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San Beda University

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world rank  8149

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Founded in 1901, the San Beda University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution also has a branch campus in Alabang. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, San Beda University (SBU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. San Beda University (SBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


San Beda University's Control Typeprivate


San Beda University's Entity Typenot reported


San Beda University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


San Beda University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Acronym SBU
Founded 1901
Motto Fides, Scientia, Virtus
Faith, Knowledge, Virtues
Colours Red and white
Mascot San Beda Red Lions

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University Location

Address 638 Mendiola, San Miguel
1005 National Capital Region
San Beda University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
San Beda University Phone Number +63 (2) 735 6011
San Beda University Fax Number +63 (2) 734 5794
Other locations Alabang

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following San Beda University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify San Beda University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This San Beda University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at San Beda University.

San Beda University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
Not reported
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
Not reported

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic San Beda University's admission information.

San Beda University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

San Beda University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

San Beda University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

San Beda University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

San Beda University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for San Beda University.

San Beda University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

San Beda University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

San Beda University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

Not reported

San Beda University's Control Type Control Type

San Beda University is a private higher education institution.

San Beda University's Entity Type Entity Type

Not reported

San Beda University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

San Beda University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

San Beda University is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

San Beda University has a Christian-Catholic affiliation (Benedictine -

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of San Beda University's main facilities:

San Beda University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

San Beda University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

San Beda University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of San Beda University's main services:

San Beda University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

San Beda University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

San Beda University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

San Beda University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

San Beda University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

San Beda University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

San Beda University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important San Beda University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some San Beda University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook


Twitter X (Twitter)

San Beda University's X (formerly Twitter) page review San Beda University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube


Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

San Beda University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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Video Presentation

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