The University of San Carlos is considered one of the Philippines’ top universities outside of Metro Manila. It is a Roman Catholic university, which is governed by the Society of the Divine Word. It was established in 1935, in Cebu City, Cebu.
The university currently has four campuses: (1) Main Campus, located along P. del Rosario St.; (2) the Talamban Campus popularly called “TC,” which is located along Gov. M. Cuenco Ave.; (3) the North Campus formerly known as “Boys High,” which is located along Gen. Maxilom Ave.; and (4) the South Campus formerly known as “Girls High,” which is located along corner J. Alcantara St. (or P. del Rosario Extension) and V. Rama Avenue.
USC offers pre-elementary and basic education (grade school and secondary) levels, which are catered in the university’s South and North campuses. Undergraduate and graduate courses are offered at the Main Campus and the Talamban Campus except for the Department of Teacher Education, which is offered at the South Campus. The university has 8 colleges and 27 departments, which offer an excellent selection of academic programs: commerce and business, liberal arts, engineering, architecture, hospitality management, pharmacy, and chemistry.
Carolinians, which is a term used to refer to students of USC, enjoy international linkages and a multicultural academic community. The university’s External Affairs provides these linkages and foreign exchange students. Plus, visiting professors from prominent universities keep USC at par with global standards.
Interested enrollees may check the university’s Web site, http://www.usc.edu.ph/, for more information regarding admissions and the enrolment procedure. The university also has scholarship grants available for interested applicants.
For further information regarding the University of San Carlos, you can call +63 (32) 253-1000. You can also send them a facsimile at +63 (32) 255-4341, or send them an e-mail message at [email protected]