Mindanao University of Science and Technology

Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental
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Type of school: State University
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Website: www.must.edu.ph

Tuition fees:

Bachelor's degree ₱ 20,000-26,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 18,000 per year

Courses offered at MUST Cagayan de Oro:


Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Misamis Oriental 2nd out of 7 schools view
Rank in Northern Mindanao 4th out of 16 schools view
Rank in Philippines 94 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
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 86%
Very Good
47 of 146 schools
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 86%
Very Good
20 of 127 schools
Architect Licensure Exam 82%
Very Good
17 of 73 schools
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 68%
Below Average
111 of 154 schools
Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Exam 65%
Below Average
3 of 3 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 65%
Above Average
267 of 1016 schools
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 63%
Below Average
99 of 158 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 58%
Above Average
55 of 203 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 57%
Above Average
110 of 286 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 54%
537 of 1167 schools
Chemistry Licensure Exam 53%
Below Average
23 of 34 schools
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 44%
Above Average
38 of 153 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 41%
Below Average
109 of 164 schools
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 32%
Below Average
65 of 112 schools


Mindanao University of Science and Technology
Claro M. Recto Avenue, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City, 9000 Misamis Oriental

Scholarships at MUST Cagayan de Oro:

I. The University is granting the following scholarships to the College students,

A. As provided in the university Student Handbook

1. Academic

Upon admission, free tuition is granted to valedictorians and salutatorians during the first semester subject to some conditions in the succeeding semesters. However, any student who can maintain and meet the criteria can also avail of the privilege.

2. Presidents of Student Organizations

Free tuition is granted to presidents of accredited student organizations, associations and clubs, provided they have no grades below 2.5 (80%). The entitlement is effective only during their terms of office.

B. Pursuant to RA 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991

Free tuition is granted to

1. Barangay Officials and their legitimate dependents in Cagayan de Oro and
Misamis Oriental, as provided for in par 4, Sec 393

2. SK Officials in Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental or those whose locality is nearest to the university as provided for in Sec 434

C. FASPA (Faculty and Personnel of the university) members and their legitimate
Dependents are granted free tuition.

II. Other Scholarships

Students who are granted scholarships by political leaders, foundations, government agencies, institutions, NGOs and individual persons shall be subject to the admission requirements of the university


2. AFP

3. CEPALCO Educational Assistance Program

4. Citizens’ Battle Against Corruption

5. CMMAssist Co., Inc., Batang Sports Institute

6. Commission on Higher Education

7. Congressmen

8. Del Monte Foundation, Inc.

9. Department of Agricultural Training Institute

10. Department of Science and Technology

11. Dep Ed

12. Gonzalo and Carmen Abaya Memorial Foundation, Inc. C/o CEPALCO

13. Local Government of Bukidnon

14. MUST Parents-Teachers Association

15. National Commission on Indigenous Peoples

16. Nina Maria Learning Center

17. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration-Education and Training Program

18. Philippine Sinter Foundation, Inc

19. Philippine Veterans Affairs Office

20. Gabay Guro (2G) Scholarship Program

21. Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental

22. San Lorenzo Ruiz Filipino Chinese Community

23. Supreme Student Council

24. Young Men’s Christian Association of Misamis Oriental

25. DIWA

26. SK of Cugman

27. Animal Farm Incorporated