CHED allows 56 private HEIs to increase tuition, other school fees for AY 2021-2022

Published January 7, 2022, 12:52 PM

by Merlina Hernando-Malipot

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) approved 56 private Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to increase their tuition and other school fees for Academic Year (AY) 2021-2022.


CHED released the official consolidated list of private HEIs with approved applications to increase tuition and other school fees (TOSF) for AY 2021 – 2022 through a memorandum signed by CHED Chairperson J. Prospero De Vera III on Dec. 6, 2021.

It was issued to CHED officials, Regional Offices, and Presidents/Heads of private universities and colleges nationwide.

De Vera said that the approval of the applications of the 56 HEIs to increase TOSF was under the pertinent provisions of CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 03, s. 2013 and Memorandum from the Office of the Chairperson dated March 24, 2021, regarding the guidelines on the recalibration of Miscellaneous and Other School Fees (MOSF) during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The list was also approved based on the reports on the application of private HEIs (PHEIs) for the increase in tuition and other school fees of fifteen (15) CHED Regional Offices (CHEDROs) and by virtue of Commission en Banc (CEB) Resolution Nos. 645-2021 dated Oct. 12, 2021, and 683-2021 dated Nov. 9, 2021.

Based on the consolidated list released by CHED, private universities and colleges HEIs in 11 regions have been allowed to increase their TOSF: Region 1 (eight HEIs); Region III (seven HEIs); Region IV – (three HEIs); Region V (five HEIs); Region VI (four HEIs); Region VII (one HEI); Region IX (one HEI); Region X (nine HEIs); Region XI (three HEIs); and CAR (one HEI).

In the National Capital Region (NCR), CHED allowed a hike in tuition and other school fees for 14 HEIs.

Here’s the list of HEIs approved by CHED to increase TOSF for this academic year:

Region 1
1. Asbury College Inc.
2. Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Manaoag
3. Dagupan Colleges Foundation
4. La Union College of Science and Technology, Inc.
5. Lorma Colleges
6. Northern Christian College
7. Northern Philippines College for Maritime Science and Technology
8. Virgen Milagrosa University

Region III
1. Concepcion Holy Cross College
2. Dr. Gloria D. Lacsn Foundation Colleges, Inc.
3. Mary The Queen College (Pampanga), Inc.
4. Midway Colleges, Inc.
5. Mount Carmel Baler
6. Pampanga Colleges
7. Santa Rita College of Pampanga, Inc.

Region IV
1. Colegio De San Agustin
2. De La Salle Lipa
3. Malayan Colleges Laguna

Region V
1. Alfelor Sr. Memorial College, Inc. De Gallego Camarines Sur
2. Holy Trinity College of Cam. Sur, Bato Camarines Sur
3. Our Lady of Lourdes College Foundation, Daet, Camarines Norte
4. Siena College Tigaoan, Inc., Tigaon, Camarines Sur
5. University of Northeastern Philippines, Iriga City

Region VI
1. Central Philippine University
2. St. Therese – MTC Colleges – La Fiesta
3. St. Therese – MTC Colleges – Magdalo
4. St. Therese – MTC Colleges – Tigbauan

Region VII
1. Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine, Inc.

Region IX
1. Marian College

Region X
1. Gingoog City Colleges, Inc.
2. Misamis University – Oroquieta
3. Misamis University – Ozamiz
4. North Central Mindanao College
5. Our Lady of Triumph Institute of Technology
6. Philippine College Foundation
7. Roman C. Villalon Memorial Colleges
8. Southern Capital College
9. Stella Maris College

Region XI
1. Holy Child College of Davao
2. Holy Cross Davao College
3. University of Mindanao

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
1. Saint Louis College of Bulanao

National Capital Region (NCR)
1. Adamson University
2. Asian Social Institute
3. Ateneo de Manila University
4. International Graduate School of Leadership, Inc.
5. Jose Rizal University
6. Lady of Lourdes College of Northern Caloocan (formerly Lady of Lourdes Hospital & Colleges of Caybiga, Inc.)
7. Manila Adventist College
8. Mapua University
9. Our Lady of Fatima University – Quezon City
10. Our Lady of Fatima University (Fatima Medical Science Foundation, Inc.)
11. Technological Institute of the Philippines – Manila
12. Technological Institute of the Philippines – Quezon City
13. University of Asia and the Pacific
14. University of Perpetual Help System – Dalta

CHED said that the national average rate of increase in tuition per unit is 4.74 percent (P29.15).

The national average rate for other school fees is 10.61 percent (P50.51).