Teachers tell you why, but mentors also show you how

With industry practitioners as mentors, you learn from professionals who share their expertise on the tools of the trade and who bring their insider’s perspective into the Benildean classroom.

Lasting lessons are the ones that can’t be transferred with words. In Benilde, students are taught not only theory and history, but the nuts and bolts of their fields.

Thrive well in an academic setting

In Benilde, learning transcends the boundaries of the modern class room. The College ensures that Benildeans perform their best in class through the academic services that provide them all the best resources they will ever need.

In the midst of this global pandemic, the College is prepared to continue its mission through the full online delivery of courses thanks to the services provided by BigSky Benilde, Br. Fidelis Leddy Learning Resource Center (LRC), Center for Inclusive Education (CIE), and Intellectual Property Management Center (IPMC).

BigSky is the College’s official Integrated Learning Platform. It is a responsive, pedagogically- driven, and future-focused online learning environment that provides limitless possibilities for students and faculty. BigSky makes it possible to emulate online a classroom experience by making services like the virtual classroom, student record, and communications a seamless task.

LRC is a multimedia library that supports the unique educational philosophy of the College. Its resources vary widely in format from conventional printed materials, such as books and periodicals, to other forms of stored media, like optical discs, and electronic / digital materials and online databases.


CIE provides academic support and trainings to students with declared specific learnings needs. The center also promotes and advocates for inclusion among the Benildean Community through trainings, workshops and events, and ensures that the knowledge of the center is up to date through research.


IPMC is an IPOPHL-accredited Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) that spearheads intellectual property culture in Benilde. IPMC offers level-up seminars and trainings, patent search services with access to Derwent World Patents Index, IP protection support services for the Benildeans, especially the students in ensuring that their works are secure from IP infringement.

Accreditations & Statuses

Since 2016, Benilde’s School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management is the only hotel school in the country to hold a Level IV status, the highest recognition given by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU), and to be recognized as a Center of Excellence by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) at the same time. Benilde’s School of Management and Information Technology has been conferred as a CHED Center of Excellence for its Business Administration programs as well, and has achieved PAASCU Level IV status in Human Resource Management and Export Management.

Vatel Hotel and Tourism Business School was also awarded Best Hospitality Management School in the 17th Worldwide Hospitality Awards in 2017. Benilde’s International Hospitality Management program is a member of the International Network of Vatel Schools.

In 2019, Benilde has been granted the autonomous status by CHED as officially conferred by the issuance of CMO No. 12, s. 2019. Also in the same year, the College has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for the second time, in the Academic Years of 2019 until 2021.


Furthermore, SHRIM is a Certified Guest Service Property granted by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute or AHLEI.

Immerse into a spectrum of disciplines

In Benilde Manila, your degree program belongs to a School that delivers a well-rounded learning experience.

School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies
School of Design and Arts
School of Diplomacy and Governance
School of Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management
School of Management and Information Technology
School of Multidisciplinary Studies
School of Professional and Continuing Education

The world is in your hands

The School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies (SDEAS) champions Filipino Deaf identity and culture through its academic offerings and formation programs by establishing partnerships between the Hearing and the Deaf community.

The world is your blank canvass

The School of Design and Arts (SDA) offers a wide scope of degree programs in specialized creative disciplines that meet the demands of today’s information-driven world.

The world is your podium

The School of Diplomacy and Governance (SDG) offers programs for future servant-leaders drawn to public service, governance and international relations.

The world is your oyster

The School of Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management (SHRIM) primes future hoteliers, restaurateurs, and managers for the rigors and precision of the hospitality industry.

The world is your boardroom

The School of Management and Information Technology (SMIT) is home to future business leaders fluent in the language of new technologies.

The world is your classroom

The School of Multidisciplinary Studies (SMS) houses the general education and foundation subjects that will sharpen you to become a better communicator, thinker and specialist in your chosen field.

The world is your next level

Unlock new doors by advancing your professional competency through our graduate programs.

The world is your stepping stone

The School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) offers certificate and diploma programs that advance careers and increase competitive advantage of professionals in their respective lines of work.

Turn your passion into a career.