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Best of both world.

Silliman University is the oldest American Academic institution in the Philippines. They said that... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
SunValleyHomestay
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Paranaque, Philippines
Endless learning!

You won't be bored in the library! Also, it's just right at the heart of Dumaguete City!!! Bring... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
mlm2000ed
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Bacolod, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Silliman University is the oldest American Academic institution in the Philippines. They said that Dumaguete is a city of gentle people but I will argue that it is actually in Silliman that you will find the kindest, gentlest, most professional academics. Said university maintained the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SunValleyHomestay
Reviewed 6 February 2019

You won't be bored in the library! Also, it's just right at the heart of Dumaguete City!!! Bring your camera as you walk around the area!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mlm2000ed
Reviewed 25 January 2019

Silliman University is the oldest American university in Asia. The campus is HUGE and is beside the famous Dumaguete boulevard. This is one of the must-see places in Dumaguete.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CounselorEK
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Silliman is smaller than I expected, but nonetheless makes for a very interesting environment. Walk around and enjoy the tree-lined sidewalks, the beautiful buildings - both old and new, and yes, the gentle people that Dumaguete is known for. This is a relaxing and inexpensive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anna May V
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is My Alma Mater! The BEST UNIVERSITY for Us! We (with my wife and families) always visited Silliman University; Especially SU Alumni Office and SU Cafeteria! We always eat in SU Cafeteria; with their affordable & delicious Filipino foods; And there CHEESE BREAD and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rafael-nhida
Reviewed 14 November 2018

This is one of the famous and highly respected educational institutions in the country. It offers courses in practically every academic discipline. Be sure to visit the well-preserved house of the first Americans who founded this school. It is located inside the campus itself facing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I had a great time walking around the campus of Siliman University. It was a relaxing one as the weather cooperated. Old tress abound the campus and there were several benches where students can relax or serve as a meeting point. I enjoyed my quiet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kaning21
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I toured around the school with a volunteer guide, a student who is knowledgeable about everything inside. I was tired but I enjoyed the different buildings plus the old church inside the campus.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank slazenger552
Reviewed 4 September 2018

As I entered this 117 year old Christian University, I was taken back in time for around me were acacia trees that truly stood the test of time. A stroll around this well kept and clean campus was very calming and educational. Every structure has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ellevilleph
Reviewed 29 August 2018

At the corner of Rizal Boulevard and Silliman Avenue, one will be attracted to an old American colonial-style building, this is the Silliman Hall. It is the oldest building in the campus. We were able to go up the 2nd floor, and was able to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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It depends on what you want to do. We just went for the museum, and it didn’t require us to have a guide.
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