Naval State University

Naval, Biliran
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>Type: State University
>Entrance exam: Required
>Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian
>Term structure: Semester
>School year: starts in June

Tuition fees

Included in the Free Tuition Lawinfo
Bachelor's degree ₱ 10,000-20,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 3,200-5,600 per year

Courses offered


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Biliran 1st out of 1 schools view
Rank in Eastern Visayas 6th out of 9 schools view
Rank in Philippines 181 out of 273 schools view

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
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 78%
Above Average
66 of 151 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 60%
Above Average
77 of 208 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 39%
Below Average
590 of 1044 schools


Naval State University
Padre Inocentes Street, 6543 Naval, Leyte, Philippines

Scholarships at Naval State University

Scholarships Programs. Pursuant to Section 165, Article 52, Chapter X of the University Code, and subject to the requirements hereunder provided and the availability of funds and/or financial capability of the benefactors, the scholarships offered in the University shall be as follows:

1. Academic scholarship

2. Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) scholarship

3. CHED and Congressional scholarship

4. DOST, GSIS and other government agencies’ scholarship

5. Private sponsored scholarship

6. Student publications and literary scholarship

7. Athletic and sports scholarship

8. Cultural scholarship

9. Leadership scholarship (SSC officers)

10. Other scholarships expressly provided by benefactors subject to the provisions of the University Code and other appropriate laws in so far as authorized by the Board.

Types and Benefits of Academic Scholarship. Pursuant to second paragraph, Section 165 (1), Article 52, Chapter X of the University Code, the academic scholars shall be classified as follows:

1. Honorific scholars. These include regular students of the University who are valedictorian, salutatorian, and first honorable mention (top 3) graduates in secondary schools. They shall be entitled to free tuition fee, a semestral book allowance of at least Five Hundred Pesos (Php500.00) and a monthly stipend of at least Five Hundred Pesos (Php500.00). Provided, That the grantee shall maintain a grade point average of at least 1.70 in all academic subjects with no grade lower than 2.50.

Honorific scholarship shall be good for two (2) semesters during the first year of schooling of the student who shall also be qualified to avail of any scholarships of the University as provided under the University Code and/or under this Students’ Handbook.

2. College scholars. These include regular students of the different Colleges of the University who, at the end of each semester, obtain a grade point average of 1.50-1.30 from all academic subjects with no grade lower than 2.50. They shall enjoy free tuition fee, semestral book allowance of at least Five Hundred Pesos (Php500.00) and a monthly stipend of at least Eight Hundred Pesos (Php800.00).

3. University scholars. These include regular students of the University who at the end of each semester, obtain a grade point average of 1.29-1.00 from all academic subjects with no grade lower than 2.50. They shall enjoy free tuition fee, a semestral book allowance of at least Five Hundred Pesos (Php500.00), and a monthly stipend of at least One thousand Pesos (Php1,000.00).

4. Other Honorific scholars. These includes second (2nd) to third (3rd) Honors or those students who graduated as 2nd and 3rd honorable mention, respectively who may enjoy scholarship grants as the University President may prescribe.

Benefits and Privileges of Student Grantees. Student grantees refer to that student enrolled in the University who are given tuition privileges for basis other than academic excellence. These include:

1. Faculty/Facilitative Staff or their dependents – 100% free tuition fee

2. Athletic School (include athletes and players in the different sports competition) as defined in this
Handbook)- 50%-100% free tuition fee

3. Cultural Scholar - 50% - 100% free tuition fee

4. Literary Scholar - 50% - 100% free tuition fee

5. NSTP Scholar - 50% - 100% free tuition fee

6. PD 577 Scholar - 100% free tuition fee (Sons and daughters of military personnel who died in combats

7. SSG officials - 50% - 100% free tuition fee

8. Brass Band - 50% - 100% free tuition fee

9. TESDA (Php 5,000 for a semester)

10. CHED-SAP Scholar

11. AVE Party list (Php 3,000/semester)

12. AN WARAY Party list (Php 2,500/semester)

13. NSTP Cadet/Cadet Officers and Sponsors

14. DSWD Scholars

15. Scholars of Religious/Private Philantrophic

16. Individuals Organizations

Provided, That Scholarship sponsored by external agencies, organizations and individuals shall be governed by their respective regulations or memorandum of agreement with University.

