Samar State University

country rank  126
world rank  10977

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University Overview

Established in 1912, Samar State University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Catbalogan City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Visayas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Basey, Paranas, Samar. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Samar State University (SSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. Samar State University (SSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 108 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SSU
Founded 1912
Motto We Innovate. We Build. We Serve.
Colours Aqua blue, golden yellow and white

University Location

Address Arteche Blvd., Brgy. Guindapunan
Catbalogan City
6700 Eastern Visayas
Philippines
Tel +63 (55) 543 8394
Fax +63 (55) 543 8394
Other locations Basey, Paranas, Samar

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Office of Student Welfare and Development Services- Admission & Recruitment Services
Catbalogan City, Samar 6700
055-543-8394
None

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Samar State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Year of first Accreditation

1997


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI)
  • Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP), Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (EVHRDC)
  • Eastern Visayas Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (EVCIERD)
  • Visayas Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Program(ViCARP)
  • Visayas-Mindanao Consortium for Journal Publication, Incorporated (V-MCJPI)
  • Research and Innovation Development Council - Regional Development Council (RDIC-RDC) Region 8
  • Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC)
  • Association of University in Asia Pacific (AUAP)
  • United Architects of the Philippines (UAP)
  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities of Industrial Technology (PACUIT)
  • Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE)
  • Institute of Electrical Engineer, Incorporated (IIEEI)
  • Philippine Association for Teacher Education (PAFTE)

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020