Aside from the very diverse culture the Metro has to offer, Manila also boast some of the best
University’s in the region. Highly competitive universities that are world-class in terms not limited to
school standards but also through the product of their students.
One of the best universities in the country is De La Salle University-Manila. Established in 1911 by the
Brothers of the Christian Schools, this Catholic university is the first to receive the highest accreditation
mark from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities. Located at the
busy street of Taft Avenue, this top-notch university puts its highest premium on maintaining the best
teaching faculty to take part in developing a culture of research and taking advanced studies to seek
The university also focuses on the University infrastructures that will further enhance the development
of its students. These infrastructures include state-of –the art classrooms and laboratories, air
conditioned study areas, museum, a nine-storey sports complex, 2 chapels and one of the best academic
libraries in the country.
As the university recently celebrated its 100 years of Lasallian Education in the country, it continues
to build on its traditions of excellence and service. It continues its drive for excellence by being part of
international network like the ASEAN University Network.
The school also boasts its sports program where the famous De La Salle Green Archers are playing
for. The team has already been a trademark of excellence in the University Athletic Association of the
Philippines (UAAP). The team have always been competitive in pursuing the championship every year
especially against rival school Ateneo de Manila University’s Ateneo Blue Eagle. This is just a few of the
things Lasallians are privileage to have: the Lasallian Spirit.
Lastly, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has acknowledge DLSU-Manila for its brilliance in
the fields of research, academics, and extension service, awarding of 10 centers of excellence ( the most
amount private universities in the country) namely: Chemical Engineering ( the only one in the country),
Mechanical Engineering (lone awardee), Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Electronics and
communications Engineering, Literature, English Language and Filipino.
With these set of standards and credentials, this university will surely go a long way providing Lasallian
Education in the country.