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College Spotlight: Everything You Need To Know About University of Cebu

The University of Cebu (UC) is one of the leading schools in the Visayas region. Since its establishment in 1964, UC continues to provide quality education to students. Are you planning to study at UC? Here are some facts and figures about the University of Cebu that you might want to check out:

1. University of Cebu has multiple campuses.

UC has four campuses located in the different parts of the Province of Cebu. The University of Cebu Main Campus is in Sanciangko Street, Cebu City. Meanwhile, here are the other UC campuses:

2. University of Cebu has a wide variety of courses.

Known for its maritime education, the University of Cebu has the UC Maritime Training Center (MTC). MTC caters to local and foreign students who aspire for careers in the maritime industry. UC also has a number of undergraduate and graduate programs in various disciplines.

Here’s a list of the courses offered at University of Cebu:

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs

Secondary Education (Biological Science, Filipino, Mathematics, MAPEH, Physical Science, Social Studies)

Business Administration


Computer Technology


Customs Administration

Elementary Education

Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Industrial, Mechanical)

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Information Technology

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Office Administration

Real Estate Management

Social Work

Special Education

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice with specialization in Criminology (Ph.D.)

Doctor in Business Administration

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Thesal and Non-thesal Program

Master of Science in Elementary Management (MSEM)

Master of Science in Criminal Justice with Specialization in Criminology (MSCJ)

Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN)

Master of Science in Teaching (MST)

Master of Science in Elementary School Management

3. University of Cebu produces board topnotchers.

Throughout the years, the University of Cebu has produced a number of board passers and topnotchers. In 2017, UC dominated the Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Examinations. All the top 10 examinees of the board exam came from the University of Cebu.

Here are the other board topnotchers from UC:

Topnotcher Board Exam Rating
Manuel Sarausad 2013 Bar Examination 6th Place, 83.8%
Michelle Liao 2013 Bar Examination 5th Place 84.50%
Judd Maverick Rufin Tan April 2018 Electronics Engineers (ECE) Board Examination 3rd Place, 91%
Hannah Lei Pepito Pulvera March 2018 Licensure Examination for Teachers 4th Place, 87.8%


Here are other topnotchers from Visayas in 2018 and the school where they come from.

4. University of Cebu is committed to excellence.

The University of Cebu has been awarded with a Deregulated status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The status signifies UC’s excellence in its programs and operations. The university’s programs are also accredited by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA). The University of Cebu’s Criminology program is also a CHED Center of Development (COD).

5. University of Cebu strives for affordable education.

UC implements the “no tuition fee increase” policy. Under this policy, “the applicable tuition fee on a student’s first year of studies shall remain until his or her fourth year in UC.” The university also has a number of scholarships available to qualified students.

Here’s a list of the University of Cebu scholarships:

Scholarship Target recipients Benefits Requirements
Academic Scholarship for College – Incoming first year college students who graduated with academic honors

– Will pursue any board courses (except Nursing) and ICT courses at the University of Cebu

– Full tuition discount (for high school valedictorian)

– PHP 1,000 book allowance per semester

– Scholars must maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 1.7 to remain in the scholarship program
Working Scholarship Working students – Full tuition discount

– Monthly allowance

– At least 85% high school grade

– At least 2.5 grade for college students

– Scholars must pass the IQ Exams and Personality Test to be administered by UC

– Working scholars must render 4 to 5 hours of service/day at UC

Cultural Scholarship Students who want to be part of any organization under the UC Students Cultural Services – 50% to full tuition discount  
Athletics and Sports Scholarship Student-athletes who are members of the UC varsity team Tuition fee discount ranging from 10% to 100% free tuition depending on an athlete’s achievement  
Peer Facilitator Scholarship   Tuition fee discount ranging from 50% to 100% free tuition Assist in the operations of the Guidance Office of the University of Cebu
Maritime International Scholarship Grants Maritime students at UC – Full tuition fee discount

– Free board and lodging

– Book and uniform allowances

At least of 85% GPA and no grade below 80%


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