Silliman University

country rank  6
world rank  4489

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University Overview

Established in 1901, Silliman University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Dumaguete City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Visayas. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Silliman University (SU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Silliman University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 119 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Philippine higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SU
Founded 1901
Motto Via, Veritas, Vita
The Way, the Truth and the Life (John 14:6)
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Hibbard Avenue
Dumaguete City
6200 Central Visayas
Philippines
Tel +63 (35) 422 6002
Fax +63 (35) 422 7194

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Hibbard Hall, Silliman University, Hibbard Avenue
Dumaguete City 6200
(35) 422 6002

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Silliman University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)
  • Association of Schools, Colleges and University Accrediting Agency, Inc
  • Association of Theological Education in Asia


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020