STBA LIA Yogyakarta was founded on 28 September 2000, with the operational permission from The Ministry of Education Republic of Indonesia Number 202/D/0/2000.
Within years, STBA LIA Yogyakarta has proven itself to become one of the outstanding campuses in Yogyakarta. STBA LIA Yogyakarta prides itself on the notable achievements; they are:
- All study programs in STBA LIA Yogyakarta have been accredited by Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT).
- STBA LIA Yogyakarta has won three grants from the Directorate General of Higher Education (DITJEN DIKTI) which are Hibah Perbaikan Manajemen Internal for the year 2007 & 2008 (PHK A1), Hibah Pengembangan Sarana dan Prasarana Teknologi 2008 (PHK K3), and Hibah Pengembangan Isi Teknologi Informasi dan Komunikasi 2008 (PHK K1).