HEI type: State University

Vision: A premier national university that develops leaders in the global knowledge economy

Mission: A university committed to producing leaders by providing 21st century learning environment through innovations in education, multidisciplinary research, and community and industry partnerships in order to nurture the spirit of nationhood, propel the national economy and engage the world for sustainable development


Established in 1903, Batangas State University is strategically located in the second-largest economic region in the Philippines. It has more than 50,000 students and close to 2,000 faculty and staff across 11 campuses. BatStateU has manifested excellent performance in the fields of engineering, teacher education, and development communication, being designated as National Centers of Excellence and Development in these fields, while also maintaining high standards in architecture, industrial technology, computing sciences, business, agriculture, allied health, and the social sciences.

Through Proclamation No. 947, the Philippine President designated the BatStateU Knowledge, Innovation, and Science Technology (KIST) Park as a Special Economic Zone, the first in the country. With three stars from the QS Stars rating, the university is a member of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific, the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific, and the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations.

BatStateU is the only state university in the Philippines with engineering, IT, and computer science programs accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology – Engineering Accreditation Commission and Computing Accreditation Commission. With 15 development centers, it is recognized by the Regional Development Council of Region IV-A as the Regional Center for Technology Business Incubation and Development, and as the Regional Center for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Environment Research. The university is geared to become the country’s National Engineering University as is scales greater heights towards transformative development and nation building.

Centre of Excellence

  • Electronics Engineering

 Centres of Development

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Teacher Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Development Communication

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