University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines

The University of San Carlos is a private Catholic university in Cebu City which is administered and managed by the Society of the Divine Word since 1935. It offers a Montessori preparatory academy, Basic Education, 80 Undergraduate, and 85 Graduate programs, with a broad spectrum of academic disciplines through its 8 colleges and 27 departments. The premier university in Cebu and one of the top 10 leading universities in the country ranked by the International / World QS rating among the top 300 universities in Asia .It consists of five campuses in different areas of Metro Cebu – the Downtown Campus along P. del Rosario St., the Talamban Campus along Gov. M. Cuenco Ave., Brgy. Talamban; the North Campus along Gen. Maxilom Ave.; the South Campus along corners J. Alcantara St. and V. Rama Avenue; and the newest is the Montessori Academy along F. Sotto Drive .HistoryAccording to the university's claim, San Carlos traces its roots to the Colegio de San Ildefonso founded by the Spanish Jesuits fathers Antonio Sedeno, Pedro Chirino and Antonio Pereira on August 1, 1595. It was closed in 1769 at the expulsion of the Jesuits. In 1783, the initiative of the Bishop Mateo Joaquin de Arevalo opened the Colegio-Seminario de San Carlos. In 1852, the management of the college was entrusted to the Dominican fathers, replaced in 1867 by the Vincentian Fathers then, in 1935, the Societas Verbi Divini or the Society of the Divine Word (SVD). The Second World War led to the interruption of the courses in 1941 because several buildings suffered various amounts of destruction. The buildings reopened as repairs were made over the course of 1945 and 1946. The Colegio de San Carlos was granted its university charter in 1948. The University was named after St. Charles Borromeo. nasipit, talamban cebu city 6000 Cebu City Philippines Call: +63 (32) 253 1000
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University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines

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Found: 02.07.2015


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