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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the application of more than 200 private colleges and universities throughout the country for tuition hikes in this coming school year, a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM said Tuesday.


MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the application of more than 200 private colleges and universities throughout the country for tuition hikes in this coming school year, a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM said Tuesday.

The report quoted CHED media officer Abe Lisaca as saying that 222 private colleges, 33 of which from the National Capital Region, have been allowed to hike their fees from 8 percent to 15 percent.

It said 34 more applications from various private tertiary schools have yet to be decided upon.

Out of the 2247 private higher education institutions in the Philippines, Lisaca said 301 applied for tuition increases this year.

The most number of approved tuition increase were from Region 11 (Southern Mindanao) with 41, followed by Region 4A (Southern Tagalog) with 36, and NCR (Metro Manila) with 33. –  Jamie Marie Elona


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Tags: Commission on Higher Education , Philippine education , school year 2010-2013 , Tuition hikes


  • antonioluna

    CHED is nothing but a commissioner to private schools

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

      And what is your beloved NOYNOYING president doing???

      • antonioluna

        like a natural being be it human or animal, protecting their own, kailangan pa bang itanong yan, napaghahalatang ang babaw mo mag isip hehehe

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7YBRPAQD6ACCRBKAYXOXFDX75Y goodguy

    The president should step on this matter and discuss with the commission on higher education ways to avoid tuition fees increases for the benefits of our poor family ‘s that could hardly afford to send their children to college. Maawa naman tayo sa mahihirap nating kababayan na nagsisikap na maka ahon sa kahirapan.

  • WeAry_Bat

    Hirap talaga o..K12 na nga, dagdagan pa.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IS6KI2U7EDZS6D2Q7MZ3Z6CAME Lila

    i hope this increase means their students after graduating found a job or created a business for themselves.. there are schools out there is not even teaching their students the right way all their students are so behind of other schools but then ask the CHED to have increase in tuition fees.. I think CHED should put into their rules that the school can only ask for increase if there is 100% assimilation of their students to the labor market. Some students I know after graduating a B.S degree becomes nothing.. useless 4 years of tuition

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7YBRPAQD6ACCRBKAYXOXFDX75Y goodguy

      I agree with you 100%.

  • Pinoy_Reich

    I think its time to tax those Catholic run schools.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q55QQJZTH3F5IF26RUZ44CYKIU Sky Blue

       eh di lalong tataas ang tuition fee, kpag pinatawan sila ng tax, it’s either mg papataas sila ng tuition o magsasara.. mangyayari mapupuno ang mga public schools,

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q55QQJZTH3F5IF26RUZ44CYKIU Sky Blue

      bka lalong tataas tuition fee dun, or either magsara sila… mapupuno ang mga public schools…

  • Juan De la Cruz

    Can you print the list or provide the list?  At least we can choose if we still want to enroll our kids to those schools….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_45JILQG7F4OG3RZLCL6R37OHCA Rommel

    Rising costs in living and now in education will surely cost us our chances of developing.  Noynoy’s baseless claims of Philippines development under his stead is easily debunked by “developments” as these.  The cost of my education in UP Diliman ten years ago was a third of what it costs now for new students.  I’m sure the same can be said for private schools.  The Noynoy administration is concentrating too much on turning us into some US Military base against China instead of focusing on key development projects for the Philippines. We’re not going to develop if we’re always going to settle for foreign dole outs.  We should build a strong domestic economy free from foreign dictates and manipulation.

  • dead_pixel

    Manahimik kayo!
    Ito ang tuwid na daan, ayon sa retarded ninyong pangulo!
    PWEEE!

  • Hfxwst

    Given that the top university is UP, and it only ranked 136 on the international rankings last year, what improvements have been made to justify an increase in tuition fees?

    We don’t want to be paying more for poorer education?  All our students already have to re-qualify for certification once they leave the Philippines.

    • rem_rod

       baka 336. hindi 136. No Philippine university ranks inside the magic 300.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

    Only the pan ty is going down sa tuwid na daan….

  • http://twitter.com/gregson8000 Gregory Robinson

    This is NOT a time to copy what the United States has been doing for years. Education is NOT affordable to most people, and as tuition gets higher and higher, the government has to start subsidizing it……a very wasteful circle of corruption.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CZS2DG54GHTF7WV34AKNR6JSRE ferds

    Walang silbi yang CHEd na yan, ang trabaho lang nyan at mag approve ng mag approve ng tuition fee hike every year.     BULOK ANG EDUCATION SYSTEM DITO, kulilat sa Asia.  
    UP, La salle, Ateneo ngek wala nga sa top 100 school sa Asia ang nga ito.   bulooooook.

    • rem_rod

       UP=332
      Ateneo=360
      La salle=351-600

  • rem_rod

     Ala pang ginawang maganda itong CHED na ito. Dapat dito i-abolish ng tuluyan. Education is really expensive anywhere you go. Ang problema, our brand of education is below par compare to those in other countries and yet the tuition is almost the same. Universities natin textbook base pa rin while others are moving into research base education. may narinig ba tayo sa CHED na yan na dapat e review ang standards of learning ng mga unibersidad? Wala. Palaki lang ng mga b……



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