With 14 centers of excellence (COEs) and 5 centers of development (CODs), De La Salle University is proud to announce that among the private higher education institutions, it has earned the recognition of having the most number of centers of excellence (COEs). The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) released the list of the COEs and centers of development (CODs) in the various disciplines as per CHED memorandum order (CMO) No. 38 series 2015, CMO No. 15 series 2016 and CMO No. 17 series 2016.
The Accountancy and the Industrial Engineering programs of DLSU are the only programs that were awarded the recognition of being a COE in the entire nation and all of the four departments in the College of Science were recognized as COEs namely, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.