : (+632) 8930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1103
  • Email: lballedo@mc.edu.ph