Top 5 Most Prestigious Catholic Schools in Cebu City

Did you know that we have a lot of Catholic institutions here in Cebu?

Cebu is the cradle of Christianity in the Philippines. You can just flip the pages of your History books and there you will see why Cebu has been proclaimed as the cradle of Christianity in the Philippines.

If you are looking for a school with rich history in Christianity and a school with teachings aligned with the Catholic Church, look no further because we have enlisted the Top 5 Catholic schools in Cebu worth checking out.

1. UNIVERSITY OF SAN CARLOS (USC)

University of San Carlos (USC) was founded by the Spanish Jesuits on August 1, 1595. Formerly known as Colegio de San Ildefonso, University of San Carlos is already considered to be one of the top universities outside Manila.

A mix of old and new marks USC’s brand of education. The missionary spirit is kept alive with the school’s pursuit for the latest in science, technology, and the arts.

Campus:

  • Main Campus
  • Talamban Campus
  • South Campus
  • North Campus
  • Montessori Academy

Location:

  • USC-Main: P. Del Rosario Street, Cebu City
  • USC-Talamban: Nasipit, Talamban, Cebu City
  • USC-NC: General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City
  • USC-SC: J. Alcantara Street, Cebu City
  • Motto: Scientia, Virtus, Devotio (Knowledge, Leadership, Service)
  • Colors: Green and Gold
  • Contact Numbers: +63 32 230 0100 | +63 32 401 2300 | +63 32 233 3145 | +63 32 231 4012 | +63 32 254 0117 | +63 32 254 9385
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Website: http://www.usc.edu.ph/

2. SACRED HEART SCHOOL – ATENEO DE CEBU (SHS-ADC)

SHS-ADC offers not only excellent education, but also forms servant leaders for the greater glory of God.

Formerly known as Sacred Heart School for Boys, Sacred Heart School – Jesuits, is a private, catholic college-preparatory school run by the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus. SHS-AdC is the 7th Jesuit school in the Philippines to bear the name Ateneo.

Location: H. Abellana Street, Brgy. Canduman, Mandaue City

  • Motto: Lux Oriens (A Light Arising in the Land of the Morning)
  • Colors: Blue, Gold, and White
  • Contact Number: (+63)32 345-GESU | 345-4698 | 345-3216
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Website: shs-adc.edu.ph

3. UNIVERSITY OF SAN JOSE – RECOLETOS (USJ-R)

usjr-campus

A premier Gospel and community-oriented educational institution, USJ-R is committed to transforming individuals in becoming more responsive leaders of the society through integral formation.

USJ-R also ensures their students are holistically developed with their graduate attributes without neglecting the religious attributes.

Campus:

  • Main Campus
  • Basak Campus
  • Balamban Campus

Location:

  • USJ-R Main: Magallanes Street, Cebu City
  • USJ-R Basak: CICCT USJR, Basak, Cebu City
  • USJ-R Balamban: Arpili Bridge, Antonio Y De Pio National Hwy, Balamban, Cebu
  • Motto: Caritas et Scientia Adelante! (Charity and Science)
  • Colors: Green, Gold, and Yellow
  • Contact Number: (63-32) 253-7900
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Website: usjr.edu.ph

4. DON BOSCO TECHNICAL COLLEGE (DBTC)

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DBTC believes in the need to develop and to promote the integral human person and cultural heritage of society ‘Technical Education’ appropriate to one’s intellectual and maturity level.

DBTC students are intensively devoted into forming themselves and into being committed Christians and honest citizens with the heart for the poor.

Location: Pleasant Homes Subd., Brgy. Punta Princesa, Cebu City

  • Motto: Ardua Non Timeo (Fear No Hardships)
  • Colors: Blue, Green, Red, and Yellow
  • Contact Number: (032) 273 1127 | +63 (32) 273-1128 | +63 (32) 273-2301
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Website: dbtc-cebu.edu.ph

5. COLLEGIO DE LA INMACULADA CONCEPCION (CIC)

CIC-Cebu used to be a private Catholic school for girls. It was founded in 1880 and years after, boys were already allowed to enroll making the school co-educational.

CIC-Cebu is also considered to be the oldest Catholic school in Cebu allowing their students to learn more about the vast history of Christianity with their teachings.

Campus:

  • Main Campus
  • Mandaue Campus

Location:

  • CIC Main: 45 Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines
  • CIC Mandaue: A. Del Rosario St, Mandaue City, 6014 Cebu


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