University of Cebu

By on May 20, 2011

The University of Cebu, commonly referred to as UC, is a premier educational institution in the Visayas region. The university was founded in 1964 by Atty. Augusto W. Go as an institution of higher learning committed to authentic education.

UC currently has four campuses, specifically (1) the Main Campus, which is located along Sanciangko St.; (2) the Banilad Campus located along Gov. Cuenco Ave., in Banilad; (3) the UC-LM Campus, which is the campus for students in the Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue area; and (4) the UC Maritime Educational Training Center (METC), which is situated along Alumnos St., in Mambaling. The former UC-South Campus, which was also located along Sanciangko St., is now defunct and has been demolished to give way to  the expansion of Elizabeth Mall, also popularly known as E-Mall, which is a sister company of UC.

UC was initially established as Cebu College of Commerce and it offered the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Associate in Secretarial Science during its initial year. On its eighth year, the institution opened more courses including Education, Liberal Arts, Customs, and Criminology. CCC then changed its name in 1972, and was then known as the Cebu Central Colleges, which offered more undergraduate curricular programs, a graduate school, and a training course for Marine Officers. In 1983, UC was the first to offer Computer Science in Cebu and in the entire Region VII. The university earned

UC-Main offers basic education programs, specifically Pre-Elementary, Elementary (Grades 1 to 6) and High School (1st to 4th year). The courses offered at UC Main include baccalaureate degrees for various Engineering courses, Education (BEEd, SPED, BSEd), Accountancy, Commerce, Computer Secretarial, Criminology, Customs Administration, HRM (Associate and BS), BS Psychology, Industrial Psychology, IT, ACT (Animation), AB Political Science, AB English, CISCO Networking Academy (Module 1 – 4), English Communication Skills, and Conversational Korean.

UC-Banilad trains nursing and health care undergraduates apart from Engineering and Education, and other courses. Other special courses offered in the campus are English as a Second Language (ESL) and Call Center Training courses.

UC-LM also offers basic education programs and several college and elective courses. The UC-METC offers trainings for future seafarers.

The university has been awarded by the Commission on Higher Education a “Deregulated” status and has received accreditation from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding UC, you can visit their Web site at or send an e-mail message. You can also try to contact the different campuses at these numbers: UC-Main at (032) 255-7777, UC-Banilad at (032) 233-8888, UC-LM at (032) 345-6666, and UC-METC at (032) 262-8888. Check the official Facebook page of UC (updated 03/13/2013)

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  1. Christine

    April 15, 2014 at 9:00 PM

    i just wanna ask about the tuition fee for computer secretarial per semester , thankyou :)


    March 24, 2014 at 10:37 AM


  3. iya

    September 26, 2013 at 9:44 AM

    Do you have any idea how much is the CISCO/module in UC?

  4. Everything Cebu

    February 18, 2013 at 9:50 AM

    LJ, please use the contact information in Everything Cebu’s article about UC and ask directly. Everything Cebu is not in a position to answer tuition inquiries since it is not connected in any way with the school.

  5. LJ

    February 16, 2013 at 5:15 PM

    i just wanna ask about the tuition fee for electrical please.

  6. Everything Cebu

    May 21, 2012 at 3:16 PM

    Hi, Genna! Please directly call UC because Everything Cebu is not in any way affiliated with the school. The contact numbers are in the article. Good luck!

  7. genna delapena

    May 19, 2012 at 8:43 PM

    i would like to know about the tuition payment and the lengt

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