The Frere (Saint) Benilde Romancon Education Foundation, Inc. was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on May 22, 1987. It was first established in 1977 as a private, non-sectarian Foundation under the name Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo College. In 1987, the ownership and management were transferred to the Foundation and became a Catholic educational institution managed by the De La Salle Christian Brothers. Its main office is located at Bagong Bayan, Dasmariñas, Cavite City. The institution has a regular staff of 656, project-based staff of 168, part-time staff of 272, more than a hundred volunteers, and 15 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was first certified for 5 years on August 11, 2003 which ended on August 10, 2008. On its first renewal, the University was certified for another 5 years on May 20, 2010 which ended on April 29, 2015.
Its purposes, among others, are “to be the leading institution nationally and globally in the integral formation of the youth by offering relevant, responsive, and community-oriented academic programs, research and extension services, and promoting a keen sense of history, arts and culture.”
The institution’s major operations include the High School program, 39 undergraduate programs and 24 graduate programs through its seven colleges namely College of Business Administration and Accountancy, College of Liberal Arts and Communication, College of Science and Computer Studies, College of Criminal Justice Education, College of Education, College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, and College of Tourism and Hospitality Management. The University’s outreach program include: Communion Service; Lasallian Community Development Center (LCDC); Balik Aral Program; DLSU-D Night Scholarship Program and Bahay Pag-asa.