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LIST: Top 10 most expensive colleges, universities in the Philippines 2015


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MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has released the detailed status of tuition fee and other school fees for academic year 2015 - 2016. Across all regions, the list of top 10 most expensive colleges and universities and actual figures were also revealed today.

Top 10 most expensive colleges, universities in the Philippines 2015

Private non-sectarian institution Enderun Colleges, which is located in McKinley Hill, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) topped the list for the most expensive undergraduate education the Philippines. Enderun is known for the degree and non-degree programs in International Hospitality Management, Business Administration and Information Systems and Entrepreneurship.

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University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) and De La Salle University (DLSU) placed second and third respectively according to the collected data.

Meanwhile, CHED said it has approved the applications of 313 private higher education institutions (HEIs) comprising 6.48% nationwide average increase in tuition fee and miscellaneous fees.

The 283 HEIs or 16% of total private HEIs will increase tuition fees while 212 or 12.60% will increase other school fees.

For tuition, there is an average increase of 6.17% or the equivalent of PhP29.86 per unit while for other school fees the increase is 6.55% or the equivalent of PhP135.60. These figures are down from last year’s PhP35.66 or 8.13% for tuition and PhP141.55 or 7.97% for other school fees.

In the regions with the highest number of HEIs, the average per unit increase in tuition is PhP32.34 or 4.52% for NCR, PhP37.36 or 5.26% for Region IV-A, and PhP35.60 or 6.87% for Region III. For other school fees the increases are PhP34.79 or 4.01% for NCR, PhP501.67 or 5.26% for Region IV-A and PhP556.13 or 6.65% for Region III. There were no applications for increase in other school fees in Regions II, V, VII and X.

There were no approved increases in Yolanda affected Region VIII.

Here's the top 10 list of most expensive colleges, universities in the Philippines this 2015 ( data courtesy of ABS-CBN News/CHED)

1. Enderun Colleges - PHP 250,000 to 320,000 per year
Basic Tuition: PHP 115,116.30 for local students
Basic Tuition: PHP 149,729.30 for foreign students

2. University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) - PHP 225,000 to 300,000 per year
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 111,591 per semester (23 UNITS)

3. De La Salle University (DLSU) - PHP 196,000 to 230,000
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 65,148 per term (College of Education - Lowest) to 76,233 per term (College of Engineering - Highest)

4. Center for International Education (CIE) - PHP 180,000 - 280,000 per year
Regular School Fees:
PHP 141,724.50 per semester
PHP 89,224.50 per semester (CIE Filipino National Scholars)

5. De La Salle College of Saint Benilde (DLS- CSB) - PHP 180,000 to 240,000 per year
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 60,000 to 80,000 per term x 3 terms

6. iAcademy - PHP 181,000 to 211,000 per year
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 60,230 to 70,000 per term x 3 terms

7. Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) - PHP 180,000 per year
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 89,120.40 per semester

8. San Beda College - PHP 146,000 to 155,000 per year
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 73,000 to 77,000 per semester

9. Miriam College (MC) - PHP 120,000 to 160,000 per year
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 60,000 to 80,000 per semester

10. Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) - PHP 130,000 to 140,000
Tuition and other Fees Per Term: PHP 35,000 per quarter x 4 quarters

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