Batanes State College

Posted in Batanes
March 15, 2022

Batanes State College is public school in Basco Batanes that offers free education in various degree programs and courses for College Students.

The Batanes State College has been granted the benefits of free tuition and miscellaneous fees for its qualified college students by the Unified Student Financial Assistance System (UNIFAST) per the provision of RA 10931, otherwise known as Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.

It is mandated to provide collegiate level occupational, technological, and professional training in the fields of fishery, agriculture, environmental sciences, and other related fields of study. It is also mandated to provide special instruction for special purposes, promote research and extension services in the various disciplines and areas of specialization and provide progressive leadership in its areas of specialization. Its main campus is located in Basco, Batanes.

Batanes State College

Address: Washington Street., Brgy San Antonio, Basco, Batanes, Philippines
Contact No: 0919-893200; 09357011563
School Head: Ms. Vilma D. Baccay, Mstm – President
Year Established:  1967
Sector: Public
Type: SUC Main
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Academic Programs

Here is the list of available Courses Offered in “Batanes State College” in Basco, Batanes.

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
    Ladderized Education Program:

    • Housekeeping NC II
    • Food and Beverage Services NC II
    • Bread and pastry Production NC II
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Fisheries Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
    • Major in Science
    • Major in Mathematics
    • Major in English
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology
    • Major in Electronics Technology
    • Major in Architectural Technology
    • Major in Automotive Technology


The Batanes School of Arts and Trades was established in 1967 by virtue of R.A. No. 4009. It was opened on august 7, 1967 with an initial appropriation of php 250,000.00 permanent buildings were constructed out of the capital outlay duly appropriated by the national government.

In 1969-1971, the school was accredited to offer post secondary trade technical courses. Graduates of this course were confirmed with the title of associate in industrial technology.

The school opened the BSAT Annex in Uyugan in 1982. On august 22, 2000, the annex school was separated from the mother school and was converted to general comprehensive high school by virtue of R.A. No. 8854.

On March 1, 1995, the school was converted to Batanes Polytechnic College by virtue of R.A. No. 7921. The college indefinitely closed the non-ladderized courses and offered degree courses. On June 11, 2001, the college was granted full authority by the Regional TESDA office under TVET program to offer this two-year computer programming course.

On august 7, 2004, republic act no. 9314 converted the school into Batanes State College.

Enrollment Requirements:
Old/Returning Students:

  • Medical Clearance (get from BSC Nurse)
  • School ID (Most recent)
  • General Clearance (Fully accomplished)

Professional Education Units:

  • 1 Long Folder (with paper fastener)
  • 1 Transcript of Records (photocopy)
  • 1 Certificate of Live Birth (Photocopy)

New Enrollees:

  • Medical Clearance (get from BSC Nurse)
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character (Original and 2 Photocopies)
  • ID Pictures (2 pcs, 1×1, Blue Background with Nameplate)
  • Long Folder (2 pcs, with paper fastener)
  • Certificate of Live Birth (3 Photocopies)
  • Marriage Contract (1 photocopy, for married female only)

Additional Requirements:


  • F-138 (Report Card) – Original and 3 Photocopies


  • Certificated of Grades/Transcript of Records
  • Honorable Dismissal
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