Central Philippine University

country rank  19
world rank  6954

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University Overview

Founded in 1905, Central Philippine University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Iloilo City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Western Visayas. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Central Philippine University (CPU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Central Philippine University (CPU) 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 115 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CPU
Founded 1905
Motto Scientia et Fides
Science and Faith
Colours Gold and blue

University Location

Address Lopez Jaena Street, Jaro
Iloilo City
5000 Western Visayas
Philippines
Tel +63 (33) 329 1971
Fax +63 (33) 320 3685

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Central Philippine University, Lopez Jaena St., Jaro
Iloilo City 5000


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Central Philippine University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)
  • Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.



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Online Courses

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