CHED okays tuition hike of 171 HEIs


Posted at May 20 2014 05:16 PM | Updated as of May 21 2014 01:16 AM

MANILA -- The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has allowed 171 private higher educational institutions (HEIs) to increase tuition and school fees.

The announcement was made by CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan on Tuesday.

CHED received applications to implement tuition increase from 361 private colleges and universities.

The Commission clarified that this is just a partial number, meaning it may allow more HEIs to implement tuition increase. -- report from Zhander Cayabyab, DZMM