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Samar State University

Catbalogan City, Samar, Eastern Visayas


  • Type: State University

  • Entrance exam: Required

  • Religious affiliation: Catholic

  • Term structure: Semester

  • School year: starts in June

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:

₱ 6,600-8,100 per year

Courses Offered


Based on the Weighted Board Exams Ranking

Rank in Samar 1st out of 3 schools View
Rank in Eastern Visayas 4th out of 9 schools View
Rank in Philippines 160 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: Samar State University, Guindapunan, Catbalogan 6700, Samar

Scholarships at Samar State University

1. Academic Scholarship

2. Barangay Scholarship

3. Sangguniang Kabataan Scholarship

4. SSU-PPA Scholarship

5. SSU-General Alumni Scholarship

6. Dependent Children Scholarship

7. Judge Ofelia T. Pinto Scholarship

8. HRDP Scholarship

9. Leadership Assistance for SSC Oficers

10. ABS Foundation Scholarship

11. Begonia Cinco Foundation Scholarship

12. Governor/Congressional/LGU Scholarship

13. Atheletic Scholarship