Mindanao State University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4407 of 14,131 In the World
#1528 of 5,830 In Asia
#8 of 229 In the Philippines
#967 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#3370 of 4,023 For Environmental Science
#4032 of 4,496 For Biology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
next.msumain.edu.ph
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJune to March (June - October; November-March)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
478
Citations
2,525

Mindanao State University majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
122 / 992
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
107 / 541
Biology
107 / 1,223
Engineering
57 / 408
Physics
54 / 484
Mathematics
50 / 51
Medicine
48 / 239
Chemistry
48 / 504
Ecology
47 / 505
Geography and Cartography
45 / 138
Political Science
42 / 70
Business
41 / 23
Math Teachers
41 / 22
Materials Science
35 / 295
Demography
31 / 459
Psychology
31 / 16
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
29 / 425
Agricultural Science
27 / 144
Health Science
22 / 28
Economics
19 / 26
Botany
15 / 145
Computer Science
15 / 31
Communications and Public Relations
12 / 1
Human Resource Management
12 / 13
Sociology
12 / 3
Social Psychology
11 / 3
Environmental Management
10 / 7
Child Psychology
10 / 2
Art & Design
10 / 0
Development Studies
9 / 5
Law
9 / 0
Nuclear Physics
8 / 157
Public Policy / Administration
8 / 1
History
7 / 0
Nursing
7 / 130
Optical Engineering
6 / 11
Radiochemistry
6 / 32
Forestry
6 / 18
Zoology
6 / 14
Nutrition and Food Science
5 / 20

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 4
1992 3 3
1993 0 0
1994 0 6
1995 0 3
1996 2 9
1997 0 6
1998 3 4
1999 2 9
2000 1 22
2001 2 14
2002 3 11
2003 1 18
2004 6 34
2005 1 23
2006 1 40
2007 6 25
2008 4 34
2009 6 50
2010 8 58
2011 8 54
2012 15 55
2013 26 86
2014 24 127
2015 45 163
2016 29 201
2017 40 245
2018 63 236
2019 71 290
2020 79 439
2021 101 649

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

Mindanao State University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Master's Degree Educational Administration, Farm Management, Filipino, History, Islamic Law, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Science Education, Veterinary Science
PhD Education, Educational Administration, Southeast Asian Studies

Notable alumni

  1. Ronald dela Rosa

    Ronald dela Rosa
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    police officerpolitician
    Biography

    Ronald Marapon dela Rosa, also known as Bato, is a Filipino politician and retired police officer who is currently serving as a senator of the Philippines since 2019. He served as the chief of the Philippine National Police from July 1, 2016, to April 19, 2018, and Director General of the Bureau of Corrections from April 30 to October 12, 2018.

  2. Melisa Cantiveros

    Melisa Cantiveros
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    television presentercomedian
    Biography

    Melisa "Melai" Cantiveros Francisco is a Filipina actress, comedian, and host. She came to prominence in 2009, after winning Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up. In 2015, she won the first season of the Filipino version of Your Face Sounds Familiar. She is currently one of ABS-CBN's contract talents. She currently hosts a morning talk show, Magandang Buhay, alongside Karla Estrada and Jolina Magdangal.

  3. Samira Gutoc-Tomawis

    Samira Gutoc-Tomawis
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politicianenvironmentalistjournalist
    Biography

    Samira Ali Gutoc is a Filipina civic leader, journalist, environmentalist, women's rights advocate and politician. She served as a member of the Regional Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, which was tasked to draft the Bangsamoro Basic Law.

  4. Bruce Tolentino

    Bruce Tolentino
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    V. Bruce "Bruce" Jularbal Tolentino, is a Filipino economist, author, professor, and economic policymaker.

  5. Harold Clavite

    Harold Clavite
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Biography

    Harold Clavite was the Director-General of the Philippine Information Agency. He was appointed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in July 2016 and remained in office until August 2019.

  6. Moh Saaduddin

    Moh Saaduddin
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1985-2018 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    activistjournalist
    Biography

    Mohammad Ibrahim Saaduddin, better known as Moh Saaduddin, was a peace activist and a Maranao journalist who wrote for The Manila Times and the Mindanao Examiner in the Philippines. He wrote about current events and positive developments in Mindanao, particularly in Maguindanao province from 2014 to 2018. He authored investigative reports about events relating to the Daesh-Inspired group in the southern Philippines known as the Maute group in Lanao del Sur, Philippines. He was also a provincial information officer of the Province of Maguindanao last October 8, 2019.

General info

Alternative names MSU
Founded 1961
Accreditation Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines
Colors maroon, gold
Academic structure College of Agriculture
College of Business Administration and Accountancy
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Fisheries
College of Forestry and Environmental Studies
College of Health Sciences
College of Hotel and Restaurant Management
College of Information Technology
College of Law
College of Medicine
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
College of Public Affairs
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
College of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation
Institute of Science Education
Integrated Laboratory School
King Faisal Center for Islamic, Arabic and Asian Studies
Affiliations and memberships Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Location and Contacts

Address MSU Campus
Marawi City, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 9700
Philippines
City population 207,000
Phone +63 9461878282
Fax +63 (63) 352 1001

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