Negros Oriental State University

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
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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
Certificate degree ₱ 1,100 per entire program
Bachelor's degree ₱ 10,000-44,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 30,000-8,000 per year
Doctorate degree ₱ 4,000-14,000 per year

Courses offered


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Negros Oriental 3rd out of 3 schools view
Rank in Central Visayas 8th out of 18 schools view
Rank in Philippines 81 out of 273 schools view

Centers of 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
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 94%
Very Good
15 of 132 schools
Nurses Licensure Exam 90%
Very Good
69 of 317 schools
Geodetic Engineer Licensure Exam 86%
Very Good
3 of 25 schools
Architect Licensure Exam 83%
Very Good
8 of 71 schools
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 83%
74 of 155 schools
Midwife Licensure Exam 80%
Above Average
43 of 148 schools
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 77%
73 of 150 schools
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 73%
Above Average
32 of 84 schools
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 63%
Below Average
107 of 161 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 63%
Above Average
369 of 1224 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 63%
Very Good
203 of 1044 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 60%
Above Average
67 of 209 schools
Chemistry Licensure Exam 56%
Above Average
17 of 37 schools
Criminologists Licensure Exam 52%
Above Average
143 of 437 schools
Forester Licensure Exam 50%
22 of 41 schools
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 50%
Above Average
44 of 165 schools
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 42%
Above Average
97 of 213 schools
Agriculturist Licensure Exam 40%
Very Good
33 of 171 schools
Geologist Licensure Exam 30%
5 of 6 schools
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 29%
66 of 127 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 26%
Above Average
151 of 389 schools


Negros Oriental State University
Kagawasan Avenue, Capitol Area Dumaguete City, 6200 Negros Oriental

Scholarships at NORSU Dumaguete City

NORSU provides the students with several scholarship opportunities under the NORSU Scholarship Programs. The student will have to personally apply and complete the requirements to avail of this privilege. The NORSU Scholarship Board will select and determine the final recipients of the scholarship awards.


The NORSU Scholarship Programs aim to Stimulate and entice talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime productive careers and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified human resources which can steer the country towards national progress.


To qualify for the scholarship programs, you must:

1. Be a Filipino citizen and not have dual citizenships;

2. Have good mental and physical health;

3. Be a good moral character;

4. Not have any pending application for resident/immigrant status in
The USA or any other country;


You must have an annual family gross income which must not exceed the poverty line set by NEDA. Moreover, your socio-economic status should not exceed the set values of certain scholarship program to be determined during the application process.

Requirements for Scholarship Application

1. FORM 138 (High School Report Card)


3. NSO Birth Certificate

4. Income Tax Return (ITR)

5. Personal Data Sheet (Available @ CARE Center)

6. One 2x2 picture

7. Long Brown Envelop with Full name at the back

Final selection of awardees to the different programs shall be based
On either of the following:

A) You are a qualifier of the NORSU ADMISSION TEST; or

B) Your grades satisfy the program requirements;

C) Interview criteria.


You can NOT ENJOY other scholarship awards that can interfere with your contractual obligation under your Scholarship Grant.


Request for deferment must be done in writing.

You may be allowed to defer your scholarship slot for a maximum period of one (1) academic year.

If you fail to enroll in a prescribed course/identified school after a year, you automatically forfeit your scholarship slot.


If you fail to enroll in a prescribed course/identified school after a year, you automatically forfeit your scholarship slot.

Along with the scholarship privileges, come certain duties and obligations.

1. You must know these scholarships policies by heart;

2. You must know/comply with the grade requirements at all times;

3. Attend Scholarship semestral and annual activities regularly; and

4. You must enroll in the regular academic load for each
Semester/term as prescribed in your curriculum program;

5. You must submit the following reports as required promptly.


The University reserves the right to terminate your scholarship if the student fail to maintain the grade requirements of the award or fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of the Scholarship Agreement.