The Founder envisions SDSC, in two decades time, as one of the country’s premier institutions of higher learning in the holistic development of globally-competitive and conscientious leaders and professionals through:

  1. Definitive excellence in education that meets national demands and global standards;
  2. Social activism for the improvement of the quality of  life and general welfare of men;
  3. Access and equity in scholarly opportunities; and
  4. Elevation of the institution to university status.



As a College, SDSC seeks to uphold and communicate truth by instilling it in the Savian scholar in all his scholarly, personal, and professional pursuits.

As a Filipino College, SDSC seeks to protect, preserve and promote Filipino culture. Through his healthy understanding of national identity, the Savian scholar will be the nation’s spokesperson to the global community.

As a Filipino College with the global perspective SDSC seeks to prepare the Savian scholar to the rigors and demands of the borderless world.

As a Savian College, SDSC seeks to realize the TOTAL DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONS. The college seeks to be a witness to the life and deeds of its patron saint, St. Dominic Savio, and to be an apostle to the saint’s philosophy of “Love, Leadership, and Service”.

St. Dominic Savio College professes to seek all these through passionate commitment to excellent teaching, scholarly research and active community service.