Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC)

Central Luzon State University campusFounded in 1907 as a farm school, CLSU became a university in 1964. Today, it is among the leading universities in the Philippines renowned for its achievements in the agriculture and related fields.

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CLSU International Journal of Science and Technology (IJST)
CLSU International Journal of Education and Development Studies (IJEDS)


CLSU is located in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, about 150 kilometers north of Manila, Philippines.

Strategic Strength:

CLSU is a nationally recognized center of excellence in agriculture, agricultural engineering, biology, fisheries, teacher education and veterinary medicine. It is one of the foremost research-oriented universities in the country with rapidly expanding international visibility.


CLSU has 10 degree-granting units: College of Agriculture; College of Arts and Social Sciences; College of Business Administration and Accountancy; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Fisheries; College of Home Science and Industry; College of Science; College of Veterinary Science and Medicine; and Distance, Open, and Transnational Education University (DOT-Uni)

Study Programs:

CLSU offers 32 undergraduate, 13 doctoral and 25 master's degree programs in natural, agricultural and environmental sciences, engineering and information technology, mathematics, education, business, social sciences, development communication and the humanities.

Student Population:

Around 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll in CLSU each semester.

Faculty Strength:

CLSU has 476 faculty members.

Research Institute Complement:

CLSU has 15 centers, institutes, and specialized facilities for research and development. Three national government agencies with research functions are also headquartered in the campus.

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Contact Us

  • UC Secretariat
  • Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)
  • College, Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines
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    • Manila Line: +63 2 8657 1300 to 02
    • Laguna Line: +63 49 554 9330 to 39
      +63 49 536 2290 local 2200 to 2203
  • Fax: +63 49 536 7097