Loyola College of Culion (LCC)
is a private, Catholic school in Culion, Palawan
. The school traces its roots to the Culion Catholic Primary School, which was started by Jesuits in 1936. In 1951, the St. Ignatius High School was established in the area; and, a few years later, the primary school merged with this high school and became the St. Ignatius Academy
. Three decades later, the academy began offering college programs and was named St. Ignatius College
. It was renamed to Loyola College of Culion
in 1988, the same year its four-year course in Literature was recognized by the government.
At present, the college offers bachelor's degree programs in Entrepreneurship
. Its high school department includes a Senior High School (SHS) program with the Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS)
strand and the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL)
strand. These programs are duly recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
and the Department of Education (DepEd)
Since its foundation, the Loyola College of Culion has been striving to provide Jesuit education to students in Palawan. The school is committed to producing Christ-centered, compassionate, and service-oriented professionals who will be leaders of change, especially changing the lives of the poor.