Visayas State University

country rank  59
world rank  8988

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University Overview

Founded in 1924, Visayas State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Baybay (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Visayas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tolosa, Isabel, Alangalan, Villaba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Visayas State University (VSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Visayas State University (VSU) 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. This 94 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Philippine higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym VSU
Founded 1924
Motto Search for Truth
Colours Gold, green, brown and blue

University Location

Address Visca
Baybay (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6521A Eastern Visayas
T +63 (53) 335 2600
F +63 (53) 335 2601
Other locations Tolosa, Isabel, Alangalan, Villaba

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office VSU Adminstration Building
Baybay 6521A
+63 (53) 563 7430

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Visayas State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019