Pangasinan State University,
commonly known as PSU
, is a province-wide state university system established in 1979. The institution came into being through the promulgation of Presidential Decree 1497
, which then led to the integration of seven (7) academic institutions in the province. At present, the PSU have eight satellite campuses located in the cities of Alaminos
, San Carlos
, Sta. Maria
, and Asingan
. The PSU also has an Open University
system that provides distance learning programs for its students.
Home to over 20,000 students, PSU strives to develop its programs to be innovative, globally competent, of high principle and moral value, and capable of catering to the needs of the industry, public service, and civil society. By 2020, it envisions itself
to be an ASEAN Premier State University.