2015 Top 25 Most Expensive Colleges and Universities in the Philippines

2015 Top 25 Most Expensive Colleges and Universities in the Philippines

Tuition rates vary widely among private schools in the Philippines especially in Metro Manila area.

2015 Top 25 Most Expensive Colleges and Universities in the Philippines

Besides tuition, most schools also charge thousands of pesos in registration, activity fees, photocopy fees, and miscellaneous fees. Textbooks and uniforms usually are additional expenses.

Most private schools offer tuition discounts for additional children and scholarship grantees.

Scholarships are available through organizations and some schools offer financial aid.

Online directory FindUniversity.ph has collated data on the 25 most expensive in the Philippines for the academic year 2015-2016.

The list shows that most of the schools are located in Metro Manila (NCR).

Topping the list of 2015 Top 25 Most Expensive Colleges and Universities in the Philippines is Cebu City-based Centre for International Education British School. It has a tuition fee of P330,000-420,000 every year. According to GMA Networks, the school mainly offers courses focusing on business, information technology, entrepreneurship, and tourism.

Following Centre for International Education is Enderun College in Taguig City with a yearly tuition fee of P360,000. The school offers courses in tourism, hospitality, culinary, business, technology, and entrepreneurship.

Coming in third place is De La Salle University in Manila. The school has a P210,000-225,000 tuition fee every year.

Placing fourth is De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in Manila with a yearly tuition fee of 180,000 to 210,000 pesos.

Here are the 25 of the most expensive private schools in the Philippines, with 2015-16 rates:

RankSchoolLocationTuition per Year
1Centre for International EducationCebu City, Cebu330,000-420,000
2Enderun CollegeTaguig City, NCR360,000
3De La Salle UniversityManila, NCR210,000-225,000
4De La Salle-College of Saint BenildeManila, NCR180,000-210,000
5Entrepreneurs School of AsiaQuezon City, NCR180,000-195,000
6iAcademyMakati City, NCR150,000-210,000
7Raffles Design Institute - ManilaMakati City, NCR170,000
8Ateneo de Manila UniversityQuezon City, NCR170,000
9University of Asia and the PacificPasig City, NCR160,000-170,000
10Grace Christian CollegeQuezon City, NCR140,000-160,000
11San Beda CollegeManila, NCR140,000-150,000
12Asia Pacific CollegeMakati City, NCR135,000-150,000
13Assumption CollegeMakati City, NCR120,000-130,000
14Mapúa Institute of Technology - MakatiMakati City, NCR105,000-145,000
15Mapúa Institute of TechnologyManila, NCR105,000-155,000
16De La Salle Health Sciences InstituteDasmarinas City, Cavite110,000-130,000
17Far Eastern University Institute of TechnologyManila, NCR115,000-120,000
18Miriam CollegeQuezon City, NCR110,000-120,000
19St. Paul University - ManilaManila, NCR100,000-120,000
20De La Salle CanlubangBiñan City, Laguna90,000-110,000
21Don Bosco Technical CollegeMandaluyong City, NCR98,000
22Malayan CollegesCabuyao, Laguna90,000-105,000
23Far Eastern University Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Quezon City, NCR94,000-100,000
24Philippine Women's University in Quezon CityQuezon City, NCR90,000-99,000
25Philippine Women's UniversityManila, NCR87,000-105,000