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CDU ESL Center | July 11, 2020

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History - CDU ESL Center

CDU ESL Center is an English as a Second Language school that caters to non- English speakers who improve their skills in using the English language.

In 2009, CDU ESL Center became an official affiliate language center with Cebu Doctors’ University through an MOA, registered in the Philippine Bureau of Immigration and acquired a Certification as a Registered Language Center from TESDA.


Cebu Doctors’ University runs five (5) affiliated Hospitals in Cebu and in the neighboring islands aiming to establish the best medical school within the region.

The university is one of the few universities to be written on the “World Directory of Medical Schools” , directory published by the World Health Organization (WHO), that grants the opportunity to take the US National Examination for Medical Practitioners.

Today, there are around 5,000 local and foreign students (Koreans, Japanese, Chinese etc.) taking classes in the university. With this, Cebu Doctors’ University is able to specialize and concentrate in the field of medical education making it one of the best not only in Cebu but in the entire Philippine archipelago.


1972 May 17 – Founding Day
1973 College of Nursing was established (the first Nursing Training in Cebu) accredited by the Department of Education Culture and Sports.(DECS)
1975College of Liberal Arts was established.
1976 Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission registration
1977 College of Medicine was established
1980 Graduate School was established
1980 College of Optometry was established
1982 Institute of Allied Medical Sciences later renamed College of Allied Medical
Sciences was established.
1992 College of Rehabilitative Sciences was established.
2012 Speech Language Pathology Course was added under College of Rehabilitative Sciences.