Applicants seeking admission for graduate study at VSU must be a holder of a baccalaureate degree with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.00 and 1.75 or equivalent for applicants in the master's and doctoral programs, respectively. However, applicants with a GPA lower than the prescribed rating may be admitted on a probationary status. Applicants are also required to submit the following requirements:

  • Accomplished application forms (FM-OGS 01);
  • Candid Appraisal from at least two (2) persons, former professors and a supervisor (FM-OGS 02);
  • Transcript of Records from the last school attended (Further Studies Indicated Purpose)
  • A non-refundable application fee of P100.00 or $10.00 may be deposited through bank transfer to the Visayas State University Land Bank of the Philippines Account (Acct. Name; VSU FUND 164 Acct. No. 3572 1000 13);
  • Certificate of English Proficiency or an acceptable score in TOEFL for international graduate student applicants;
  • Seven (7) copies of Personal History Statement (PHS) and notarized affidavit of support authenticated by the Philippine Mission Abroad (PMA) for international graduate student applicants. PHS forms can be secured by the University Registrar or the PMA.
  • NSO Birth Certificate

For International Graduate Students, kindly have all of your original documents Apostille in the Philippine Embassy nearest to your home country.

Kindly send all of your complete and original requirements to our office with the address at the Office of the Dean of Graduate School, Visayas State University, Baybay City, Leyte, 6521.

Application with incomplete documents shall not be entertained, so please comply with all the necessary documents before submission.

NOTE: All SIGNATURES in all forms should be accomplished using a BLUE ball pen. 


Master of
Master of
Master of
Doctor of
Major Field 25 18 21 21-35
Minor Field 9 9 9 12
Core courses 6 15 - -
Thesis/Dissertation - - 6 12
Special Problem 2 - - -
Graduate Seminar 1 - 1 1-2
Foreign Language/Special Skills - - - (b)
Total (minimum) Course Work 42 42 37 46-61


Tuition and other fees 


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