De La Salle University

country rank  3
world rank  2318

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University Overview

Established in 1911, De La Salle University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Laguna, Bonifacio Global City, Makati. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, De La Salle University (DLSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. De La Salle University (DLSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 108 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym DLSU
Founded 1911
Motto Religio, Mores, Cultura
Religion, Morals, Culture
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 2401 Taft Avenue, Malate
Manila (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
0922 National Capital Region
T +63 (2) 524 4611
F +63 (2) 521 9094
Other locations Laguna, Bonifacio Global City, Makati

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Henry Sy Sr. Hall, 2401 Taft Avenue, Malate
Manila 0922
+63 (2) 523 4230

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to De La Salle University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools-Colleges and Universities PAASCU
  • ASEAN University Network AUN-QA
  • Philippine Technological Council-Accreditation and Certification Board for Engineering and Technology PTC-ACBET
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019