Western Mindanao State University

country rank  40
world rank  8205

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University Overview

Founded in 1904, Western Mindanao State University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the medium city of Zamboanga City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Zamboanga Peninsula. This institution also has a branch campus in Malangas. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) 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 116 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WMSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WMSU
Founded 1904
Motto La Universidad para na Communidad
The University for the Community
Colours Crimson red

University Location

Address Normal Road, Baliwasan
Zamboanga City
7000 Zamboanga Peninsula
Philippines
Tel +63 (62) 991 1771
Fax +63 (62) 991 3065
Other locations Malangas

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Western Mindanao State University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges, Inc. (PASUC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020