About Us

Founded in 1955 by Atty. Rodolfo N. Pelaez of Cagayan de Oro City and his wife Elsa Pelaez Pelaez of Cebu City, the University was established with the primary mission to impart professional education to the youth of Northern Mindanao especially those who are deserving, but are financially-challenged. Envisioned to make relevant and quality education accessible to the youth, this higher institution of learning was founded as a catalyst in their total human formation anchored on universal moral values and Christian precepts.

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Core Values LDCU

Core Values

The Core Values guide every undertaking of the University in the fulfillment of its ultimate reason for being. The University stands for Excellence, Integrity, Loyalty, Discipline and Service. Excellence. Liceo stands for exemplary employees (administrators, faculty and staff) who always act with utmost professionalism and strive to be leaders in developing knowledge..........

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A leading Filipino University preparing responsible global leaders, anchored on Total Human Formation, for God, Country, and Humanity.


The University is committed to deliver quality instruction, research, and service learning for global integration.


As a University poised for internationalization, she is committed to deliver world standard programs for various professions.

Mark of Excellence


The University is accredited by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA).

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Liceo de Cagayan university celebrates the achievements of her academic and non- academic personnel in their respective practices. Awards and recognitions granted by regional, national, and international bodies are embodiment of the Liceans’ core value of excellence in every area of undertakings – service, research, and innovation.

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