Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) runs by the Society of Jesus in Davao City. It is a private teaching, service, and research university. In 1948, the Jesuits in the Philippines opened the seventh Ateneo. The university has five undergraduate schools: School of Arts and Science, School of Business and Governance, School of Engineering and Architecture, School of Education and School of Nursing. The graduate programs are under these units as well. Within the university, the College of Law is a separate unit. And also, the university runs a grade school and high school.
touristIn the 1970s, Davao City became known as the “killing fields” of the Philippines. As a result, the rest of the country avoided this once promising city. But it changed after the 1988 elections. The newly elected mayor, Rodrigo R. Duterte, restored peace and order in the city.
From what they call it as “Murder City,” Davao City is now one of the most livable cities in the Asia. Indeed, Davao City is one of the country’s top tourist destinations.
Davao City is located in southeastern Mindanao Island, Philippines. It is the largest city in the Philippines in terms of land area. The city of Davao has a population of 1,632,991 people based on the 2015 census. This figure also makes it the third-most-populous city in the Philippines and the most populous in Mindanao.