Pursuant to the Republic Act 10931 also known The Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, the Philippine law institutionalizes free tuition and exemption from other fees in state universities and colleges (SUCs), and local universities and colleges (LUCs) in the Philippines. Henceforth, all students enrolled in the university are free of charge. In addition to this the lowest 24.13% cohort of students in terms of income are provoded with additional living allowances.
University Anti Poverty Programs
The university anti poverty programs aims to support students belonging to the 20% of the household income group by providing food, housing, transportation and legal services to enable them to complete their studies.LNU Scholarship, Grants and Financial Assistance Programs
Community Anti Poverty Programs
The university provides outreach programs to the community that could help alleviate poverty through special assistance supporting the start-up of financially and socially sustainable businesses by providing relevant education or resources like mentorship programmes, training workshops and access to university facilities.Community Anti Poverty Programs
Leyte Normal University is one with the aim of producing an environment that will be compliant with the Sustainable Development Goals specifically SDG1 which is on No Poverty. From 2017 to the present, the university produced a total of 31 research studies and were utilized based on citations. Of these publications, there were two research studies related to No poverty co-authored with an individual coming from a low-middle income country. It is a continuing vision of the university to produce more studies in the future that would call for the eradication of poverty in all its manifestations and will benefit people everywhere, including the poorest and the marginalized sectors of the community.