Mariano Marcos State University - Main

Batac City, Ilocos Norte
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Tuition fees
Bachelor's degree ₱ 8,000-10,000 per year
Type of school: Public University
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Gender admission: Men & Women
Total enrollment (AY 2013/14): 8,400 students

Courses offered at MMSU Main Campus:


Rank in Ilocos Norte 1 view
Rank in Ilocos Region 2 view
Rank in Philippines 60 view

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 Rate
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Agriculturist Licensure Exam 57%
12 of 162
Nurses Licensure Exam 97%
17 of 405
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 82%
Very Good
10 of 53
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 62%
Above Average
44 of 195
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 70%
73 of 143
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 54%
Below Average
77 of 136
CPA Licensure Exam 75%
24 of 333
Physical Therapist Licensure Exam 55%
Below Average
27 of 43
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 73%
Very Good
179 of 1088
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 22%
Below Average
90 of 153
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 89%
Very Good
42 of 148
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 78%
Above Average
35 of 125
Agricultural Engineer Board Exam 42%
Below Average
24 of 41
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 77%
23 of 291
Fisheries Technologist Licensure Exam 39%
Above Average
10 of 39
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 55%
Above Average
64 of 178
Chemical Engineer Licensure Exam 22%
26 of 32
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 80%
Very Good
4 of 88


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.