Visayas State University

country rank  63
world rank  9029

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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 93 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. VSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
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
Philippines
T +63 (53) 335 2600
F +63 (53) 335 2601
Other locations Tolosa, Isabel, Alangalan, Villaba

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office VSU Adminstration Building
Baybay 6521A
+63 (53) 563 7430

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Visayas State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Higher Education, Philippines


Year of first Accreditation
1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018