Cagayan State University

About CSU

The Cagayan State University commonly known as CSU is the first and only state run enriching Medical University in Cagayan Valley. This is a popular Medical University in Philippines among the Indian students for its low tuition fee. CSU was established in the year of 1436. CSU’s College of Medicine was established in the year of 1993.

CSU is a comprehensive University with 8 campuses in Cagayan Valley. The University offers variety of Graduate , Post Graduate, Vocational and Health programs. Cagayan State University College of Medicine and Surgery is located in the main campus of Tuguegarao, a small town in Northern Philippines, which 8 hours by Road and 1 hour by flights from the Capital City of Manila.

The CSU College of Medicine regards itself as a center of Excellency among the Medical Universities in Philippines by offering the high quality medical education. The CSU College of Medicine is associated with Cagayan Valley Medical Center, which is a licensed training and teaching agency of the Department of Health. There is a public hospital with quality healthcare facilities, authorized training and teaching faculty thus, providing excellent and extensive medical and health services. Other affiliations include hospitals such as East Avenue Medical Center, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, San Lazaro Hospital and AFP General Hospital.

Mission of CSU

To effectively ensure the transfer, utilization and application of Medical Technology Education for quality health services delivery through relevant, responsive, reproductive & quality instruction, research & extension program.


  • To develop quality, excellent & globally competitive Medical Technologists who could deliver prompt, effective & quality health care services in the local, national & international labor markets.
  • To intensify, expand & strengthen the BS Medical Technology course, which would largely contribute to the achievement CSU's strategic development goals.
  • To improve & enhance the effectiveness of the Medical Technology project & activities through capability building, skills training & staff devcelopment.
  • To ensure a better preparatory course for a higher medical education.
  • To produce competent Medical Technologists who can significantly contribute in the health care delivery in the country & the whole world.


  • 100% Passing Rate of the Pioneer Batch during the 2003 Medical Technology Licensure Examinations.
  • 100% English Medium. English is Official Language of the Philippines Have produced 12 Registered Medical Technologists out of 18 graduates of the course and are presently employed in the different government and private agencies in the region.
  • Low fees, low cost of life & high quality Education
  • Listed in WHO Directory - Eligible to practice in India post MCI registration
  • Listed in IMED Directory – USMLE
  • Listed in California Board of Medicine – eligible for jobs in California, USA
  • Indian food available in CSU canteen and outside the University Hostel.