In June 2000, a need for a truly Methodist Institution in the heart of Manila was envisioned inspired by Manila Episcopal Area Bishop Dr.Emerito P. Nacpil, Dr. Carlito Puno, Attorney Rodolfo Beltran, Attorney Leven Puno, Ms. Liz Mariano, Ms. Perla Cenon and the Board of Trustees members of Wesleyan University of the Philippines it was named Wesleyan University of the Philippines – Manila.
Attorney Leopoldo Serrano of the Management Committee oversees the affairs of WUP-Manila during the first year
June to August 2000 WUP-Manila was housed in CRS Tower in Paco Manila. With the increasing demand for space Commission on Higher Education Commissioner Kate Botengan gave the permission to look for a more suitable venue.
September 2000 to November 2002 WUP-Manila was relocated in Quirino Taft while awaiting its permanent address in Leveriza, Pasay
2000 to 2003 Dr. Zenaida Lumba was the President of WUP-Manila
January 30, 2002 approval of the programs Bachelor of Elementary Education, Bachelor of Secondary Education, Bachelor of Business Administration
November 15, 2002 now moved to its present location in Leveriza, Pasay City.
June 18, 2003 the creation of Wesleyan College of Manila approved by Securities and Exchange Commission as incorporation.
In 2003, Dr. Florita Miranda is the second President
June 20, 2004 Certificate in Caregiver NC II, given by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
February 2005, Associate in Computer Technology granted by CHED
June 2006 WCM was awarded 2005 Most Outstanding Tertiary School by the Philippine Marketing Excellence Award
2007 Foreign linkages in India was established tied up with University of the Perpetual Help System
2008 Foreign linkages with China headed by Dr. York Han tied up with Xiamen University of Technology with local tie ups Cavite State University and Ramon Magsaysay Technological School
April, 2008 approval for Bachelor of Arts in Communication by the CHED
May 14, 2008 approval for their Basic Education from nursery to secondary school
June 20, 2008 approval by CHED for courses, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Human Resource Development Management, Marketing Management and Financial Management
August 2009, the International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges and Universities recognized WCM
March 26, 2011 the establishment of Bishop Emerito Nacpil Building
March 20, 2013 the approval of Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation or PACUCOA of LEVEL 1 for the program Business Administration.
In 2015, WCM has created the Facilities Equipment and Management Office with the vision of creating a suitable learning environment for both students and employees. The BEC also got its K12 permit for the Accounting Business and Management ABM and General Academic Strand or GAS.
September 18, 2015 the accreditation of Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation or PACUCOA of LEVEL2 for the program Business Administration.
In 2016, reorganization of Office of Student Affairs led to the formation of the Office of Student and Community Affairs that aims to foster student development through the core values of love, integrity, faith and excellence and transform this to social civic activities and servant leaders for nation building.
It is also in this year that Research and Library Resource Center was established which aims to promote the research culture of the college.
2017 mark the College’s membership with two IT solutions, the Center for Educational Measurement and the launching of EGrade.