RMTU Sta. Cruz Campus Campus Map
Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, commonly referred to as RMTU is a state university. The Ramon Magsaysay Technological University is a government funded higher education institution in Zambales established in 1910. The main campus of the university is located in the Municipality of Iba, Province of Zambales. The university is named after the province’s greatest son and former President of the Republic of the Philippines, President Ramon Magsaysay. It has also satellite campuses in the municipalities of Sta. Cruz, Candelaria, Masinloc, Botolan, San Marcelino, Castillejos all in the province of Zambales. The university also offers nursing courses at the Mondriaan Aura College in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Business Administration at the Wesleyan College of Manila under a consortium program.
The Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, a merger of three public education institutions in the province of Zambales, was established by virtue of Republic Act 8498, enacted on February 12, 1998 through the initiative of Congressman Antonio M. Diaz. The University Charter integrated the former Ramon Magsaysay Polytechnic College (RMPC) in Iba, the former Western Luzon Agricultural College (WLAC) in San Marcelino, and the former Candelaria School of Fisheries (CSF) in Candelaria. The strengths of its parent-institutions, which had existed since the early 1900s, served as RMTU’s springboard for its accelerated growth and development.