University of San Carlos

University of San Carlos Ranking

country rank: 8
world rank: 3037

University Overview

The University of San Carlos ranking was founded in 1595 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Cebu City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), Central Visayas. University of San Carlos ranking (USC) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education school officially connected with the Christian-Catholic faith, as recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. The University of San Carlos (USC) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The selective admission strategy of this 425-year-old Philippine higher-education institution is based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at USC.

University of San Carlos Ranking

University Identity

Name University of San Carlos
Acronym USC
Founded 1595
Motto Scientia, Virtus, Devotio Knowledge, Virtue, Devotion
Colours Green and golden yellow

University Location

Address P. del Rosario Street Cebu City 6000 Central Visayas Philippines
Tel +63 (32) 253 1000
Fax +63 (32) 255 4341

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office P. del Rosario Street Cebu City 6000 (32) 253 1000 local 209

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Social Media


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