Central Philippines State University

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Central Philippines State University
Pamantasang Estado ng Gitnang Pilipinas
CPSU official logo seal.jpg
Former names
Negros Occidental National Agricultural School / Negros Occidental Agricultural College / Negros State College of Agriculture
Motto "Today is better than yesterday and tomorrow is better than today"
Type State university, nonsectarian
Established 1946
President Freddie C. Maningo, Ph.D, CPA
Location Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines (Main)
Website http://www.cpsu.edu.ph

The Central Philippines State University (CPSU), formerly known as Negros State College of Agriculture, is a public state university in the Philippines. Its main campus is located in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.[1]


CPSU started as Negros Occidental Agricultural School (NONAS) and was dubbed as the 1st Agricultural Institution in the country establish by a Filipino Superintendent in the name of Jose F. Crisanto immediately after World War II in 1946.

The institution was converted to Negros Occidental Agricultural College (NOAC) by virtue of Presidential Authority on September 6, 1977. NOAC then was converted into state college known as the Negros State College of Agriculture (NSCA) by virtue of R.A. 9141 date July 3, 2001.

By virtue of the Republic Act (R.A.) 10228, NSCA was converted to Central Philippines State University in 2012.


CPSU has 9 colleges namely:

  • College of Agriculture
  • College of Animal Science
  • College of Forestry
  • College of Teacher Education
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Computer Studies
  • College of Criminal Justice Education

The institution also offers Graduate Studies such as Master's degree and Doctorate degree.


  1. ^ Philippine Republic Act No. 9141 Section 1

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