The Lyceum-Northwestern University believes that the moral obligation of any institution of learning is to prepare the students into productive professionals and entrepreneurs equipped with the educational modernity, social and spiritual values to face the dynamism of a global community with the context of the regional, national and international setting.
A center of academic excellence and research that contributes towards global competitiveness.
Lyceum-Northwestern University was founded by Dr. Francisco Quimson Duque and Mrs. Florencia Tiongson Duque on 1969. L-NU started as a single-room nursing school at the Dagupan City Polyclinic Hospital and was then called the Dagupan City School of Nursing. In 1972, Dagupan City School of Nursing moved to Tapuac District and changed name to Lyceum of Dagupan City. During this year new courses such as Pre-Nursing, Medical Secretarial Science, Radiologic Technology and Medical Technology were added.
In 1974, it acquired Northern Educational Institution and after the merger it is renamed as Lyceum Northwestern (LN) university. In the same year, Lyceum founded the Northern Philippines Institute of Medicine which is the first medical college of the northern philippines.