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Good news! This 2017 free tuition fee for Filipino Nationals will be available in Philippines!

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It is a very positive news to all the Filipinos who deserves to be in school but cannot afford to enter college.

Philippines - Students in state universities and colleges (SUCs) do not have to pay tuition starting 2017, following the realignment of P8.3 billion in the 2017 budget of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

The Senate realigned the P8.3-billion allocation to cover tuition of students in SUCs during the Senate deliberations on the 2017 budget.


Below is the Official List of the State Universities and Colleges that may covered by the 8B Additional budget for CHED:

National Capital Region (NCR)
President Eduardo S. Caillo

  • EULOGIO “AMANG” RODRIGUEZ INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • MARIKINA POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
  • PHILIPPINE NORMAL UNIVERSITY
  • PHILIPPINE STATE COLLEGE OF AERONAUTICS
  • POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
  • RIZAL TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
  • TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
  • PHILIPPINE GENERAL HOSPITAL (University of the Philippines Manila)

Under DBM-NCR Coverage

President Commo. Richard U. Ritual

  • PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY
  • MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (Marawi)
  • Mindanao State University (General Santos Campus)
  • Mindanao State University (Maguindanao)Mindanao State University (Naawan)
  • Mindanao State University (Sulu)
  • Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
  • Mindanao State University – Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography


CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION (CAR)
President Aurelio Labanen Jr.

  • ABRA STATE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • APAYAO STATE COLLEGE
  • BENGUET STATE UNIVERSITY
  • IFUGAO STATE UNIVERSITY
  • KALINGA-APAYAO STATE COLLEGE
  • MOUNTAIN PROVINCE STATE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE

REGION 1 – ILOCOS

President Benjamin P. Sapitula

  • DON MARIANO MARCOS MEMORIAL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • ILOCOS SUR POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE
  • MARIANO MARCOS STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NORTH LUZON PHILIPPINES STATE COLLEGE
  • PANGASINAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN PHILIPPINES

Region II – Cagayan Valley

President Aleth M. Mamauag

  • BATANES STATE COLLEGE
  • CAGAYAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • ISABELA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NUEVA VIZCAYA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • QUIRINO STATE COLLEGE


Region III – Central Luzon
President Eusebio V. Angara

  • AURORA STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • BATAAN PENINSULA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • BULACAN AGRICULTURAL STATE COLLEGE
  • BULACAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • CENTRAL LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY
  • DON HONORIO VENTURA TECHNOLOGICAL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NUEVA ECIJA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • PAMPANGA AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
  • RAMON MAGSAYSAY TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
  • TARLAC COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
  • TARLAC STATE UNIVERSITY


Region IV-A – CALABARZON
President Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo

  • BATANGAS STATE UNIVERSITY
  • CAVITE STATE UNIVERSITY
  • LAGUNA STATE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
  • SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF RIZAL SYSTEM

REGION IV-B – MIMAROPA

President Romulo H. Malvar

  • MARINDUQUE STATE COLLEGE
  • MINDORO STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • OCCIDENTAL MINDORO NATIONAL COLLEGE
  • PALAWAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • ROMBLON STATE UNIVERSITY
  • WESTERN PHILIPPINES UNIVERSITY


Region V – Bicol
President Fay Lea Patria M. Lauraya

  • BICOL UNIVERSITY
  • CAMARINES NORTE STATE COLLEGE
  • CAMARINES SUR POLYTECHNIC COLLEGES
  • CENTRAL BICOL STATE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE
  • CATANDUANES STATE COLLEGES
  • DR. EMILIO B. ESPINOSA SR. MEMORIAL STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • PARTIDO STATE UNIVERSITY
  • SORSOGON STATE COLLEGE


Region VI – Western Visayas
President Danilo E. Abayon

  • AKLAN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • CAPIZ STATE UNIVERSITY
  • CARLOS HILADO MEMORIAL STATE COLLEGE
  • GUIMARAS STATE COLLEGE
  • ILOILO STATE COLLEGE OF FISHERIES
  • NEGROS STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
  • NORTHERN ILOILO POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE
  • NORTHERN NEGROS STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • UNIVERSITY OF ANTIQUE
  • WESTERN VISAYAS COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • WEST VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY


Region VII – Central Visayas
President Marcelo T. Lopez

  • CEBU NORMAL UNIVERSITY
  • CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
  • BOHOL ISLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NEGROS ORIENTAL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • SIQUIJOR STATE COLLEGE

Region VIII – Eastern Visayas

President Reynaldo A. Lombrio

  • EASTERN SAMAR STATE COLLEGE
  • EASTERN VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY
  • LEYTE NORMAL UNIVERSITY
  • NAVAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • NORTHWEST SAMAR STATE UNIVERSITY
  • PALOMPON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • SAMAR STATE UNIVERSITY
  • SOUTHERN LEYTE STATE UNIVERSITY
  • VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN PHILIPPINES


Region IX – Zamboanga Peninsula
President Hji. Nasser A. Salain

  • BASILAN STATE COLLEGE
  • JOSEFINA H. CERILLES STATE COLLEGE
  • JOSE RIZAL MEMORIAL STATE COLLEGE
  • SULU STATE COLLEGE
  • TAWI-TAWI REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
  • WESTERN MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY
  • ZAMBOANGA CITY STATE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
  • ZAMBOANGA STATE COLLEGE OF MARINE SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY


Region X- Northern Mindanao
President Victor M. Barroso

  • BUKIDNON STATE COLLEGE
  • CAMIGUIN POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE
  • CENTRAL MINDANAO UNIVERSITY
  • MINDANAO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • MISAMIS ORIENTAL STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • NORTHWESTERN MINDANAO STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


Region XI – Davao Region
President Jonathan A. Bayogan

  • DAVAO DEL NORTE STATE COLLEGE
  • DAVAO ORIENTAL STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES AGRI-BUSINESS AND MARINE AND AQUATIC SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHEASTERN PHILIPPINES


Region XII – SOCCSKSARGEN
Officer-In-Charge Bashier D. Salic

  • ADIONG MEMORIAL POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE
  • COTABATO CITY STATE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
  • COTABATO FOUNDATION COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • SULTAN KUDARAT STATE UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MINDANAO


Region XIII – CARAGA
President Doroteo E. Jacquias

  • AGUSAN DEL SUR STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • CARAGA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • SURIGAO DEL SUR STATE UNIVERSITY
  • SURIGAO STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

The P8-B budget may only covered the tuition fee, but not the other miscellaneous expenses like laboratory fees.

The additional budget for CHED was part of the P3.35-T proposed budget for 2017. It only needed the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte and he’s expected to sign it after his trip abroad.

We hope that this brief article is informative to you, share this post so that you can also inform others about this and might help them a lot.

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