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PCU University at pcu.edu.ph

country rank 84
world rank 9535

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Philippine Christian University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dasmariñas, Cavite City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Philippine Christian University (PCU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant United Church of Christ in the Philippines - uccpchurch.com, The United Methodist Church - www.umc.org religion. Philippine Christian University (PCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Philippine higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

PCU

Founded

1946

Motto

Faith, Character and Service

Colours

Blue and silver

Mascot

Dolphins

Screenshot

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University Location

Address

1648 Taft Ave. Corner Pedro Gil, Ermita
Manila (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1004 National Capital Region Philippines

Telehone

+63 (2) 523 2162

Telefax

+63 (2) 526 5110

Other locations

Dasmariñas, Cavite City

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit Philippine Christian University's official website at pcu.edu.ph for detailed information on Areas of Study and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Philippine Christian University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office

1648 Taft Ave. Malate
Manila 1004+63 (2) 525 5435

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Philippine Christian University's Admission Office at pcu.edu.ph for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 5,000-5,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant United Church of Christ in the Philippines - uccpchurch.com, The United Methodist Church - www.umc.org

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

Not reported

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

Not reported

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Philippine Christian University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines


Year of first Accreditation

1970


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities Accrediting Agency, Inc. (ACSCU-AAI)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Philippine Christian University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)


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Academic Structure

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Social Media

FacebookFacebook

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TwitterTwitter

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Online Courses

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Please visit the official website (pcu.edu.ph) of Philippine Christian University to make sure the University information provided is up-to-date. The uniRank University Ranking is not an academic ranking and should not be adopted as the main criteria for selecting a higher education organization where to enroll.

 

Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017