Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba was established on March 11, 1979 in Barangay Bucal, Calamba City, Laguna, in an 11-ha rolling site at the foot of Mt. Makiling. On August 7, 1986, Letran Calamba was granted autonomy by its mother institution (Letran Intramuros) with Rev. Fr. Tamerlane Lana, O.P. as its first Rector and President.
We, the Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba, a Catholic educational institution, commit ourselves to the total human development, and better quality of life of our students, faculty, and employees, and the promotion ofb genuine community through an education that is Filipino, Dominican, and Christian in orientation.
In a Culture of Conscience, Discipline, and Excellence, we envision Letran Calamba as a University, a center of Science and technology, as well as a vital formation center in the religious and socio-economic development of the region.