Enrolment hits 11 thousand

Considering the inflow of the students who completed the K-12 Program, the enrolment for  all ISAT U campuses for tertiary education for the First Semester, Academic Year 2018-2019 reached 11, 776.

Iloilo City Campus has recorded 6,916 enrollees while the external campuses has 4,860 (Miagao Campus- 2,828; Leon Campus-1,006; Barotac Nuevo Campus-532; and Dumangas Campus- 494).

At Iloilo City Campus, the College of Industrial Technology has the highest number of enrollees at 1,938, followed by the College of Arts and Sciences with 1,278; College of Engineering and Architecture 1, 226 and the College of Education, 1,070.

When clustered as to discipline,   Engineering and Technology courses has the most number of enrollees (4,544).  It is followed by Education Science and Teacher Training (2,141), Information Technology and Related Discipline (1,840), Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (1,006), Business Management (548), Architecture and Town Planning (363), Social and Behavioral Sciences (326), Trade Craft and Industrial (273), Mathematics (140) and Maritime Education (138). The Junior and Senior High School accounted for 898 students.

It was also noted that the full implementation of Republic Act 10931 or The Universal Access to Free Higher Education has attracted students to enroll at ISAT U. The data showed that total applicants for AY 2018-2019 were 6,848 which is the highest in the last five years. However, due to the university’s strict admission policy, only 2,401 freshmen were admitted which is the lowest in percentage over the same period.