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Colegio de Dagupan is a private non-sectarian college located in Dagupan City, Philippines.

Kolehiyo ng Dagupan
Colegio de Dagupan (logo).png
MottoDat Deus Et Laborant Homines
Motto in English
God's Given Gifts Developed by Man
PresidentVoltaire Arzadon, Ph.D.
Arellano Street,
Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines 2400
Campus1 Campus
HymnColegio de Dagupan Hymn
ColorsBlue and White         
MascotBlue Stallions
Colegio de Dagupan first sight


Computronix CollegeEdit

  • December 22, 1992: the school obtained college status registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and began offering Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.
  • 1993: with the continuing increase of enrollment, the college opened the Felisa Arzadon Memorial Extension to provide more classrooms for the growing student population. It also offered BS Accountancy, BS Commerce major in Management Information Systems, AB Major in Computer Teaching and BS Aeronautics Engineering.
  • 1994: The Science Centrum was inaugurated, it housed all laboratories and computer facilities of the College. It was recognized as a virtual landmark in Dagupan City. During this year the Liberal Arts, Commerce and Accountancy (LCA) building was also opened.
  • 1995: the Engineering building located behind the Science Centrum was built.
  • 1996: located beside the Science Centrum, a new school campus came into being. Among the facilities added to the College were the Campus Quadrangle, a basketball/volleyball court, brickyard park, the College Printing Press and the Administration Building.
    Colegio de Dagupan Campus
  • In recognition of the noble achievements of this institution, Colegio de Dagupan was hailed as Champion in the search for the Cleanest and Greenest Higher Educational Institution (City Level).
  • 1998: the VPA-CS building was built. It houses spacious rooms complete with Monaco student chairs, electric fans, cinema scope, chalkboards and tiled lobby areas. It also opened a new and bigger library equipped with air conditioners, Internet Terminals, video library, CD-ROM equipped computers and other innovative facilities located at the Administration Building.
  • 1999: with the exceptional cooperation shown by the Administration and students, the College was proclaimed First Place in the entire Region I for its Traffic Alleviation Program (Pila System). The competition participated in was "The Search for the Most Outstanding School Project" undertaken through the spirit of Voluntarism, and the judges included heads of the different government regional offices i.e., NEDA and CHED. In the same year, Ronald Bautista, a BSECE student, was the National Grand Champion in RPN 9 Battle of the Brains Year 7 defeating the bets from UP-Diliman and PUP- Sta. Mesa.
  • 2000: The new LCA Building was inaugurated. This building had an air-conditioned Chapel, a Clinic, a bigger Audio-Visual Room (AVR), HRM Laboratory, Offices and a number of classrooms.
  • 2001: installed the elevator in the LCA Building. First Higher institution of its kind in the Region.

Colegio de DagupanEdit

Colegio de Dagupan Board of Trustees
Name Position

LORETA C. ARZADON, CPA Executive Vice-President
FELIZA VALORIE C. ARZADON-SUA, Ed. D Vice President, Administration
AWIT C. ARZADON DALUSONG, Ed. D Vice President, Business & Finance
EDWARD V. DALUSONG III, Ed. D Vice President, Research/Planning & Extension
ANTHONY C. SUA Vice President, External Affairs
  • 2002: Colegio de Dagupan was given Level 1 accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) for its BS Accountancy and BS Electronics and Communications Engineering courses.
  • 2003: accredited Level I by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) for its Bachelor of Elementary Education, Bachelor of Secondary Education, Bachelor in Science in Commerce with majors in Banking and Finance, Managerial Accounting and Management, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. It began offering Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the course Caregiving.
  • 2004: Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) granted Level II accreditation to the College of Education for its Bachelor of Elementary and Secondary Education courses.
  • 2005: Colegio de Dagupan as named now, was granted Level II Formal Accreditation Status by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) in Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Management, Managerial Accounting and Banking and Finance Program.
  • 2006: Colegio de Dagupan underwent CHED’s Institutional Quality Assurance Monitoring and Evaluation (IQUAME). Consequently, on November 14, 2007, Colegio de Dagupan was classified by the CHED as Category A (t) pursuant to CMO No. 15 s. 2005, the highest in the said category.
  • 2007: The College of Information and Computing Studies was awarded Center of Development (COD) in Information Technology, a testament of the school’s commitment to providing quality instruction, advanced research and relevant outreach and extension programs in this field.
  • 2009: The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Granted Full Deregualated Status of the Institution.
  • 2010: Recognized as a Center of Development (COD) in Teacher Education for exhibiting potential in providing quality instruction and research and extension services in its teacher education program.
  • 2011: Level III Formal accredited status in its BS in Computer Science program and Level II 2nd re-accredited status in its BS in Business Administration program after undergoing and successfully hurdling the stringent accreditation process administered by PACUCOA, last August 11–12, 2011.
  • 2012: Just recently, the Commission on Higher Education granted a permit to Colegio de Dagupan to offer the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP).
  • 2012: The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Granted Full Autonomous Status of the Institution.


