NORTHEAST LUZON ADVENTIST COLLEGE, INC. is a private institution of higher learning, a Christian boarding school dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and Christian values. NELAC aims to “equip students for life and prepare them for eternity.”


True education restores the lost image of the Creator God in humanity through the harmonious development of the whole person


Preparing students to reach their full potentials in meeting the challenges of life and qualifying them for Christ’s soon return.



A Christ-centered institution of learning providing balanced education of excellent instruction, integrated work experiences, biblical values and community related outreach anchored in the principle of love to God and to humanity.


“The School that Trains for Service”


Re-affirm Personal Relationship with God
Expressive Critical and Creative Thinking
Develop Healthy, Holy and Happy lifestyle
Exemplify Character Formation and Personal Discipline Emulate Ethical and Moral Values
Manifest Duties and Rights of Citizenship


Experience Saving FAITH-- A growing, transforming relationship with God, applying biblical truths expressed in the Seventh-day Adventists beliefs and spirituality in response to global and personal issues.
Professing Competence through Excellent INSTRUCTION-- Expertise and leadership in their academic or professional discipline, continually improving through lifelong learning.
Participating in Collaborative and Life-changing RESEARCHES-- Application of knowledge to real-world challenges with the spirit of unselfish service, fulfilling God’s calling in their life work. Prioritizing Involvement in EXTENSION SERVICES--Social responsibility, commitment and engagement to improve the quality of life for all people and care of the environment.
Responsible Management in STEWARDSHIP--Balance Lifestyle pursuing wholeness in the spiritual, mental, physical, and social aspects of life.

S-Sociability -- the quality of liking to meet and spend time with other people
E-Exemplary-- serving as a desirable model and representing the best of its kind.
R-Resiliency -- the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties and hard situations

V-Versatility -- ability to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
I-Interdependence-- the quality or condition of being mutually reliant on each other

C- Courage -- strength in the face of pain or grief.
E-Empathy -- the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.


On the basis of the guiding philosophy, mission and vision, NORTHEAST LUZON ADVENTIST COLLEGE, INC. commits herself to:

The Students

NELAC’s main responsibility is the education of students, who come from different family and religious backgrounds, helping them to acquire the foundation of knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes suitable for their chosen career. NELAC encourages intellectual curiosity and facilitates the students’ development into active, independent and interdependent learners. The College promotes a personal Christian faith that permeates the lives of the students.

The Faculty, Staff and Administration

NELAC respects and supports faculty, staff and administration who, through education, research and experience, create a stimulating learning condition for the students. They contribute to the development of new concepts in their chosen fields, and demonstrate both Christian values and competence in their professions.

The Surrounding Communities

NELAC provides humanitarian service through people, programs, and facilities. She promotes healthful lifestyle and responds to the basic needs of people. NELAC seeks to enhance the quality of life for individuals in local, regional, national, and international communities.

Our God and Our Church

NELAC supports the global mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church by being involved in the great commission, and by responding to the need for skilled and knowledgeable Christian professionals. The College seeks to honor God and to uphold the teachings and values of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.