The College of Business and Entrepreneurship started as a department under the College of Arts and Sciences. But because of the realignment of business-related courses, COBE was established as a separate College effective August 27, 2002 upon the approval of the Board of Trustees.


  • To produce competent, technically skilled and highly competitive graduates capable of leading and pursuing business responsive to the needs of the society.
  • To enhance professional expertise in instruction, research, extension, and production.
  • To pursue sustainable linkages with community through the provision of consultancy and other services.
  • To sustain an enterprise managed by students.


  • To train and develop students in accordance with quality academic standards.
  • To operationalize and enhance faculty development program.
  • To build strong linkages with the community where expertise is freely shared.
  • To establish and sustain income-generating projects for the college.
  • To encourage the production of scholarly instructional materials as a source of stable financial resources.