University of Southern Mindanao

Bai Matabay Plang Avenue Poblacion, Kabacan, North Cotabato
PHP 8,000 to 22,000


(Updated as of Jul 18, 2018)

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Computer Laboratory

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Audio-Visual Rooms

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What does University of Southern Mindanao stand for?

University of Southern Mindanao (USM) is a state university established in 1954 by Bai Hadja Fatima Matabay Plang as the Mindanao Institute of Technology in Kabacan, Cotabato. USM earned its university status on March 13, 1978 and currently has satellite campuses in Kidapawan City and Buluan, Maguindanao.

USM prides itself on providing quality degree programs in science and technology through research, advanced studies, training, and other academic-related activities. USM offers a wide array of courses and is well-known for its agricultural programs.

USM is composed of diverse colleges that cater to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs: Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computing, Human Ecology and Food Sciences, Industry and Technology, Veterinary Medicine, Health Sciences, Business. Development Economics, and Management,
the Middle East and Asian Studies, Physical Education and Recreation, as well as Religion and Theology.

USM offers 21 certificate courses for interested applicants with topics varying from the following: (a) Agriculture, (b) Teacher Education, (c) Professional and Technical Courses, (d) Medical and Healthcare, (e) Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary.

University of Southern Mindanao has been recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Excellence for Agriculture and Center of Development for Biology and Veterinary. It is also an ISO 9001:2008-Certified for Design, Development, and Provision of Tertiary Education.

University of Southern Mindanao Fact:

  • During the 2016 Agriculturist Licensure Examination, USM graduates Saudi Mangindra (BSA-Plant Pathology) and Edgel Escomen (BSA-Soil Science) bagged the 6th and 7th ranks respectively.

What programs & courses does University of Southern Mindanao offer?

Choosing the right program can help you set your future goals and visualize where you want to be. Whether you want to be an engineer, a teacher, an accountant, or you want to level up in your profession, making yourself informed with the right choices will surely back you up in the future. Are you ready to map your career with University of Southern Mindanao? Make the best decision in choosing the right path for you, click through the list of programs offered by University of Southern Mindanao below:

Centers of Excellence & Development

COE Centers of Excellence


COD Centers of Development

Veterinary Medicine

Where is University of Southern Mindanao located?

(Updated as of Jul 18, 2018)

Bai Matabay Plang Avenue Poblacion, Kabacan, North Cotabato
Contact Number
(+6364) 572-2138
Mobile Number
(Not stated)

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