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Cotabato State University

Cotabato City, Cotabato, Soccsksargen


  • Type: State University

  • Entrance exam: Required

  • Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian

  • Term structure: Semester

  • School year: starts in August

Tuition Fees

Included in the Free Tuition Law

This school is included under the "Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education" law that passed in 2017.

The law covers students enrolled in State and Local universities/colleges in Bachelors and Certificate programs.

Under the Law students in accredited State and Local universities/colleges will not pay any tuition fees or misc fee.

The Law covers only first time students (students who don't already have a college degree).

However, the full implementation of this law is not clear yet.

Bachelor's degree:


Master's degree:

₱ 6,600 per year

Courses Offered


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking

Rank in Cotabato 5th out of 5 schools View
Rank in Soccsksargen 10th out of 10 schools View
Rank in Philippines 273 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


Address: Cotabato State University, Sinsuat Avenue, Maguindanao, Cotabato City 9600

Scholarships at Cotabato State University

The College may provide a scholarship program subject to the availability of funds. Scholarships may be classified as follow s:

1. Entrance Scholarship

2. Institutional Scholarship

3. Academic Scholarship

The foregoing scholarships may either be full or partial subject to the conditions set by the College