About BulSU

BULACAN STATE UNIVERSITY (BulSU) is the premiere state-operated institution of higher learning in the Cenral Luzon region. It originated as a secondary school run by the Americans in 1904, and has now progressed into one of the biggest educational institutions in Region III. BulSU was converted from a college into a University in 1993 by virtue of Republic Act 7665. Since then, BulSU has grown by leaps and bounds, in terms of program offerings, faculty qualification, and student enrolment. It is the vision of the University to be a knowledge-generating institution globally recognized for excellent instruction, pioneering research, and responsive community engagement. The University has also maintained the existence of four external campuses within the province namely Meneses Campus, Hagonoy Campus, Sarmiento Campus, and Bustos Campus

The University has been consistently producing highly professional, ethical, and service-oriented individuals who perform well in board examinations with impressive results consistently exceeding the National Passing Rate and become potent driving force in the industries in the region and beyond. BulSU has recently received its ISO 9001:2015 Certification, passed the Level II Institutional Accreditation while 50 academic programs of the different Colleges are already accredited by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities (AACCUP), Inc. This was made possible through the persistent hardwork and resolute service of its 1,138 faculty members and 476 non-teaching personnel who relentlessly cater and furnish the needs of our 35,958 students.

Vision and Mission


Bulacan State University is a progressive knowledge-generating institution globally recognized for excellent instruction, pioneering research, and responsive community engagements


Bulacan State University exists to produce highly competent, ethical and service-oriented professionals that contribute to the sustainable socio-economic growth and development of the nation


Provide Relevant Quality and Accessible Education

The university is committed to provide education that is accessible to deserving and qualified students through internationally-recognized and industry-responsive programs set in a 21st century learning environment.

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Innovative and Responsive Research and Public Engagement

The research program and extension program of Bulacan State University are a result of close collaboration with national agencies and frequent consultation with the industries, LGUs and citizenry of the province and the region.

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BulSU in Regional Development

Playing a greater role in regional development affairs is the logical consequence of the commitment of the university to expand the productive capacity of citizenry. The university is the breeding ground of tomorrow's experts and the chief agency for human capital formation. Thus, BulSU envisions itself in the thick of regional efforts. Toward this end, the following imperatives were deemed exigent: actively informing regional development policies; strengthening public-private partnerships; strengthening research capability; exposing students to overseas education and capacitating external stakeholders.

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Sound Financial Management

Sound financial management ensures sufficient resources for the institution's programs and projects towards the attainment of its goals. Implementation of effective financial management system to include financial planning and forecasting, analysis and accounting prevents imprudent use of funds and guarantees the University's fiscal health and growth. In the next five years the financial requirements of BulSU amounts to Php 3.2 billion.

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Good Governance

Bulacan State University is at the threshold of dynamic change as it seeks its rightful place in the evolving Philippine higher education along the backdrop of globalizing education and knowledge, innovation-driven national and global economy. Rising above the challenges of a relevant, excellent university contributing to the attainment of a sustainable and equitable development of the region and country, it is poised to transform itself to global prominence in instruction, pioneering research and responsive community engagements. The development of highly competent, ethical and service-oriented graduates contributing to national development shall serve as the hallmark of excellent academic programs of Bulacan State University.

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BulSU History

The Bulacan State University started as an intermediate school in 1904. It was established during the early years Of the American occupation by virtue of Act 74 of the Philippine Commission in 1901, which created the then Department of Public Instruction with the mandate to establish schools in every pueblo of the country and reorganize those already existing. Instructions in the intermediate schools established during that time were supplemented with trade or industrial instruction.

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The University President

Dr. Cecilia S. Navasero-Gascon is no stranger to being a pioneer of change. Her previous feat of transforming a small college into a state University in Region IVA is only overshadowed by her current tenure in revitalizing and strategic running of Bulacan State University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Forestry and Silviculture from the University of the Philippines Diliman. She also has a Doctor of Business Administration degree from the American Heritage University of San Bernardino California, and a Ph. D. in Educational Leadership (Honoris Causa) from Akamai University in Hilo Hawaii.

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Quality Policy

We at Bulacan State University (BulSU) are committed to provide excellent instruction, research and extension services.

We shall implement an internationally recognized management system in all aspects of our operations, processes and services in line with our commitment and in achieving our objectives.

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Executive Officials

Dr. Teody C. San Andres

Executive Vice President

Engr. Erwin DR. Magsakay

Vice President for Research, Development and Extension

Dr. Jaime P. Pulumbarit

Vice President for Administration and Finance

Dr. Edgardo M. Santos

Vice President for Academic Affairs