Silliman University

country rank  19
world rank  6716

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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 large town of Dumaguete City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Silliman University (SU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational 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 116 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6200 Central Visayas
Philippines
T +63 (35) 422 6002
F +63 (35) 422 7194

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Hibbard Hall, Silliman University, Hibbard Avenue
Dumaguete City 6200
+63 (35) 422 6002

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Silliman University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Higher Education, 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

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018