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De La Salle College of Saint Benilde

 https://www.benilde.edu.ph

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1988
    • Size:
    • Medium (5000~15,000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
      Religiously affliated
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Tropical
    • Location:
    • 2544 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines, 1004
    • Phone:
    • +632305100
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde Manila

De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde Manila (DLS-CSB, Benilde) is a private Catholic college in the Malate district of Manila, Philippines. The college uses "learner-centered instruction" to offer degree and non-degree programs in the arts, design, management, service industries, computer applications in business, and special fields of study. The college is the first in the Philippines to offer degrees in animation, consular and diplomatic affairs, digital filmmaking, export management, fashion design and merchandising, multimedia arts, music production, photography and information technology major in game design and development.

Academic Highlights

The college has three campuses: the Taft Campus, the Angelo King International Center, and the School of Design and Arts, all in Malate, Manila. The Taft Campus is a block from De La Salle University beside St. Scholastica's College and the LRT-1 Vito Cruz Station. The college is surrounded by dormitories, condominiums, and restaurants. To travel between campuses, students may either walk or ride cycle rickshaws stationed near the campuses or the electric jeepney shuttle service provided by the college.The college uses "learner-centered instruction" to offer degree and non-degree programs in the arts, design, management, service industries, computer applications in business, and special fields of study. It is the first in the Philippines to offer degrees in animation, consular and diplomatic affairs, digital filmmaking, export management, fashion design and merchandising, multimedia arts, music production, photography and information technology major in game design and development.

Life in De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde Manila

The college uses the trimestral calendar, where the school year usually begins in the last week of August. Freshmen students are required to attend the freshmen orientation program of the Department of Student Life, which is held a week before the start of classes. Freshmen students are oriented by upperclassmen about the school's policies, the facilities of the campus as well as what to expect during their stay in the college. 

The College of Saint Benilde Blazers are the NCAA senior varsity team of De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde.

The De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde Central Student Government is the official student government of the College. It is composed of 35 officers and all enrolled students as members. It is categorized into the Executive Board (EB) and the School Student Governments (SSG). The EB is composed of six officers namely the President, Vice President for Academics, Vice President for Internal Affairs, Vice President for External Affairs, Vice President For Operations, and the Vice President for Finance, all of which are elected by entire student body. 

School Ranking

College of Saint Benilde is in the top 55% of universities in the world, ranking 21st in the Philippines and 9283rd globally.

Admissions

Register online, print application form and submit together with all admission requirements to the Admissions Center. Read the The Benilde Book for more information about program offerings.

Notable Alumni

  • Say Alonzo (BS-HRIM, 1998) – television personality (Pinoy Big Brother: Season 1)
  • Phoemela Baranda (2001) – model and actress
  • Zild Benitez (ABMP) – musician (IV of Spades)
  • Albie Casiño (BSBA-EM, 2016) – actor
  • Ken Chan (BS-HRIM) – actor, model and television personality
  • Yam Concepcion (ABMMA, 2010) – actress
  • Serena Dalrymple (BSBA, 2011) – actress
  • John Vic De Guzman (BSBA-HRM, 2017) – volleyball player (silver medalist, 2019 Southeast Asian Games)
  • Rita De Guzman (ABFILM) – actress and singer
  • Moira dela Torre – singer-songwriter
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