Saint Columban College (SCC)
is a private Catholic academic institution in the City of Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur.
It was established in 1957 as the Saint Columban School (SCS)
by members of the Missionary Society of St. Columban (MSSC)
and the Sisters of Saint Paul de Chartres (SPC)
. Initially offering high school programs, SCS opened for college enrollment in 1963. Two years later, the basic education department was also opened. The school earned its college status in 1967 and was then renamed to Saint Columban College. In 1978, the administration was turned over to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pagadian
, and they have been running SCC since then.
Saint Columban College is a K-12 accredited institution. Its Senior High Shcool department provides the Academic, Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL), Arts and Design,
and Sports tracks
. On the other hand, college students can avail of programs in the areas of Business, Teacher Education, Social Sciences, Computer Science, and Law
. SCC also has graduate programs available for those who want to pursue further studies after earning their bachelor's degree. The curriculum alignment of Saint Columban College differs from every department; Their SHS curriculum is aligned with Heart and Mind Formation
while their college is with the Character and Intellectual Formation.