Cebu Doctors University College of Medicine

Cebu Doctors University was formed in 1973. The university ranks top among other prestigious medical universities located in the Philippines. In the Philippines, it is the only private institution that was granted university status without a basic education curriculum. The college of Medicine is one among 7 other colleges.

It was formed in 1977 after the College of Arts and Sciences. Despite a large number of applicants, only 80 students were chosen. It was previously referred to as Cebu Doctors College of Medicine. In 2014 it became Cebu Doctors University College of Medicine with the acronym CDU-CM. During the 2016 PRC results it was ranked 8. The university expects their students to become effective leaders and educators in their communities.

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 1977

University Type: Private Institution

Number of International Students: Less than 17000

Hostel Type: University Hostel

Climate: High temperature and abundant rainfall

Yearly Tuition Fee: USD 4000

Eligibility: 85% in PCB

ECFMG Approval: Not Approved

Last Date to Apply: Not Available

University Introduction:

The college’s mission is to produce exemplary and compassionate physicians who render preventive, curative and rehabilitative care. It provides scholarships and incentives to deserving students and graduates. It provides an intensive development program for faculty through conducting workshops, seminars, and availing study grants and sponsorships for participation in conferences and conventions. The school requires evidence of general competence, motivation and capability from its potential students. The college was involved in the development of teaching modules to be used in medical schools all over the country pertaining integration of domestic and family violence issues into the curriculum. 


Offers the degree of Doctor of Medicine. 

Campus Life:

The university admits students on the basis of their personal qualifications. It is associated with the Cebu Doctors University Hospital. The college of medicine has a library separate from other courses. The university also has a swimming pool. It has a community outreach program that won a silver and two gold in the HAMIS awards for excellence in Health Services. 


The college provides students with accommodation. There are separate rooms for male and female students. The amenities include air-conditioned rooms, WIFI connection, 24hour security and 24/7 CCTV. 

Why Should I Study at Cebu Doctors University College of Medicine?

  • It aims to develop critical investigative attitudes and skills in students to prepare them for basic and applied research. 



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