TolosaThe Visayas State University - Tolosa Campus was established on September 11, 1971, and was formerly named Daniel Z. Romualdez Memorial School of Fisheries. It is situated in the coastal barangay of Tanghas, Tolosa, Leyte. The Goal of the Visayas State University-Tolosa Campus is "To spearhead in the region's socio-economic development through relevant fishery instruction, research, extension and production which will result in the proper utilization and management of fishery resources.

On August 14, 2009, the Commission on Higher Education has identified the Visayas State University (VSU) as National University/College of Fisheries (NUCF) for Region VIII under the National Agriculture and Fisheries Education System (NAFES) as mandated thru Republic Act no. 8435, otherwise known as the "Agriculture and Fisheries modernization act of 1997.