Evaluation of Students Records for Scholarship. Evaluation of student records for purpose of academic scholarship shall be based on the following standards:

1. A prescribed load of at least fifteen (15) academic units or the normal load prescribed in his/her curriculum.

2. The student must be up-to-date with all academic and non-academic requirements.

3. The academic scholarship shall only be for a period of one semester and shall continue in succeeding semesters provided the student satisfies the prescribed weighted average grade and other requirements.

4. If a student is a recipient of two (2) or more scholarships, he/she shall be required to choose only one (1).

5. The Director of Student Affairs and Services shall be the one to evaluate the academic performance of each scholar every semester and shall determine whether scholarship of such student is maintained or not.

Scholarship Qualifications and Guidelines. To become a scholar, one must qualify and pass the eligibility qualifications and requirements set by the NSU administration.

1. For Academic Scholarship:

(a) Must pass the college entrance examination belonging to top ten (10) of all examinees to all incoming first year college irrespective of the course.

(b) Must have an average of at least 90% in his/her fourth High School without a grade of below 85% of any subject.

(c) Must have recommendation from the High School Principal or authorized representative and should be a member of the top 5 in the first section.

(d) Must comply the necessary documents as required by the Office of the Student Affairs and Services.

(e) Old academic scholars must meet the required weighted average of 1.0 to 1.29 for University scholarship and 1.30 to 1.50 for College scholarship.

(f) Submission of complete grades of all subjects is required for evaluation purposes and for renewal of scholarship.

(g) Scholarship grantee (s) who failed to meet the required average shall loss his/her privilege and is/are no longer entitled for a renewal.

2. For Athletic Scholarship:

The sports screening committee is one in-charge in selecting scholars for athletics to be recommended by the Offices of Cultural and Athletic Affairs and the Student Affairs and Services Office to the Office of the University President for approval. To qualify, one must meet the following criteria:

(a) National player/athlete- 100% scholarship

(b) Regional players/athletes with gold medal (s)- 100%

(c) Regional players/athletes with 2 silver medals- 100%

(d) Regional players/athletes with 1 silver and 1 bronze- 75%

(e) Regional players/athletes with bronze medal (s)- 50%

(f) EVRAA players/athletes with win records of participation as determined by the coach or representative.

Scholarship of this kind is good only for five (5) years as long as the scholar maintains a consistent win records; otherwise, scholarship is forfeited the succeeding semester.

3. For Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK):

Barangay officials or their qualified legitimate dependents and SK members shall automatically become scholars in compliance with the Republic Act No. 7160 if they wish to study in any SUCs of the Philippines.

The following are the criteria shall govern the said scholarship:

(a) Shall maintain at least a general weighted average of 2.5.

(b) Must comply the following documents:

- Application letter duly signed by the applicant

- 2x2 recent I.D. Picture (2 copies)

- Certificate of Live Birth

- Marriage Contract of parents (Xerox)

- Oath of Office (if SK official, parent of Elected/appointed Brgy. Official

- Certifications from the Barangay Chairman or DILG representative or Municipal mayor

(c) Age qualification of qualified dependents and SK officials shall be 21 years old below.

(d) Other requirements as the Board of Regents may determine.

4. For CHED, DOST, and Private SponsoreScholarship:

These types of scholarship are being offered by CHED, DOST and other private individuals to students at Naval State University. The processing of the documents is done at the school to be endorsed to the sponsoring agency.

The criteria and guidelines regarding the selection of the scholars are being set by the sponsoring agency apart from the host institution. However, the school helps in monitoring the academic performance of the scholars.

5. Literary/Pillar, Cultural, NSTP, SSC Officers and Others:

These are the types of scholarship that are being offered by the University to those students who meet all the qualifying criteria set by the University.

6. NSU Faculty and Staff Scholars:

This kind of scholarship grant is a specialized program of the University that gives full privilege to the members of NSU faculty and staff and their legitimate dependents as approved by the NSU-Board of Regents with the following qualifications:

(a) All faculty and employee of the University with permanent appointment.

(b) All qualified and legitimate dependents of NSU Faculty and Staff with permanent appointment.

(c) NSU Staff dependents who have already graduated baccalaureate degree are disqualified from enjoying the scholarship.
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