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Samar State University

Samar State University

country rank: 126
world rank: 10977

University Overview

Samar State University, founded in 1912, is a non-profit public higher-education school in the tiny city of Catbalogan City (population range of 50,000-249,999 residents), Eastern Visayas. There are additional branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Basey, Paranas, and Samar are three islands in the Philippines. Samar State University (SSU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education school that is officially accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. In a variety of fields of study, Samar State University (SSU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 108-year-old Philippine higher-education school has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this Philippine higher education school is considered one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. SSU also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SSU
Founded 1912
Motto We Innovate. We Build. We Serve.
Colours Aqua blue, golden yellow and white

University Location

Address Arteche Blvd., Brgy. Guindapunan Catbalogan City 6700 Eastern Visayas Philippines
Tel +63 (55) 543 8394
Fax +63 (55) 543 8394
Other locations Basey, Paranas, Samar

Yearly Tuition Range

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)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Office of Student Welfare and Development Services- Admission & Recruitment Services Catbalogan City, Samar 6700 055-543-8394 None

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP), Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (EVHRDC) Eastern Visayas Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (EVCIERD) Visayas Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Program(ViCARP) Visayas-Mindanao Consortium for Journal Publication, Incorporated (V-MCJPI) Research and Innovation Development Council - Regional Development Council (RDIC-RDC) Region 8 Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) Association of University in Asia Pacific (AUAP) United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities of Industrial Technology (PACUIT) Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) Institute of Electrical Engineer, Incorporated (IIEEI) Philippine Association for Teacher Education (PAFTE)

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