Central Philippine University

country rank  28
world rank  7634

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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 small city of Iloilo City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Western Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Central Philippine University (CPU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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 114 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: 250,000-499,999)
5000 Western Visayas
Philippines
T +63 (33) 329 1971
F +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)

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
+63

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019