University of San Carlos

country rank  10
world rank  5431

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University Overview

Established in 1595, University of San Carlos is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Cebu City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Central Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of San Carlos (USC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of San Carlos (USC) 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 423 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USC
Founded 1595
Motto Scientia, Virtus, Devotio
Knowledge, Virtue, Devotion
Colours Green and golden yellow

University Location

Address P. del Rosario Street
Cebu City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
6000 Central Visayas
Philippines
T +63 (32) 253 1000
F +63 (32) 255 4341

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office P. del Rosario Street
Cebu City 6000
+63 (32) 253 1000 local 209

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of San Carlos's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Higher Education, Philippines


Year of first Accreditation
1966


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018