Negros Oriental State University

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
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>Type: State University
>Term structure: Semester (2 terms per year)
>School year: starts in June
>Entrance exam: Required
>Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian

Tuition fees

Included in the Free Tuition Law info
Bachelor's degree ₱ 12,000-16,000 per year
Master's degree ₱ 17,000 per year

Courses offered at NORSU Dumaguete City


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Negros Oriental 3rd out of 3 schools view
Rank in Central Visayas 8th out of 17 schools view
Rank in Philippines 75 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
Midwife Licensure Exam 100%
1 of 155 schools
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 94%
13 of 130 schools
Nurses Licensure Exam 90%
Very Good
64 of 342 schools
Geodetic Engineer Licensure Exam 85%
Very Good
3 of 23 schools
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 85%
Above Average
57 of 154 schools
Architect Licensure Exam 83%
7 of 74 schools
Pharmacist Licensure Exam 78%
Above Average
23 of 79 schools
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 77%
Above Average
67 of 148 schools
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 70%
Very Good
168 of 1012 schools
Criminologists Licensure Exam 63%
Very Good
71 of 429 schools
Master Electrician Licensure Exam 63%
Below Average
107 of 162 schools
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 61%
Very Good
42 of 201 schools
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 58%
Above Average
418 of 1172 schools
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 57%
Above Average
47 of 149 schools
Chemistry Licensure Exam 55%
Below Average
20 of 34 schools
CPA Licensure Exam 52%
Above Average
95 of 365 schools
Forester Licensure Exam 50%
22 of 41 schools
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 46%
Above Average
33 of 153 schools
Agriculturist Licensure Exam 37%
Above Average
39 of 163 schools
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 36%
211 of 254 schools
Licensure Exam for Psychometricians 35%
98 of 185 schools
Geologist Licensure Exam 31%
5 of 6 schools
Master Plumber Licensure Exam 26%
Below Average
76 of 126 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.