Manila Central University

Caloocan City, Metro Manila
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Type of school: Private University
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Gender admission: Men & Women
Website: www.mcu.edu.ph

Tuition fees:

Bachelor's degree ₱ 30,000-120,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 36,000 per year

Overview:

A RICH HISTORY:

• Over 110 years of existence
• First Filipino-run school

INDUSTRY AFFILIATIONS, CONNECTIONS AND LINKAGES:

• Dentistry
- Philippine Association of Dental Colleges (PADC)
- Southeast Asian Association of Dental Education (SEAADE)
- Masan University, South Korea
- School of Medicine and Dentistry, Niigata University, Japan
- School of Dentistry, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
- University of the Philippines Manila, College of Dentistry

• Pharmacy
- Federation of Junior Chapters of the Philippine Pharmacists Association
(FJCPPhA)

• Psychology
- Philippine Mental Health Association
- National Center for Mental Health

• Nursing
- Institute of Continuing Career Advancement (ICCA)
- MCU-FDTMF Hospital
- San Lazaro Hospital
- National Center for Mental Health (NCMH)
- Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center (AFPMC)
- Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC)
- Caloocan City Medical Center (CCMC)
- Caloocan City Heatlh Department
- Quezon City General Hospital (QCGH)
- Angel Care Custodial Service
- St. Peter – St. John Clinic (SPSJ)

• Optometry
- Asia Pacific Council of Optometry
- Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity

• Physical Therapy
- East Avenue Medical Center
- MCU-FDTMF Hospital
- Philippine Orthopedic Center
- Philippine Center for Sports Medicine
- The Medical City
- Veteran’s Memorial Medical Center
- Fe Del Mundo Hospital
- Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center


Courses offered at MCU:

Facilities:

• Educational Facilities:
- Air-conditioned classroom
- Library
- Computer Laboratories

• Sports Facilities:
- Centennial Gymnasium
- Purple Owl Complex
- Swimming Pool

• Facilities for Activities:
- Tanchoco Auditorium
- Helix Vertical Auditorium
- Student Activity Area
- Gazeebo
- Court Yard

• Other facilities:
- Canteen
- Dormitory


Rankings:

Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Metro Manila 32 out of 46 schools view
Rank in Philippines 161 out of 259 schools view

Centers of Excellence and Development:

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 Rates
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Optometrist Licensure Exam 97%
Excellent
3 of 7 schools
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 96%
Excellent
20 of 23 schools
Medical Technology Board Exam 88%
Very Good
44 of 100 schools
Physician Licensure Exam 84%
Very Good
18 of 36 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 82%
Very Good
72 of 1167 schools
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 75%
Above Average
28 of 70 schools
Nurses Licensure Exam 73%
Average
192 of 355 schools
Midwife Licensure Exam 70%
Above Average
64 of 155 schools
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 60%
Below Average
16 of 25 schools
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 60%
Below Average
31 of 51 schools
Dental Hygienist Licensure Examination 60%
Below Average
3 of 3 schools
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 58%
Good
29 of 185 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 40%
Below Average
210 of 286 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 7%
Poor
291 of 352 schools


Location

Address:
Manila Central University
Epifanio de los Santos Avenue Caloocan City, National Capital Region




Student Organizations and Clubs:

• Dentistry:
- Philippine Dental Student Association (MCU Chapter)
- KATUWANG (KAagapay TUngo sa WAgas na PagtuloNG)

• Pharmacy:
- Klubba Scientia
- Federation of Junior Chapters Philippine Pharmaceutical Association

• Medicine:
- Gabay Medisina
- Upsilon Sigma Rho
- Pax Romana
- Medici Omnes Duciens

• Nursing:
- Nightingale Mission
- Pax Romana

• Medical Technology:
- Junior Medical Technology Organization
- Klubba Scientia and Humanties Guild

• Accountancy:
- Junior Philippine Institute of Accountancy

• Marketing Management:
- Junior Executive Marketing Society

• Operations Management:
- Junior Executive Management Club

• Computer Science:
- Junior Philippine Computer Society – MCU Chapter

• Creative Arts Group:
- Dulaang Centralino
- MCU Dance Troupe
- Visual Arts Group
- MCU Chorale
- MCU Band
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