Capiz State University

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Capiz State University
Pamantasang Estado ng Capiz
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Former names
Panay State Polytechnic College (Dec. 4, 1980 - Mar. 21, 2004)
Type State university
Established December 4, 1980
President Dr. Editha Alfon
Location Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Suburban; One Main Campus, Roxas City Campus

Rural; Ten Satellite Campus, Burias Campus, Burias Campus, Dumarao Campus, Dayao Campus, Poblacion Mambusao, Campus, Pontevedra Campus, Pilar Campus, Sapian Campus, Sigma Campus, Tapaz Campus
Nickname CAPSU

The Capiz State University is a public university in the Philippines. It is mandated to provide instruction and training in agriculture, fishery and forestry, science and technology, arts and humanities, education and other fields. It is also mandated to undertake research, extension services and production activities.[1] The center of administration of the university is located at Roxas City.[2]


Batas Pambansang Blg. 91, signed by Pres. Ferdinand E. Marcos on December 4, 1980, merged the Mambusao Agricultural and Technical College (MATEC) and the Capiz Agricultural and Fishery School (CAFS) to become the Panay State Polytechnic College (PSPC).

On August 29, 1981, Dr. Ernesto V. Botin took his oath of office as first PSPC president and was reappointed in 1986 by President Corazon C. Aquino and his term ended on July 24, 1993.

Dr. Anthony N. Navarrosa, the executive vice-president, served as OIC until the appointment of the second president, Dr. Rochellir D. Dadivas took effect on October 12, 1994.

On November 4, 1998 the Capiz Institute of Technology became an integral part of the system as approved in the 54th Regular Board Meeting held at the CHED Conference Room, San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City; however, the official turnover was on October 25, 1999 while the Sigma College of Science and Technology was formally turned over on December 19, 2000.

On September 15, 2000, the Board of Trustees approved the new organizational structure of the College with three (3) existing units, namely: the Roxas City Unit, the Mambusao Unit and the Pontevedra Unit. Each unit was headed by a chancellor.

The Mambusao Unit has six satellite campuses: the Burias Campus in Mambusao, Sapian Campus in Sapian, Tapaz Campus in Tapaz, Sigma Campus in Sigma, Dumarao Campus in Dumarao and Poblacion Mambusao Campus in Mambusao.

Pontevedra Unit has Pontevedra Campus in Pontevedra and Pilar Campus in Pilar while, the Roxas City Unit has the Roxas City Main Campus and the Dayao Campus.

Republic Act #9273 converted the Panay State Polytechnic College in the Province of Capiz into Capiz State University by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on March 21, 2004 at the Capiz Provincial Capitol, Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines.

On July 7, 2008, Dr. Editha L. Magallanes became the third president of the University and also the first lady president of the Capiz State University. In 2009, the chancellor positions of the three units were abolished and each campus was headed by a campus administrator.

The Center for Administration of the University was in Roxas City Campus while the Center for Academic Affairs was in the Mambusao, Poblacion Campus.

Capiz State University has ten sites located in the first and second districts of Capiz. In the First District of Capiz are the Roxas City Main Campus, Dayao Campus, Pontevedra Campus and Pilar Campus while in the Second District are the Poblacion Mambusao Campus, Burias Campus, Sapian Campus, Dumarao Campus, Sigma Campus and Tapaz Campus.

The governing body of the university is the Board of Regents which is composed of the CHED Commissioner as the chairperson, the University President as vice chairperson, Chairperson of the committee on education, arts and culture of the Senate, Chairperson of the Committee on Higher and Technical Education, House of Representatives, Regional Directors of NEDA. DOST and DA, Presidents of the Federation of the University Student Council, Faculty Federation, Alumni Association and two citizens as members.


  • Roxas City (Main)
  • Dayao, Roxas City, Capiz
  • Dumarao, Capiz
  • Mambusao, Capiz
  • Pilar, Capiz
  • Pontevedra, Capiz
  • Sapian, Capiz
  • Sigma, Capiz
  • Tapaz, Capiz
  • Burias, Mambusao, Capiz


  1. ^ Philippine Republic Act 09273 Section 2
  2. ^ Philippine Republic Act 09273 Section 1

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