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De La Salle University

4.4 out of 5 (94 ratings / 86 reviews) Manila, Philippines
De La Salle University positions itself as a leader in molding human resources who serve the church and the nation.



It is a Catholic coeducational institution founded in 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools.


The University is a hub for higher education training renowned for its academic excellence, prolific and relevant research, and involved community service.


Forward-looking research addresses the need for timely and appropriate knowledge and applications. It provides insights into critical issues, and positions all people and instruments needed in the proper perspective. It refines existing theories, techniques and equipment to address the need for expertise in providing solutions to the country’s developmental and educational concerns. Over time, research provides the leverage that transforms into intellectual leadership.

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Library services

The history of the DLSU Library can be traced back to July 1956 when the collegiate collection of the combined High School and College Libraries was transferred to the College building known as St. Joseph Hall. Located in the first two floors of this hall, it started operation with barely 10,000 book collection and a reading area of 100 seating capacity.

Student Life

Campus life

DLSU is a multi-campus university in Manila, Makati, Taguig (BGC) and Laguna.

Student clubs

The Council of Student Organizations (CSO) is the union of accredited professional (PROF), special interest (SPIN) and socio-civic organizations of De La Salle University. Since its founding in 1974, the Council has continuously delivered quality student services and has produced outstanding student leaders dedicated to serving and contributing to the Lasallian Community.

To support the preparation, execution, and documentation of the activities/projects/initiatives of the accredited organizations, nine Executive Teams work under the supervision of the CSO Executive Board. 


La Salle University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and holds several affiliations with professional associations.

The La Salle School of Business is internationally recognized for being accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Student Reviews

A life to Bloom
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is life changing especially that I am one of the students who is a part of the pioneering year of our course. Our university has taught us to work under the challenge of our online study and execute every challenges that we will take.

Wanting to continue my academic journey with more opportunities
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I actually study in De la salle- college of saint benilde , a sister school of De La Salle. It's a great school with great facilities and overall environment. However it is a bit smaller compared to a university and i want to explore more and learn of different cultures especially with culinary as my course

Dream School
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Hardly had any experience with the university as the pandemic hit the country.

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