Quick Facts and Figures

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.

Nestled in the heart of Manila, De La Salle University is home to local and international students seeking quality education for a brighter future ahead. It is situated in a vibrant city where culture and diversity is well manifested.

For the current academic year, the start of the calendar shifted from last week of May to the third week of August.

Founded 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools
President Br. Raymundo B. Suplido FSC
Chancellor Dr. Robert C. Roleda
Type Private, Catholic university
Academic calendar Three (3) terms per year
Programs offered Doctoral, Master’s, Bachelor’s, Diploma, Certificate
Colleges and Schools (8) Br. Andrew Gonzalez College of Education
College of Computer Studies
College of Law
College of Liberal Arts
College of Science
Gokongwei College of Engineering
Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business
School of Economics
Academic departments 36
Research Centers (11) Advanced Research Institute for Informatics, Computing and Networking
Angelo King Institute for Economic Research and Development
Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center
Br. Alfred Shields FSC Ocean Research Center
Center for Business Research and Development
Center for Engineering and Sustainable Development Research
Center for Natural Sciences and Environmental Research
DLSU Food Institute
Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance
Lasallian Institute for Development and Educational Research
Social Development Research Center
Address and contact information De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Manila
0922 Philippines
Telephone: (632) 524-4611 / 465-8900
Website: www.dlsu.edu.ph 
Academic Staff*
Teaching Academic Staff AY 2017
       – Full-time faculty
       – Full-time equivalent number of full-time faculty
       – Part-time faculty
       – Full-time equivalent number of part-time faculty
International academic faculty
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 259
Full-time faculty with master’s degrees 188
Part-time faculty with doctoral degrees 95
Part-time faculty with master’s degrees 540
Number of undergraduate applicants 5,336
Number of freshmen, 1st year, undergraduates enrolled 1,521
Total number of undergraduate students
       – Male undergraduate students
       – Female undergraduate students
Full-time equivalent number of undergraduate students (FTE)
Number of international undergraduate students 373
Full-time equivalent number of international undergraduate students (FTE) 312
Countries represented in undergraduate enrolment 21
Number of outbound undergraduate exchange students  
Number of inbound undergraduate exchange students  
Average undergraduate tuition and fees per year Approximately
Php 381,766.80

(US$ 7,492.72)
Total number of graduate students
       – Male graduate students
       – Female graduate students
Full-time equivalent number of graduate students (FTE)
Number of international graduate students 178
Full-time equivalent number of international graduate students (FTE) 98
Countries represented in graduate enrolment 32
Degrees Awarded for AY 2016-2017 
Bachelor’s degrees 3,129
Master’s degrees 446
Doctoral degrees 48
Others (certificates and diplomas) 15

(DATA as of January 2018)