Mariano Marcos State University - Main

Batac City, Ilocos Norte
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>Type: State University
>Term structure: Semester (2 terms per year)
>School year: starts in August
>Entrance exam: Required
>Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian

Tuition fees

Included in the Free Tuition Lawinfo
Bachelor's degree ₱ 8,000-10,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 6,000 per year

Courses offered


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Ilocos Norte 1st out of 3 schools view
Rank in Ilocos Region 4th out of 17 schools view
Rank in Philippines 102 out of 272 schools view

Centers of Excellence / Development

Board exams performance

Displaying the passing rates of First Time Examinees only.
Based on the results of the past 4 exams of each board exam.
Exam Passing Rates
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Nurses Licensure Exam 99%
21 of 342 schools
Chemical Technician Licensure Exam 91%
Very Good
9 of 22 schools
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 87%
Very Good
11 of 79 schools
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 81%
82 of 150 schools
Forester Licensure Exam 78%
3 of 41 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 76%
17 of 254 schools
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 76%
Above Average
49 of 130 schools
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 75%
Above Average
21 of 58 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 74%
Very Good
132 of 1172 schools
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 73%
78 of 162 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 68%
Very Good
43 of 389 schools
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 67%
Below Average
89 of 148 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 56%
Above Average
51 of 149 schools
Agriculturist Licensure Exam 52%
13 of 163 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 49%
105 of 206 schools
Fisheries Technologist Licensure Exam 40%
Very Good
12 of 62 schools
Agricultural Engineer Board Exam 38%
Below Average
29 of 45 schools
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 35%
Above Average
71 of 159 schools
Environmental Planner Licensure Exam 30%
Below Average
54 of 68 schools
Chemical Engineer Licensure Exam 25%
28 of 32 schools
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 19%
Below Average
99 of 126 schools


Mariano Marcos State University - Main
Barangay 16, Batac City, Ilocos Norte

Scholarships at MMSU Main Campus

A. Entrance Scholarship

Entrance scholarship is awarded to those who graduated as valedictorian (with highest honors), salutatorian (with high honors) and first, second or third honorable mention (with honors) of a class of 50 or more students for the first semester.

1. Valedictorian enjoys free tuition fee and a stipend of 1,500php.

2. Salutatorian enjoys free tuition fee and a stipend of 1,000php.

3. First, second and third honorable mention enjoy free tuition fee.

B. Academic Scholars

1. College Scholarship is awarded to a student who obtains a weighted average of 1.75 to 1.46. He enjoys free tuition fee and a stipend of 1,000php for the semester.

2. University Scholarship is awarded to a student who obtains a weighted average of 1.45 to 1.00. He enjoys free tuition and a stipend of 1,500php for the semester.

C. Cultural, Band Member, Athletic/Sports Study Grants

1. Cultural Study Grant is awarded to members of the Cultural Troupe and the University Band. They enjoy free tuition fee.

2. Athletic/Sports Study Grant is awarded to athletes who have competed in regional athletic competitions. Tuition fee exemption is based on the highest medal won.

D. CMT Cadets Grant. Free tuition fee is given to CMT Corps of Officers.

E. CSC/SC Officer Grant. Free tuition fee is given to all CSC officers.

F. Privately-funded Scholarship. Guidelines are specified by the donor of the scholarship.

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