Centro Escolar University

country rank  19
world rank  6758

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University Overview

Established in 1907, Centro Escolar University is a 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): Makati, Malolos, Las Pinas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Centro Escolar University (CEU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Centro Escolar University (CEU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Acronym CEU
Founded 1907
Motto Ciencia y Virtud
Science and Virtues
Colours Pink and gray

University Location

Address Mendiola Street, San Miguel
Manila (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1005 National Capital Region
T +63 (2) 735 6861
F +63 (2) 735 5991
Other locations Makati, Malolos, Las Pinas

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Centro Escolar University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools-Colleges and Universities PAASCU

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020