ABOUT Centro Escolar Las Piñas

Centro Escolar Las Piñas formerly known as Las Piñas College is a school located in Pilar Village, Almanza, Las Piñas City, Metro Manila, Philippines. The school was founded 1973, when, Dr. Faustino Legaspi Uy opened the School of Nursing with the Graduate of Nursing (GN) Program using the Las Piñas General Hospital – that eventually became Dr. Faustino L. Uy Medical Foundation – as the clinical division. Initially created to provide a Nursing program, over the years the school has evolved to provide kindergarten, primary and secondary schooling, along with several bachelors programs and a masters program.

For more than a century, Centro Escolar University (CEU), one of the leading educational institutions in the country, has helped students realize their dreams of success and prominence in their chosen careers.  Pursuant to its mission of enhancing the development of higher education in the Philippines through its exemplar academic programs and practices, CEU acquired CENTRO ESCOLAR LAS PINAS, INC. (formerly Las Pinas College Inc.) in September 2015 and is committed to instilling in its students the tenets of Ciencia y Virtud, Science and Virtue.



  • Excellence through synergy of character and competence in the service of humanity and the world


  • Build a community of learners, centered on quality and excellence, that promotes reflective thinking, creativity, lifelong learning, social responsibility, and holistic growth


Basic education

  • K to 12

College courses

(College programs are undergoing extensive review and enhancement, CELP will resume accepting college freshmen by SY 2018-2019.)