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|Philippines Universities are the world's
most affordable, according to a recently
published global comparative study on
affordability and accessibility in higher
Philippines have a 90% literacy rate. If
proves that Education is of primary concern
in the country Philippines is the largest
English - Speaking country in the Southeast
Asian region. English is used as a medium
of instruction in higher education
SILLIMAN UNIVERSITY is an educational institution which is duly accredited
by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the
Philippines. It is recognized for its excellence; credits earned at the University
are accepted by educational institution here and abroad:
Besides the recognition of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines,
its courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, Education, Nursing,
Agriculture, Engineering, Social Work, Medical Technology and Physical
Therapy are accredited by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools,
Colleges and Universities (PAASCU), a private accrediting institution
recognized by CHED.
Silliman University has also academic linkages with the following academic
1. University of Washington School of Marine Affairs, U.S.A.
2. California State University – Hayward, U.S.A
3. Gordon College, U.S.A.
4. National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, U.S.A.
5. Sookmyung Women’s University, South Korea
6. International Christian University, Japan
7. Ferris University, Japan
8. Shikoku Gakuin University, Japan
Silliman University has long been on the list of the United States Veterans
Administration of approved educational institutions; its regional office in the
Philippines is at:
Silliman University Regional Office
1131 Roxas Blvd, Metro Manila, Philippines
Silliman University is also one of the 30 colleges and universities in the
Philippines granted full autonomy by the Commission on Higher Education
which has about 1,200 private institutions under its supervision.
The medium of instruction in Silliman University is English since its founding
in 1901 by American Missionaries.
Silliman University was founded on August 28, 1901, making it the oldest
American university in Asia. Originally named Silliman Institute, an elementary
school, it was established by Protestant missionaries of the Presbyterian
Church in the United States and started through a gift from Dr. Horace
Brinsmade Silliman, a retired businessman and philanthropist from Cohoes,
New York. He was an active layman in the Presbyterian Church. The school
was thus named after him.
The school began with 15 male students, four long desks, two tables, and two
chairs. The First President of the University, David Sutherland Hibbard of
Lyndon, Kansas. He has a statue in front of the CAP Building, Rizal Boulevard,
Dumaguete. The first faculty was the Reverend Hibbard and his wife Laura.
From 1901 to 1912, it was a boys school. In 1910, Silliman was given the right
to confer degrees. In 1912, girls were admitted for the first time. In 1938,
Silliman became a university, the first school outside of Manila to be granted
Silliman has a main campus near the center of Dumaguete City, dotted by
large acacia trees. The campus has a land area of 61 hectares. It faces the
sea to the east and its gates are flanked by the portals which are now symbols
of the university.
Dumaguete has earned the distinction of being known as "the center of
learning in the south," or a "university town" due to the presence of these
universities that have made their mark nationally and abroad. The city has
become a melting pot of students, professionals, artists, scholars and the
literati coming from different parts of the country and the world.
Silliman University is the dominant institution of higher learning in
Dumaguete, providing the city with a distinct university town atmosphere. It is
the oldest Protestant university in the country and the oldest American-
established university in Asia. The 610,000 m² campus is adjacent to and
intermixed with the city's downtown district.
|1 out of 10 physicians practicing in the USA are graduates of Philippines
- University of Northern Philippines
- Gullas College of Medicine -
Univerity of Visayas
- A-Level or equivalent Local exam
Mark Sheet (Higher Secondary
Mark Sheet) Senior high School
diploma (Notarized Translation in
- Fill out Application form with photo.
FOR US / CANADIAN APPLICANTS
- Those with high school transcript
enters our 2+4 years program.
- 2 years accelerated BSC program
beginning in June.
- Then enters 4 years MD program
- Those with Freshman/Sophomore
credits enters our 16 month + 4
years MD beginning in November
- Those with BA/BSc enters our 4
years MD in June ONLY.
All applicants should submit the
scan copies with all the above
required documents by email