Centro Escolar University

Manila, Metro Manila
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>Type: Private University
>Entrance exam: Required
>Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian
>Term structure: Semester
>School year: starts in June

Tuition fees

Bachelor's degree ₱ 70,000-80,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 27,000-51,000 per year

Courses offered


Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Metro Manila 18th out of 47 schools view
Rank in Philippines 75 out of 273 schools view

Centers of Excellence

Centers of Development

Board exams performance

Displaying the passing rates of First Time Examinees only.
Based on the results of the past 4 exams of each board exam.
Exam Passing Rates
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 100%
1 of 25 schools
Optometrist Licensure Exam 97%
2 of 7 schools
Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Exam 97%
4 of 36 schools
Medical Technology Board Exam 94%
Very Good
28 of 108 schools
Nurses Licensure Exam 92%
Very Good
61 of 317 schools
Social Workers Licensure Exam 88%
Above Average
28 of 88 schools
Guidance Counselor Licensure Exam 84%
Above Average
17 of 40 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 82%
53 of 1044 schools
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 81%
Above Average
21 of 84 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 68%
Very Good
257 of 1224 schools
Librarian Licensure Examination 62%
Below Average
35 of 50 schools
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 54%
Above Average
48 of 213 schools
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 51%
Below Average
21 of 26 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 6%
330 of 389 schools


Centro Escolar University
9 Mendiola Street, San Miguel Manila, 1001 Metro Manila

Scholarships at Centro Escolar University

1. Entrance Scholarships for freshmen

2. Scholarships for high school honor graduates

3. Scholarships from Private Grants

4. CEU College Scholarship Fund

5. Virgilio Narciso Memorial Scholarship

6. CEU Social Work Alumni Association

7. SELAMS Leadership Incentives Award

8. Dean Scholarship

9. SELAMS Council

10. SELAMS Alumni Scholarship

11. SELAMS Excellence in Sports - Special Talent Grant

12. Scholarship through Competitive Examination

13. Academic Scholarships

14. USPEP Memorial Scholarship (with monthly stipend and book allowance)

15. Full and Partial USPEP Scholarship (with monthly stipend and book allowance)

16. University Educational Assistance Programs

17. CEU President's Scholarship

18. University Student Council Grants

19. College Student Council Grants

20. Medical Technology Alumni Association Grant

21. Essilor Philippines Scholarship Grant

22. University Scholarships

23.University Educational Assistance Programs

24. Federico S. Sarabia III Financial Assistance Program


Scholarships are provided each year to all school/colleges according to the availability of funds.

The Applicant must be:

• a bonafide CEU fourth year student,
• a Filipino citizen,
• of good moral character as certified by the school/college dean,
• recommended by the school/college dean, and
• in need of financial support as shown by the accomplished CEU Scholarship/Grant Award Form and ITR of the parents (combined income of parents shall not exceed 200,000.00).

The applicant shall comply with the following requirements:

• has passed the interview conducted by the Scholarship Committee
• shall submit accomplished CEU Scholarship/Grant Award Form with the following attachments:
- latest ITR of parents or guardian/certification from the Bgy. Chairman indicating that parents are non-working,
- copy of grades from first year to third year for evaluation purposes, and
- one 2x2 photo
• shall have a general weighted average of at least 2.50 (as revised) on the first, second and third years.
• Has no failing grade,
• No record of violation punishable with suspension,
• iis not enjoying any other scholarships, and
• Shall do other tasks assigned by the CEU-AFI Board of Trustees/Officers of the Alumni Chapters and other related to CEU-AFI.


Free tuition for one semester is given to junior or senior pharmacy students, renewable on a semester-to-semester basis provided requirements set by the CEU Alumni Foundation Pharmacy Chapter are met.


• SCHOLARSHIP FROM DR. LOURDES TALAG ECHAUZ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC. Free tuition and miscellaneous fees for one year given to third year and fourth year students who are not currently availing of any grant/scholarship from the university or outside agencies who met the requirements set by the foundation.

• ANG HORTALEZA FOUNDATION- Free tuition and miscellaneous fees and monthly stipend with book allowance are given to three (3) pharmacy students provided requirements set by the foundations are met.


• The Philippine Pharmacists Association Scholarship- a fixed amount is awarded to 4th year pharmacy student who met the requirements set by Philippine Pharmacists Association and recommended by the Dean. This is given on rotation basis in all schools of pharmacy in the Philippines which is a member of PACOP.

• The Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy scholarship- a fixed amount is awarded to 4th year pharmacy student who met the requirements set by Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and recommended by the Dean.. This is given on rotation basis in all schools of pharmacy in the Philippines which is a member of PACOP.

29. Dr. Joaquin Maranon Scholarship

30. Platinum 20th Anniversary Scholarship

31. CEU School of Science Scholarship

32. Dean Purification Suaco Scholarship

33. School of Science Alumni Chapter Scholarship

34. 3rd Millennium Scholarship I

35. 3rd Millennium Scholarship II

36. Splash Foundation Inc. Scholarship
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