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.


  • Science and Virtue


  • The leading science-based and virtue-driven educational institution.


  • Provide a relevant, responsive, engaging and caring learning environment designed for the emerging global and local scenarios that promote spiritual and holistic growth, critical and reflective thinking, creativity, lifelong learning, and social responsibility.

Core Values and Habits

The core values and actions that serve as guiding principles of CENTRO ESCOLAR LAS PIÑAS are:




Social Responsibility



Respect for Nature



D for Design

I for Investigating

S for Simulating

C for Calculating

O for Observing

V for Verifying

E for Explaining

R for Recommending

Basic education

  • Preschool

  • K to 12

College Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine

Graduate Programs

  • Master in Business Administration