Jose Rizal Memorial State University

Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte
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Type of school: State University
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian

Tuition fees:

Bachelor's degree ₱ 14,000-26,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 5,600-9,200 per year

Courses offered at JRMSU Dapitan City:


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Zamboanga del Norte 1st out of 2 schools view
Rank in Zamboanga Peninsula 2nd out of 6 schools view
Rank in Philippines 153 out of 259 schools view

Centers of Excellence and Development:

Board exams performance:

Displaying the passing rates of First Timers only (does not include people who took the exam for the 2nd or 3rd time).
Based on the results of past 4 exams of each board exam.
Exam Passing Rates
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Nurses Licensure Exam 84%
Very Good
122 of 355 schools
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 80%
Very Good
45 of 158 schools
Midwife Licensure Exam 63%
Below Average
89 of 155 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 61%
Above Average
323 of 1016 schools
OIC of a Navigational Watch Licensure Exam 54%
Below Average
39 of 69 schools
Criminologists Licensure Exam 49%
Above Average
172 of 427 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 48%
Below Average
678 of 1167 schools
Agriculturist Licensure Exam 48%
20 of 170 schools
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 46%
Below Average
118 of 146 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 33%
Below Average
133 of 203 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 30%
161 of 352 schools


Jose Rizal Memorial State University
Governor Guading Adaza Street, Sta. Cruz, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines, 7101

Scholarships at JRMSU Dapitan City:

Students who graduated as valedictorian or salutatorian from public or recognized private high school are awarded entrance scholarships. This consists of free tuition fee for valedictorian and 50% discount on tuition fee for salutatorian for one semester only. Provided, that they belong to a graduating class of at least fourty (40) students. Miscellaneous fees have to be paid by the student.

The University provides tuition fee privileges to deserving students who have exemplary academic performance.

1. President's List - he/she shall enjoy full free tuition fee with P500 monthly allowance chargeable to the income of the University.

2. Administrator's List - he/she shall enjoy full free tuition fee.

3. Dean's List - he/she shall enjoy 50% tuition fee discount.

In case the honor student is a recipient of other scholarship, he/she must choose only one scholarship and other privileges granted.

Other Scholarships & Financial Assistance Program: Other scholarships of the University are categorized into the following:

1. Private Scholarships. These are funded by private benefactor's establishments and institutions who willingly shoulder the tuition and miscellaneous fees of the recipients. The admission and retention guidelines and policies are exclusively set by the benefactor's/sponsors.

2. Government Scholarships. These are scholarships provided by the government through it's agencies and other institutions.

3. Institutional Scholarships. These are scholarships provided by the University which the grantees are subjected to institutional guidelines. These include the members of the Dance Troupe, Choristers, the University Drum and Lyre Corps, SSG Officers, Varsity Players and the like.

Children of faculty of the University taking undergraduate courses shall be entitled to fifty percent (50%) discount on tuition fee while children of administrative staff shall be entitled to seventy-five (75%) discount on tuition fee to be availed for four years of study in the University.

The State University provides a student program assistance to a limited number of students who are unable to finance their studies. Assistance is awarded to deserving students with high scholastic achievement, and who are industrious and with exemplary character. Students desiring to be student assistants should apply to the Office of Student Affairs. Available opportunities are office works and janitorial activities.