Colegio de Dagupan Chapel

Colegio de Dagupan currently has an open admissions policy to all those who wish to pursue a college education. Admission is based on the agreed academic and ethical standards as well as the student's willingness to abide by the rules, regulations and policies set by the College.

Admission of transferees from other colleges and universities shall be subject to the careful review of the credentials submitted to the College. Transferees must meet the requirements for admission similar to those who enter the College for the first time.

Academic programsEdit

School of Information Technology EducationEdit

  • Graduate Course
    • Master in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    • major in:
      • Software Engineering
      • Internet Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    • major in:
      • Digital Arts
      • Software Engineering
      • Programming
  • Associate in Computer Science
  • Associate in Information Technology
  • Computer Programming NC IV
  • Computer Hardware Servicing NC II
  • Consumer Electronics NC IV

School of EngineeringEdit

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics & Communications Engineering
  • Associate in Electronics Communications
  • Associate in Computer Technology

School of Health and SciencesEdit

  • Graduate Studies
    • Master in Nursing (soon to offer)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (soon to offer)
  • Associate in Midwifery
  • Associate in Health Sciences Education
  • Caregiver

School of Business and AccountancyEdit

  • Post Graduate Course
    • Doctor of Business Administration
      • major in:
        • Financial Management
        • Marketing Management
    • Doctor of Philosophy Major in Educational Leadership and Management
  • Graduate Course
    • Master in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science in Office Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    • major in:
      • Financial Management
      • Banking and Finance
      • Management
      • Marketing Management
      • Marketing
      • Economics
      • Entrepreneurship
      • Management Information System
      • Human Resources Development Management
      • Management Accounting

School of International Hospitality ManagementEdit

  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism
  • Associate in Hotel & Restaurant Management

School of Arts and SciencesEdit

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

School of Teacher EducationEdit

  • Graduate Course
    • Master of Arts in Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
    • major in:
      • Filipino
      • English
      • Biological Science
      • Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
    • major in:
      • General Education
      • Special Education
      • Early Childhood Education

Research UnitEdit

The Research and Planning Unit, headed by the Research Director under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, is a service unit that assists Colegio De Dagupan faculty, staff, and students in their research endeavors. The office is responsible for coordinating and stimulating research and development activities in the college. It is working with the faculty and staff to increase external funding and to provide opportunities for professional growth that is critical to the overall health of the institution.

The Research Director and staff provide assistance with the processing of proposals, including administrative review and sign-off, and assist with the negotiation of external agreements in coordination with the Office of External Affairs. Assistance with the development of the proposal narrative and budget is also available. The Research Unit post-award responsibilities include institutional financial management of grants, contracts, and other externally funded agreements beginning immediately after the award.

Financial aidEdit

Policy statementEdit

Implementation and effectivity periodEdit

This policy takes effect upon approval of the Academic Council and after every semester.

Rules and proceduresEdit

Colegio de Dagupan Canteen

Academic scholars are selected every semester. Students who are enrolled in degree courses are eligible to qualify. The Registrar determines the students who qualify as Academic Scholars for the semester based on the computation of the final grades submitted to the office. After careful evaluation of the records of all students who qualify, the Registrar will post the list on the bulletin boards around the campus.

