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Extending the Tenets of Science and Virtue in South Metro: Centro Escolar Las Piñas

Located in Pilar Village, Las Piñas, Centro Escolar Las Piñas (CELP) is the latest campus to be part of the Centro Escolar University’s system. Formerly known as Las Piñas College, the school was founded in 1973 by Dr. Faustino Legaspi Uy, who opened the School of Nursing program, with the Dr. Faustino Legaspi Uy Medical Foundation (formerly known as Las Piñas General Hospital) as its clinical division.

Early Years as Las Piñas College

The school was founded with Dr. Uy’s dedication to the values of service and community to the people. Classes first began in 1975 with courses and programs in teaching, nursing, and vocational courses. Throughout the years, the school offered more programs such as Business Administration, Engineering, Hotel and Restaurant Management, as well as Master’s program in Business Administration.    

Moving Forward

Today, the spirit of Las Piñas College lives on through Centro Escolar Las Piñas through its Health programs; envisioning to be the leaders of science-based and virtue-driven educational institution, guided by CEU’s tenets of Ciencia y Virtud. With renewed spirits, CELP aims to be the premier center for science within the area of Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Bacoor, and Parañaque.

Value-Centric Learning

The curriculum of CELP is quite holistic with values-formation embedded in its core curriculum. They also offer opportunities for students to strengthen their productivity and creativity while celebrating diversity and individuality. Students can expect to be up-to-date with the best practices of global education while equipped with the 21st-century thinking skills of being inquisitive, critical, and observant. Aside from modern-day behavior, CELP students can also expect state-of-the-art technology applied in all teaching and learning aspects, providing a competitive advantage to graduates as they go through their career. With newer problems arising thanks to advancement in technology, CELP integrates, transforms, and creates solutions to fit the needs of emerging realities.

Future-proofing Students

To keep up with the pace of ever-changing industries, CELP dreams to equip students with modern technologies to complement an integrated and collaborative approach to learning. The school features courses that adapt the Singaporean Method in teaching Math and Science, as well as integrating Robotics in the STEM academic strand. Systems Application and Products (SAP) in Data Processing will also be integrated into the ABM strand.


CELP welcomes high school graduates, transferees, and postgraduate applicants to experience a responsive and relevant learning experience through various undergraduate and graduate programs.

Undergraduate Programs

  • BS Accountancy
  • BS Business Administration
  • BS Computer Science*
  • B Elementary Education*
  • BS Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • BS Information Technology*
  • BS Medical Technology
  • BS Nursing
  • BS Pharmacy*
  • BS Psychology
  • B Secondary Education*
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine*

Graduate Programs

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Education*

Programs that are marked with an asterisk (*) are CEU Extension Programs.

The challenges the world faces today is much complex than ever before. Start your journey to a holistic growth with Centro Escolar Las Piñas. You can learn more about their application requirements here.