About UP Cebu

Administration Building

The University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) is an autonomous college of the UP System and the oldest among the UP campuses outside of Luzon.

UP Cebu was established in 1918 as a satellite unit of UP Diliman.

UP Cebu offers a diverse array of undergraduate courses and graduate studies which have produced alumni who have been recognized as leaders in the arts, journalism, management, politics and governance, human resource development, industrial relations, and development work.

Currently, UP Cebu is expanding and strengthening its graduate programs through the opening of the UP Professional Schools located at the heart of development in Cebu City, the South Road Properties.

UP Cebu envisions to significantly contribute to the development of the Central Visayas region through a constant produce of researches, higher education instruction and technical assistance.

UP Cebu hosts the Regional Center of Expertise in sustainable education by the United Nations. It is also a recipient of the Center of Excellence in Information Technology Education award by the Philippine government’s Commission on Higher Education (CHED) given in 2007 through its Department of Computer Science.