College of Law
Within the framework of the basic commitment of Silliman University to the Christian faith, the College of Law aims: (1) to prepare students for a career in Law; (2) to train them for service, responsibility and leadership in the government and the private sector; (3) to instill professional growth and improvement; and (4) to produce competent, honest and dedicated lawyers motivated by the ideals of truth, justice and Christian love.In addition to other applicable University rules, the Juris Doctor (JD) is conferred upon students who have satisfied the entrance requirements and completed the full course of instruction, with a cumulative Q.P.A. of 2.3, as minimum requirement.
The College is housed in the Cornelio T. Villareal Hall, along Hibbard Avenue near the downtown area of Dumaguete City, on the idyllic Silliman campus. It has spacious classrooms, a comfortable moot court, and convenient student and faculty lounges. The Law Library is now located on the second floor of Villareal Hall, adjoining the classrooms and readily accessible to all students and faculty. It is fully airconditioned.
Please refer to the University Admission Requirement
In addition to the general admission requirements, an entering law student must be a holder of a four-year Bachelor of Science or Arts or equivalent degree and must have earned at least 18 units in English, 6 units in Mathematics and 18 units in Social Science (History, Political Science, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Current Issues, etc.) The scholarship aptitude of the applicant as evidenced by his College work and other criteria indicating intellectual capacity and character are considered in admitting a student to the College. Scholarships are available to incoming students who have graduated with honors from Silliman University and those with Q.P.A. of 3.25 in their freshman year in the College.
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