The study was intended to analyze the instructional leadership framework of one of the local universities in Manila. The researchers identified the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila as a model university for analysis of its leadership framework. The researchers used a qualitative design using content analysis. The researchers used QCA for systematically describing the meaning of qualitative material. It is done by classifying material as instances of the categories of a coding frame. The themes generated came from the analysis of the content materials from the school’s archive and information. The study revealed that the educational philosophies that is prevailing in the university are idealism and social reconstructionism. The philosophies manifested towards the university’s leadership direction are observed through the realization of their mission and vision.