Since this program is highly selective, only the top three students who excel in the five colleges, in every level, will be awarded the prestigious academic scholarship. Students who top the list will enjoy the benefits of free matriculation and miscellaneous fees for the semester. The second and third students in the list will be entitled to a discount amounting to half the matriculation fee.

To qualify as an Academic Scholar, a student should have a minimum load of 18 units for the semester.

Also, the student should maintain a minimum grade of 88% for all academic subjects and a minimum of 85% for non-academic subjects (P.E. and ROTC). Moreover, a student should not have any dropped subjects.


Part of the CdD Mini Plaza

Colegio de Dagupan provides financial assistance to all qualified students. This is some of the aid that the college grants.

  • Special grants for Valedictorian and Salutatorians
  • Academic entrance Scholarship Grants for High School students
  • The Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA)
  • The Study-Now-Pay-Later Plan (SNPLP)
  • The Dagupan City-Illinois Association Scholarship Grants
  • The Fidel S. Arzadon Scholarship Grant
  • The Felisa P. Arzadon Scholarship Grant
  • The US Veterans Administration Financial Assistance Program
  • The Philippine Veterans Administration Financial Assistance Program
  • The GSIS Financial Assistance Program
  • Philippine National Police (PNP) Dagupan City Scholarship
  • Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Scholarship

Likewise, government financial grants-in-aid (instituted by the CHED Regional Office 1, San Fernando, LU) are available:

  • The National Integration Study Grant Program (NISGP)
  • The State Scholarship Program (SSP)
  • The Selected Ethnics Group Educational Assistance Program (SEGEAP)

Student lifeEdit

Events and traditionsEdit

  • Colegio de Dagupan General Orientation: Freshmen undergo the general meeting of all freshmen students of all colleges.
  • Opening of Intramural: The students showcase their prowess in the opening ceremonies where representatives from different colleges drops a hint of their offensive and defensive teams.
  • Founder's Day: The College legal no class holiday where the president gives back o the students with lots of surprises.
  • College of Information and Computing Studies Day
  • College of Arts Sciences and Education Day
  • College of Business and Accountancy Day
  • College of Health and Sciences Day
  • College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Day
  • College of Engineering Day
  • Annual Job Fair
  • Foundation Week: The Colleges battle it off with dozens of sporting events where the victor will win the College Cup.

Student OrganizationsEdit

Students are given the chance to earn seats in the local political scene of the college through joining Colegio de Dagupan's Supreme Student Council (SSC) and various other accredited student organizations. Events hosted by these organizations serve as co-curricular activities of member students giving them exposure in outside-the-classroom activities thereby enhancing their social skills. A list of the officers of the SSC as well as the accredited student organizations for the school year 2005-2006.

List of Accredited Organizations

  • Supreme Student Council (SSC)
  • Education Society (EDSOC)
  • English Club
  • Kapisanan ng mga Sulo sa Wikang Filipino (KSWF)
  • Mass Comm Society (MASSCOMMSOC)
  • Math and Science Club (MATHSCI)
  • Physical Education Society
  • Institute of Electronics & Communications Engineering of the Philippines (IECEP)
  • Junior Institute of Electrical Engineers (JIEE)
  • Computer Engineering Students Society (CESS)
  • Engineering Society
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management Society
  • Student Front Liners Club (SFLC)
  • Computer Science and Information Technology Society (CSITS)
  • Programmers' Circle (PC)
  • NetGear Society
  • Nightingale Society
  • Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA)
  • Young Management Professionals (YMAP)
  • Peer Facilitators Circle (PFC)


Each College is informally represented by each team names and mascots:

  • College of Information and Computing Studies: Silver Knights
  • College of Engineering: (To be Updated)
  • College of Health and Science: Green and Gold WildCats
  • College of Arts Sciences and Education: Yellow Tigers
  • College of Hotel and Restaurant Management: Red Dragons

Colegio de Dagupan one of the highly anticipated teams in the Yearly Celebrated Inter Collegiate Olympics where every school in Pangasinan and other neighboring schools battle it off for the best teams in different sporting events.

The women's teams are called the Lady Stallions, the men's teams are called Blue Stallions.

The College Chorus is called Koro Colegio.

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