The Liceo de Albay (LDA), a diocesan parochial school for boys, was founded in 1947 by Rev. Fr. Juan Carullo, a retired army chaplain. The members of the Board of Trustees were Msgr. Justiniano Romano, Fr. Alfonso Molina, Fr. William Rehente and Fr. Rustico Burce. The school building was located at corners Rizal and Maria Clara Streets (Fr. Joseph L. Bates St.) Legazpi City
Divine Word College of Legazpi (DWCL) maintains an open admission policy. This institution accepts qualified freshmen, transferees, undergraduate degree applicants and cross-enrollees with valid admission credentials.
Curricular Offering for Basic Education
The Divine Word College of Legazpi (DWCL) has been providing quality Christian Education in the Province of Albay for a little over 50 years. DWCL is dedicated in providing a caring environment where students are encourage to develop Christian values, strive for academic excellence and a holistic development consistent of the institution's thrust of excellence, professionalism and service.