The Mapúa logo features the following parts:
The silhouette of the Builder, which was the main element of the older institutional logo, serves as the continuity of the tradition of excellence that the University has been known for. It also represents every Mapúan, taught and trained to help build the nation and the world.
Binary code (0s and 1s)
The Binary code, which is inscribed in the Builder, spells the word "excellence," the value that is characteristic of every Mapúan; a quality reflected in all his works.
miR-941 gene (A, C, G, & T)
Also inscribed in the Builder is the partial sequence of the miR-941 gene that is unique to human beings.
The pixels in red, yellow, gray, and silver symbolize the University's thrust of harnessing the digital technology in the advancement of education and improvement of life.
The Builder rests his left hand on a globe, representing the University's engagement in globalization.
Greek Ionic Column
The Greek ionic column symbolizes the University's endless pursuit of wisdom. The Greeks would often put the ionic column on libraries and justice halls, that represent learning, wisdom, and justice.
The year Mapúa was founded.