Centro Escolar University

Manila, Metro Manila
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Tuition fees
Bachelor's degree ₱ 70,000-90,000 per year
Type of school: Private University
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Gender admission: Men & Women
Total enrollment (AY 2013/14): 18,500 students
Website: www.ceu.edu.ph

Courses offered at Centro Escolar University:


Rank in Metro Manila 19 view
Rank in Philippines 77 view

Board exams performance:

  • Displaying the passing rates of First Timers only
    (does not include people who took the exam for the 2nd or 3rd time)
  • Based on the results of past 4 exams of each board exam
Exam Passing Rate
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 70%
Above Average
21 of 53
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 46%
Below Average
15 of 23
Medical Technology Board Exam 90%
33 of 88
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 97%
11 of 19
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 46%
Below Average
187 of 291
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 75%
Very Good
151 of 1088
Nurses Licensure Exam 79%
Above Average
130 of 405
Optometrist Licensure Exam 98%
3 of 8
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 43%
Above Average
42 of 139
Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Exam 98%
4 of 31
Social Workers Licensure Exam 87%
Very Good
32 of 78
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 93%
23 of 984
CPA Licensure Exam 42%
Above Average
112 of 333
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 51%
Above Average
80 of 178
Guidance Counselor Licensure Exam 75%
Above Average
15 of 37
Librarian Licensure Examination 61%
22 of 42
Ocular Pharmacologist Board Exam 72%
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Centro Escolar University
Mendiola Street, San Miguel Manila, 1005 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