Silliman University

Silliman University Ranking

country rank: 15
world rank: 3961

University Overview

Silliman University ranking, founded in 1901, is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the urban environment of Dumaguete City (population range of 50,000-249,999), Central Visayas. Silliman University ranking (SU) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education school officially associated with the Christian-Protestant faith, as recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. Silliman University (SU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 119-year-old Philippine school of higher learning maintains a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Silliman University is acceptance rate 60-70 percent and this Philippine higher education school is considered selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. SU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Silliman University Ranking

University Identity

Name Silliman University
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

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