root word: pantas
University of the City of Manila
Pamantasan ng Asya at Pasipiko
University of Asia and the Pacific
Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila
Ateneo de Manila University
The Spanish-derived word Unibersidad is also commonly used.
University of Santo Tomas
UST is the oldest existing university in Asia, having been established in 1611. It is 25 years older than Harvard University, which is the oldest university in the United States.