school of deaf education and applied deaf studies

applied deaf studies

sign language interpretation

school of arts, culture, and performance

creative industries management

performing arts major in dance

fine arts in culture-based arts

music production

production design

theater arts

school of diplomacy and governance

diplomacy and international affairs

governance and public affairs

school of environment and design


fashion design and merchandising

industrial design

interior design

textile design

School of Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management

culinary arts management

Hospitality and Luxury management

international hospitality management (VATEL)

tourism management

School of Management and information technology

business intelligence and analytics


information systems


business management

export and global business management

human resource management

marketing management


real estate management

social innovation and entrepreneurship



School of new media arts



multimedia arts


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 the 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 (CLR), Center for Inclusive Education (CIE), and Intellectual Property Management Center (IPMC).

BigSky Benilde 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.

Br. Fidelis Leddy Learning Resource Center (CLR) 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.

The Center for Inclusive Education (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.

The Center for Intellectual property Management (CIPM) is an IPOPHL-accredited Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) that spearheads intellectual property culture in Benilde. CIPM 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.

international service learning

The International Service Learning (iService) program provides an opportunity to better understand social issues in Philippine society. Students have a first-hand experience of contributing to positive change guided by community development principles through a service project that is responsive to the needs of the community where students will be integrating. Based on evaluation, it is the most appreciated course among inbound students/exchange students as they found the first-hand experience substantially meaningful.

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.

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

The Toon Boom COE program recognizes Benilde in offering a superior learning environment for students aspiring to a career in animation or storyboarding through comprehensive exposure to Toon Boom software. The COE designation is a public recognition that attests that a school’s animation program meets a high standard of depth, breadth and quality. This qualification provides graduating students an advantage by being in high demand for world-recognized studio careers that value a deep knowledge of Toon Boom 2D animation software.

Toon Boom software is in high demand by the largest animation studios worldwide. The industry’s top studios, who are producing the most creative 2D animations–both series and feature films, are bringing their animations to life using Toon Boom technologies. All of the 2020 Emmy Nominations in the category of Outstanding Animated Program were developed using Toon Boom software.