INFOGRAPHIC: Tuition per unit of Metro Manila universities
AJ Bolando (The Philippine Star) - May 26, 2014 - 5:49pm

MANILA, Philippines – As tertiary education costs higher every year, tuition per unit at state-run Polytechnic University of the Philippines  has been unchanged, making the university the cheapest school in the country.

For more than 30 years, PUP charges their students P12 per unit with a maximum of total fees of P1,000 every semester.

Jesuit-run Ateneo de Manila University, meanwhile, has the most expensive tuition per unit amounting to P3,276.55, while University of Asia and the Pacific follows with P3,056.

De La Salle University has various rates per unit with the minimum cost of P2,363 and may be higher depending on chosen degree, while Intramuros-based Mapua Institute of Techonology, known for their Engineering degrees,  sets tuition per unit at P1,545.

La Salle and Mapua operate under a trimestral and quarterm system, respectively.

Another state-run school University of the Philippine (Diliman and Manila) has a tuition of P1,500 per unit but may be lower depending on Socialized Tuition System Bracket (formerly Socialized Tuition and Financial Assistance Program) of every student.

Neighboring schools Far Eastern University and University of Santo Tomas per unit amont to P1,410 and P1,348, while Techonological University of the Philippines has an affordable price at P150.

Designed by Jonathan Asuncion.

DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY DILIMAN AND MANILA FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS JONATHAN ASUNCION LA SALLE AND MAPUA MANILA UNIVERSITY MAPUA INSTITUTE OF TECHONOLOGY PER TUITION UNIVERSITY
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