University of Southern Mindanao

country rank  94
world rank  9839

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University Overview

Founded in 1954, University of Southern Mindanao is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Kabacan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Soccsksargen. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kidapawan City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of Southern Mindanao (USM) is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Southern Mindanao (USM) 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 64 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. USM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym USM
Founded 1954
Motto 50 years and beyond
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address USM Avenue
Kabacan (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9407 Soccsksargen
T +63 (64) 248 2138
F +63 (64) 248 2138
Other locations Kidapawan City

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Southern Mindanao's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


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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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018