Founded in 1948, West Negros University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bacolod City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Western Visayas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Eroreco. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, West Negros University (WNC) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. West Negros University (WNC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WNC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.