Established in 1928, the School of Optometry has produced highly trained, technically skilled, and globally competitive optometrists who are fully capable of delivering the full spectrum of optometric services in primary health care.

Known as the Home of Board Topnotchers, the School has continuously evolved to become the premier School of Optometry in the Philippines. Its academic program is progressive and is characterized by competitive faculty, the most modern clinical and laboratory facilities, comprehensive clinical/hospital externship program, and an intensive community outreach service. Moreover, the program includes not only academic but also co-curricular and extra-curricular activities which help develop students to become global leaders in their future profession and independent thinkers cognizant of their crucial role in primary eye care.

FEATURES (AUN certification)

  • CHED Center of Development for Optometry
  • The country‚Äôs top provider of board topnotchers and licensed optometrists (6-year program)
  • 100% passing average in the 2014 Board Exams (first time takers)
  • FIRST and ONLY Optometry program with the highest level of accreditation, Level IV, by PACUCOA as certified by FAAP
  • Affiliate member of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry-USA
  • Competent and experienced faculty members (M.A. and Ph.D. degree holders)
  • Comprehensive and well-planned student activities and externship programs
  • State-of-the-art Vision and Eye Care Center
  • Complete Optometry Clinical Facilities
  • Internet-enabled library facilities adequate for research

Dean, School of Optometry
[email protected]

2nd Flr. Generosa de Leon Science Center
Centro Escolar University
9 Mendiola St.,
San Miguel, Manila City
(+63)2 8735-6861 to 71 loc. 221