Mindanao State University

country rank  109
world rank  10199

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University Overview

Established in 1961, Mindanao State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Marawi City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Naawan, Buug, General Santos City, Iligan City, Maigo, Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Marawi City, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Naawan, Jolo, Bongao. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Mindanao State University (MSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mindanao State University (MSU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution.

University Identity

Acronym MSU
Founded 1961
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address MSU Campus
Marawi City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9700 Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
T +63 (63) 352 1002
F +63 (63) 352 1001
Other locations Naawan, Buug, General Santos City, Iligan City, Maigo, Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Marawi City, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Naawan, Jolo, Bongao

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1st Street, MSU Campus
Marawi City 9200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)


  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018