Tuition

CHED sees tuition, other fee hikes in private HEIs amid pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on June 8, 2020

By DONA MAGSINO, GMA News, 8 Jun 2020 The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Monday said it sees a possible increase in tuition and other fees in the country’s private higher education institutions which were forced to move the start the academic year to August due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Free tuition program to get P35.4 billion

Published by rudy Date posted on August 26, 2019

By Genalyn Kabiling, Manila Bulletin, Aug 26, 2019 The government is planning to spend P35.4 billion to implement the free college tuition program, P20 billion to build classrooms, and P12.6 billion for learning resources next year.

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[ANALYSIS] Why the free tuition law is not pro-poor enough

Published by rudy Date posted on February 18, 2019

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DepEd OKs tuition hike in 947 private schools

Published by rudy Date posted on July 1, 2018

by Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star), July 1, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has approved the request of 947 private elementary and high schools to increase tui­tion this school year.

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Only 78 LUCs covered by free tuition law

Published by rudy Date posted on March 16, 2018

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DepEd approves hikes in tuition, other fees in 1,246 private schools

Published by rudy Date posted on May 25, 2015

The Department of Education has approved tuition and miscellaneous fees increases by 1,246 private schools that offer basic education.

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CHED allows tuition hike in 313 schools

Published by rudy Date posted on May 20, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the applications of 313 private higher education institutions (HEIs) to increase tuition and other school fees for the incoming academic year, slightly higher than the number approved last year.

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CHED allows tuition, miscellaneous fee hike in 313 private schools

Published by rudy Date posted on May 19, 2015

The Commission on Higher Education on Tuesday approved the proposals of 313 private higher education institutions (HEIs) in the country to increase tuition and other school fees for the next academic year.

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CHED hit for lenient rules on tuition hike

Published by rudy Date posted on May 8, 2015

Militant youth groups criticized the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for allegedly being lenient on higher education institutions (HEIs) that intend to raise tuition this coming school year. “CHED’s claim that it has a strict mechanism in deciding tuition hike applications is nothing but a cacophony of lies,” National Union of Students of the Philippines…

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CHED okays tuition hikes in 171 colleges and universities

Published by rudy Date posted on May 20, 2014

The Commission on Higher Education has allowed 171 colleges and universities nationwide to increase their tuition rates, a report from GMA’s “24-Oras” said Tuesday.

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Youth groups set to file charges vs. CHED officials for gross negligence

Published by rudy Date posted on May 19, 2014

Representatives from Kabataan party-list and several student organizations are set to file administrative charges against officials of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) next week due to their alleged failure to act on pending tuition complaints.

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Students slam Aquino’s ‘noynoying’ on tuition hike

Published by rudy Date posted on May 17, 2014

THE League of Filipino Students (LFS) has condemned the Aquino administration for its position on tuition increases, saying its suggestion for students to enroll in state colleges and universities (SUCs) would not solve the problem.

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353 universities seek tuition hike

Published by rudy Date posted on May 10, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 353 private universities and colleges have filed petitions to increase their tuition and other fees this coming school year, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said yesterday.

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18 Region 6 colleges, universities apply for tuition hike

Published by rudy Date posted on March 17, 2014

BACOLOD CITY , Philippines – At least 18 private and public colleges and universities in Region 6 (Western Visayas) have applied for tuition hike for academic year 2014-2015.

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1,257 schools hike tuition, other fees

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2013

A TOTAL of 1,257 institutions of learning—903 private elementary and high schools and 354 private colleges and universities—have been allowed to raise their tuition and other fees this year.

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95 NCR colleges, universities seek hikes in tuition, other fees

Published by rudy Date posted on March 25, 2013

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — At least 95 institutions of higher learning in the National Capital Region have applied with the Commission on Higher Education for increases in their tuition and other fees in the next academic year, Kabataan party-list said.

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As graduation season begins, Kristel Tejada is laid to rest and remembered; UP promises reform

Published by rudy Date posted on March 23, 2013

UP Manila freshman Kristel Tejada was to be laid to rest on Saturday, just as graduation season began for practically the entire nation.

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267 HEIs to raise tuition this year, CHED reports

Published by rudy Date posted on June 6, 2012

SOME 267 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are set to increase tuition this year, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said on Wednesday.

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Catholic schools likely to raise tuition too

Published by rudy Date posted on March 13, 2012

CHURCH-RUN educational institutions may also increase tuition fees next school year as a nationwide group of Catholic schools backed its members’ assertion that a hike would be inevitable because “quality education is expensive.”

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State schools allowed to raise tuition, other charges

Published by rudy Date posted on October 11, 2011

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has issued a new policy and guidelines allowing schools to increase their tuition and other charges next year to help them make more money, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said Monday.

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No law needed vs. ‘bogus’ school fees

Published by rudy Date posted on June 9, 2011

DESPITE the uproar of student groups and lawmakers over alleged abuse in collection of miscellaneous fees, the Commission on Higher Education said there is no need for a law governing the collection of such fees.

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CHED drawing up framework to rationalize miscellaneous fees

Published by rudy Date posted on June 3, 2011

Manila, Philippines – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is drawing up a framework to rationalize the miscellaneous fees charged by colleges and universities in the country to address concerns of exorbitant and so-called ridiculous fees.

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More colleges, universities raise tuition

Published by rudy Date posted on June 1, 2011

MANILA, Philippines –  A total of 324 colleges and universities have raised their tuition for school year 2011-2012. Data from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) showed the average tuition hike was 14.37 percent, up from the 10 percent posted last April.

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Solon asks Senate to probe ‘hidden charges’ in tuition hikes imposed by some private schools

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2011

Sen. Manuel Villar Jr. has called on the Upper Chamber leadership to conduct an inquiry into the reported “hidden charges” in tuition and increases in miscellaneous fees being imposed by some private schools.

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Senate poises probe on schools’ ‘ridiculous fees’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2011

ABUSIVE private schools that continue to raise tuition fees hiding under the skirt of deregulation will be going through a wringer in aid of legislation of the Senate committee on Education, Arts and Culture.

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‘Most Caraga SCUs have raised tuition

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2011

BUTUAN CITY, Philippines – Most state-run colleges and universities in the Caraga region have raised their tuition and other school fees, the regional office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said yesterday. Dr. Julius Sol Jamero, chief administrative officer of CHED-Caraga, said the recent cut in the annual budget of state-owned colleges and universities…

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Militants score CHED for lying on school fee hikes

Published by rudy Date posted on May 23, 2011

MANILA, Philippines –  The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) lambasted the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) yesterday for making a false claim that there was no fee increase at state universities and colleges (SUCs) all over the country.

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‘Hidden fees add to students’ woes’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2011

MANILA, Philippines—From separate energy and air-conditioning fees to Internet and e-mail fees, college enrollment charges seem to be getting longer and more burdensome. A youth group monitoring colleges and universities nationwide yesterday noted that in addition to the rising tuition in private colleges and universities, miscellaneous fees have been padding education costs with “hidden fees”…

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Catholic schools justify high tuition

Published by rudy Date posted on May 21, 2011

A GROUP of Roman Catholic schools on Friday defended its move to increase tuition for the coming school year as it admitted that rates its members offer are comparatively “higher” than those of state universities and colleges in the country.

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300 private universities, colleges raising tuition

Published by rudy Date posted on May 19, 2011

THE Commission on Higher Education said Wednesday two of every five high-school graduates may not move on to college this year as around 300 private colleges and universities would be increasing their tuition by up to 15 percent.

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