Manila Central University

Caloocan City, Metro Manila
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Tuition fees
Bachelor's degree ₱ 85,000 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): 3,400 students

Courses offered at Manila Central University:


Rank in Metro Manila 32 view
Rank in Philippines 161 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 80%
Very Good
13 of 53
Medical Technology Board Exam 91%
30 of 88
Nurses Licensure Exam 64%
Below Average
229 of 405
Physician Licensure Exam 94%
13 of 36
Optometrist Licensure Exam 98%
3 of 8
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 45%
Below Average
30 of 43
Dentist Licensure Exam - Written Phase 38%
19 of 23
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 57%
Very Good
23 of 139
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 71%
Very Good
208 of 1088
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 46%
Below Average
187 of 291
CPA Licensure Exam 9%
263 of 333
Dental Hygienist Licensure Examination 57%
3 of 3
Dentist Licensure Exam - Practical Phase 94%
14 of 19
Midwife Licensure Exam 50%
Below Average
114 of 153


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

Scholarships at Manila Central University:

1. College Entrance Scholarship

The University grants scholarship in the form of full or partial exemption from payment of tuition fees to valedictorians and salutatorians of recognized private, public, or vocational schools provided that the principal or head of the school certificates that the said student graduated from a class of not less than 50 students.

2. Filemon D. Tanchoco (FDT) Scholarships

Full Scholarship consisting of free tuition fee for one semester is granted to a regular college student who obtains a general weighed average of not less than 1.25 with no grade lower than 1.75.

Partial Scholarship consisting of 50% discount on tuition fee for one semester is granted to regular collegiate student who obtained a general weighed average of 1.75 with no grades lower than 2.00.

Note: To qualify for an MCU-FDT scholarship a student must submit a letter of application not later than the second week after the opening of classes.

3. Grant – in – Aid (PD 451) Full Scholarship

Free tuition fee for one semester to a regular college third and fourth year student who took the regular load during the first and second year of his or her studies provided that the student obtained a weighted of 2.5 or above.

Note: To qualify for the PD 451 a student must submit a letter of application together with subject rating taken during the last two semesters, income tax return of parents whose earnings do not exceed Php 12,000.00 per annum, certificate of participation in co-curricular activities by the dean or supervisor not later than the second week after the opening of classes.

4. Dr. Felimon D. Tanchoco Leadership Award

Given in honor of Atty. Filemon D. Tanchoco, founder of the University in recognition of the outstanding performance of a graduating student as a leader, his or her commitment to lead, and willingness to serve fellow students inside and outside the campus activities in accordance with the University mission.

5. Top Placers in Licensure Examinations

6. Loyalty Award (Grade 1 to College)

7. Special Awards and Citations