About DLSU-D

DLSU - Dasmariñas

To be in college is to embrace exceptional education and holistic training, and at the same time, savor an ambiance of fresh and green environs that even spurs learning and makes it even more fun and relaxing.

De La Salle University-Dasmariñas is the best venue for your professional preparation.

DLSU-D offers an unconventional take on education and allows students to learn in an environment surrounded by nature and inculcates in them not only the Lasallian values of faith, zeal and service but also allows them to experience and participate in socially responsible projects throughout their stay in the university.

A commitment to education

A lot can be said to describe a Lasallian education but one certainly fits the bill – world-class. A Lasallian education has produced some of the most prominent names in the province’s political scene while its graduates are making names for themselves for their competency, work ethics and efficiency, all borne from a curriculum that adheres to standards set by the country’s education sector, developed with a mind for the practical needs of the students before they enter the workforce.

A heart for the environment

As part of its thrusts to promote a greener and healthier lifestyle among members of the community, DLSU-D has been at the forefront of promoting measures that serve to spearhead positive sustainable change by establishing sustainable programs and policies and that comply with national government standards in relation to environmental management and safety, pollution control and disaster risk reduction.

A genuine
compassion for others

Genuine compassion is hard to teach but students of DLSU-D are exposed to volunteerism and social advocacy through the University's extension and
development programs. DLSU-D also advocates the promotion of accessible education for all through its Balik Aral Program and DLSU-D Night College Program.

Achievements

De La Salle University-Dasmariñas was conferred Autonomous Status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHeD) which grants the University freedom from monitoring and evaluation activities of the CHEd, entitlement to grant of subsidies and other financial incentives/assistance from the CHEd whenever funds are available, privilege to determine and prescribe curricular programs to achieve global competence, and authority to grant Honoris Causa to those deserving (per pertinent provisions of existing CHEd issuance on conferment of honorary degrees).

The University was conferred the Academic Center of Excellence in Biodiversity Conservation in Southern Tagalog Faunal Region by the Haribon Foundation.

DLSU-D's comprehensive and systematic blood donation and registration program earned recognition from the Department of Health Region IV-A and Cavite Blood Council.

De La Salle University-Dasmariñas received the Best Extension Program for Region IV-A for community development projects spearheaded by the Lasallian Community Development Center.

De La Salle University-Dasmariñas received Best Research Program on Natural Science in 2006 and History in 2008. The Cavite Studies Center also received from CHEd the 1st runner up award for Regional Higher Education Institutional Research Program for its 'Perpetuating the Caviteño Legacy' project in 2008.

The DLSU-D website received the Best Website (School Category) award at the 8th Philippine Web Awards sponsored by the Media Gateway Corporation.

De La Salle University-Dasmariñas was granted Level IV accreditation status by the Federation of Accrediting Associations of the Philippines (FAAP) as recommended by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU). The distinction is the highest accreditation status granted to only Universities who have complied and exceeded the standards set by the body.

DLSU-D was granted Dark Green School status by the Philippine Network of Educators for the Environment, the first school to receive the honor. The accreditation was given to the DLSU-D for integrating "green" practices in the University's mission, curriculum, research, guidelines and practices.

DLSU-D was recognized by the Commission on Higher Education with the Best in Student Services Program award for its programs that enhance and support students' academic development and success.

DLSU-D received in 2009 the Gawad Aguinaldo sa Kapaligiran from the Municipal Government of Bacoor for being a model school in Solid Waste Management.

The Commission on Higher Education awarded DLSU-D the award for Best Scholarship Program on the national level, besting other universities in the country.

The College of Education was recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Excellence in Teacher Education as its programs continue to demonstrate "excellent performance in the areas of instruction, research and publication, extension and linkages, and exhibit an excellent ability to produce quality pre-service teacher education" (CHEd Memorandum Order No. 26 Series 2007).

The Architecture department posted perfect passing rates for the licensure examinations in January and June 2010, January and June 2011 and January and June 2012.

The Alumni Relations and Placement Office won as the National Best Public Employment Service Office in the 10th and 11th National PESO Congress for its wide ranging services for the University's alumni. The team also won “Best Academe-Based PESO” in 2009, was honored as “Best Regional PESO” in 2010 and 2011.

DLSU-D prevailed over 15 regional finalists to take the top prize in the PLDT-SMART National Search for Most Sustainable and Eco-friendly School in the Philippines, a competition co sponsored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

The DLSU-D Language Learning Center was commended by the Education Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey as a Model Language Center of the Philippines for the University's comprehensive programs in English language development for its students.

DLSU-D's sustainable efforts were recognized by no less than the European Union’s Green Philippines Islands of Sustainability (GPIOS) Program and the University was granted a grant to help provide training and capability building programs to become more sustainable.

DLSU-D was hailed as the Most Outstanding School in the Field of Beach Volleyball by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) for the University athletes' exemplary performances in local and international competitions.

DLSU-D was named a Center of Development for Excellence in IT Education by the Commission on Higher Education, a proof that programs and projects of the Center are working hand in hand with the educational thrusts of the university and that its innovations are ahead compared to other institutions in the Calabarzon region.

DLSU-D's sustainability programs have been recognized internationally when it ranked as the top Philippine university in terms of sustainability based on the annual evaluation of the Universitas Indonesia of over 600 participating schools in the world. The University also maintains its position in the top 30 percent of sustainable campuses in the world.

The Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Services and Office of the University Registrar received ISO 9001:2008 certification for adhering to world class standards.

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) was recognized for being a Center of Development in Electronics Engineering from 2016-2018.

The College of Science and Computer Studies was recognized as a Center of Development for its Biology Program.

"The more you devote yourself in prayer the more you will do well in your work."

(Med 95.1 - Feast of St Genevieve).

“Example makes a much greater impression than words.”

(MTR 10.3 [Med 202.3])

“You can perform miracles by touching the hearts of those entrusted to your care."

(Med 180.3 - feast of St Hilarion)

“Often remind yourself that you are in the presence of God.”

(Letter 3 - to Brother Denis in Rethel, 30 May 1701)