Samar State University

country rank  31
world rank  7625

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University Overview

Established in 1912, Samar State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Catbalogan City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Visayas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Basey, Paranas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Samar State University (SSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Samar State University (SSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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.

University Identity

Acronym SSU
Founded 1912

University Location

Address Guindapunan
Catbalogan City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6700 Eastern Visayas
T +63 (55) 251 2086
F +63 (55) 251 2086
Other locations Basey, Paranas

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP)
  • Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities Accrediting Agency, Inc. (ACSCU-AAI)

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019