Palawan State University

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University Overview

Established in 1965, Palawan State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Puerto Princesa City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mimaropa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cuyo, Narra, Araceli, Balabac, Bataraza, Brooke's Point, Coron, Cuyo, Dumaran, El Nido, Quezon City, Roxas, Sofronio Española, Taytay. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Palawan State University (PSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Palawan State University (PSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Philippine higher education organization a averagely selective institution.

University Identity

Acronym PSU
Founded 1965
Colours Orange and white

University Location

Address Tiniguiban Heights
Puerto Princesa City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
5300 Mimaropa
T +63 (48) 433 2379
F +63 (48) 433 5303
Other locations Cuyo, Narra, Araceli, Balabac, Bataraza, Brooke's Point, Coron, Cuyo, Dumaran, El Nido, Quezon City, Roxas, Sofronio Española, Taytay

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 50-60%
Admission Office

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Palawan State University's Library
Housing Not reported
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


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)


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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018