Visayas State University

country rank  32
world rank  7914

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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 small city of Baybay (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Visayas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Villaba, Isabel, Tolosa and Alang-alang. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Visayas State University (VSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Philippine 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), 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 96 years old Philippine 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address Visca
Baybay
6521A Eastern Visayas
Philippines
Tel +63 (53) 565 0600
Fax +63 (53) 563 7067
Other locations Villaba, Isabel, Tolosa and Alang-alang

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

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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Year of first Accreditation

1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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LinkedIn

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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