Caraga State University continues to serve the Caraga Region through the delivery of accredited programs and relevant diploma, associate, undergraduate and graduate courses. Its growth as an academic community is exemplified in the increase in the number of enrollees, the rise of new infrastructure, the revision and strengthening of programs offered, the consistency of linkage established, and the development of the teaching force through the faculty development program.
Being the first State University in the whole of Caraga Region, Caraga State University strives and see to it that the education acquired by the students meet the standards of excellence and quality possible. The University has a very strong Faculty force where twenty-three percent (23%) holds appropriate Doctorate Degrees and the rest with Master's Degrees.
The University, through its various programs, equip its students with the knowledge and skills that are significant and responsive to the demands of the industry especially in the Caraga Region.
The University is accredited by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP) as well as the Commission of Higher Education (CHED). The Caraga State University is now:
Level II Accredited in Elementary and Secondary Education Programs, Agricultural Technology and Agri-Business Management, Animal Production Technology and Farm Mechanization
Candidate Status in Environmental Science, Biology and Geodetic Engineering Programs
A delivering institution of CHED-HEDP-FDP for MS Math
A Center of Development (COD) status for the BS Mathematics Program
Compared to other schools in the whole region, Caraga State University offers quality higher education at low cost. Per BOT Resolution Number 02-13 Series of 2010, the tuition fees for every college for the incoming freshmen are as follows:
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS): Php200.00 / unit
College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT): Php250.00 / unit
College of Science Education (CSE): Php200.00 / unit
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR): Php 200.00 / unit