Silliman University

1 Hibbard Avenue, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200
PHP 24,000 to 80,000
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Quick Facts & Figures

(Updated as of Sep 28, 2022)
School Type

Academic Calendar

Ave. Tuition Fee

PHP 24,000 to 80,000

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Religious Affiliation

United Church of Christ in the Philippines

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Gender Admission


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Research Centers


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Food/Meal Budget



(Updated as of Apr 04, 2019)

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Wifi / Internet

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Basketball Court

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Volleyball Court

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Soccer Field

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Table Tennis Court

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Tennis Court

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Badminton Court

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Outdoor Swimming Pool

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Computer Laboratory

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Chemistry Laboratory

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Biology Laboratory

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Physics Laboratory

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Airconditioned Classrooms

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Audio-Visual Rooms

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What does Silliman University stand for?

Silliman University (SU) is a private university founded in 1901 by the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions as the all-boys Silliman Institute offering elementary education. The institution was named after the businessman and philanthropist Dr. Horace Brinsmade Silliman who donated the initial funds to start the school. Silliman received its university status in 1938.

Silliman University is home to over 10,000 local students and over fifty international students. It offers different courses in the fields of agriculture, arts and sciences, business, computer studies, education, engineering, communications, nursing, public affairs, and theology for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It is also engaged in research and development that is focused on the well-being of society and the environment.

The university continues its legacy of providing world-class quality of education for its students. Its programs are awarded by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU) with a Level IV accreditation, giving it autonomy in its programs and operations. Throughout the years, Silliman University has produced notable alumni that contribute to the progress of the Philippines. The most notable SU alumnus is the 8th President of the Philippines and author of the "Filipino First Policy," Carlos P. Garcia.

Silliman University Facts:

  • SU has earned the distinction of National Landmark from the National Historical Institute (NHI) in 2002.
  • Declared by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as a Center of Excellence in Coastal Resource Management (CRM).
  • The university is a member of the Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA).


What programs & courses does Silliman University offer?

Choosing the right program can help you set your future goals and visualize where you want to be. Whether you want to be an engineer, a teacher, an accountant, or you want to level up in your profession, making yourself informed with the right choices will surely back you up in the future. Are you ready to map your career with Silliman University? Make the best decision in choosing the right path for you, click through the list of programs offered by Silliman University below:

What are the tuition & fees for students at Silliman University?

Tuition and miscellaneous fees vary by program and course.

Senior High School: PHP 21,000 to 25,000 (Per Term)
Bachelor's degree: PHP 0 to 40,000 (Per Term)
Master's degree: PHP 23,000 (Per Term)

For a complete list of details, please send an inquiry here.

Centers of Excellence & Development

COE Centers of Excellence

Information Technology
Teacher Education

COD Centers of Development

Medical Technology
Marine Science

Where is Silliman University located?

(Updated as of Sep 28, 2022)

1 Hibbard Avenue, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200
Contact Number
422 6002 Local 227
Mobile Number
(Not stated)

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