Filamer Christian University

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world rank  11892

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University Overview

Founded in 1904, Filamer Christian University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Roxas City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Filamer Christian University (FCU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Filamer Christian University (FCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 114 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 50-60% making this Philippine higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym FCU
Founded 1904
Motto Intellectual, Physical, Spiritual
Colours Blue, yellow and white

University Location

Address Roxas Avenue
Roxas City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
5800 Western Visayas
T +63 (36) 210 471
F +63 (36) 213 075

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Office of Student Affairs, Roxas Avenue
Roxas City 5800
+63 (36) 215600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Filamer Christian University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities (ACSCU)
  • Commission on Higher Education (CHED Philippines)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019