Don Honorio Ventura State University

Cabambangan, Bacolor, Pampanga
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(Updated as of May 08, 2019)

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Wifi / Internet

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Basketball Court

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Computer Laboratory

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Biology Laboratory

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Audio-Visual Rooms

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What does Don Honorio Ventura State University stand for?

Don Honorio Ventura State University (DHVSU), formerly known as Don Honorio Ventura College of Arts and Trades (DHVCAT), is a public university system established in 1861 as Escuela de Artes y Oficios de Bacolor. In 2009, it officially became a university through the Republic Act 9832 signed by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and was then renamed to its present institution name through the Republic Act 11169. The institution is said to be one of the oldest vocational schools in the Far East and was named in honor of philanthropist and Bacolor native Don Honorio Ventura.

DHVSU has four campuses in Pampanga---Bacolor (main campus), Mexico, Lubao, Porac, and Sto. Tomas. The school offers undergraduate and graduate programs covering various disciplines, ranging from industrial technology up to social work. It also has a senior high school (SHS) program offering both the technical-vocational-livelihood (TVL) and academic tracks.

Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University has established ties with government and non-government organizations based in the country and abroad. Many of its programs are recognized by the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd). CHEd has also awarded its College of Education as a Center of Development (COD) in teacher education. As a school emphasizing on technical training, Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University is also an assessment center accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, offering courses in the likes of automotive servicing and programming.  

DHVSTU has been committed to transforming learners into globally-competitive individuals through quality, up-to-date instruction. The institution has also been producing topnotchers in Social Work, Engineering, and Architecture licensure examinations.   

Don Honorio Ventura State University Facts:

  • DHVSTU has linkages with foreign schools such as Hannam University and Maejo University.
  • Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University has a campus radio station called the DHVTSU Campus Radio 103.9 FM.
  • In 2017, John Vergel Navarette ranked 8th in the June 2017 Architecture Licensure Examination. November of the same year, two of its graduates namely
    Rez Christian Panganiban and Jesse James Figuracion land in the 6th and 10th spot of the Civil Engineer Licensure Examination.  


What programs & courses does Don Honorio Ventura State University offer?

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Where is Don Honorio Ventura State University located?

(Updated as of Jul 18, 2019)

Cabambangan, Bacolor, Pampanga
Contact Number
(045) 458 - 0021 / (045) 458 - 0022
Mobile Number
(Not stated)

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