Cagayan de Oro College – PHINMA Education Network is a private non-sectarian college on Max Suniel St, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. The college offers a wide range of courses including criminology, education, arts and sciences, engineering, commerce, nursing, and vocational education. It is one of the leading educational institutions in the country in the field of criminology, having produced a number of topnotch graduates since its inception in 1947. The college also offers preschool, elementary and secondary education, which primarily serve as laboratory schools for its teacher education programs.COC – PHINMA attracts students from Northern Mindanao, especially the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Camiguin, and Bukidnon. Most of these students stay in boarding houses throughout the city.The official student publication The Oro Collegian. Its supreme student government is the Cagayan de Oro College – Central Student Government .HistoryCOC – PHINMA was formed in October 1946 by a group of civic-minded individuals as Parent-Teacher College . The aim, as defined in its Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws, was to give elementary, secondary, collegiate, and vocational education, with a non-political and non-sectarian characteristic. The institution formally opened in June 1948 and admitted not only children and youth to earn degrees but also men and women already employed who needed further education growth, knowledge and skills to help them advance professionally.