Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation, Inc. (formerly Luzonian Colleges) was founded by Dr. Manuel S. Enverga to whose name the University owes its present title. It was registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 11, 1947. It is a non-stock, not for profit academic institution. It is located at the University Site, Barangay Ibabang Dupay, Lucena City. The University has 312 teaching staff from Basic Education up to college and graduate studies and 130 non-teaching staff servicing all levels and it has 9 member Board of Trustees.
It was certified for 3 years December 24, 2008 that ended on December 23, 2011. For its renewal, it was certified for 5 years on September 11, 2013 which ended on September 12, 2018.
Its purposes, among others, are “to be the center of excellence in the development of citizens and leaders who live a moral life and guided by faith in God and love for fellowmen”. Its CORE Values are: Passion for excellence; respect for human dignity; social justice within the framework of democracy; sustainable development; peace and harmony. The institution’s major operations include: Basic Education; High School; College, Maritime Studies; Nursing and Applied Sciences; Engineering; Graduate Program; and Law.