18 WVisayas schools
seeking tuition hikes
BY ADRIAN NEMES III
Eighteen private and public colleges and universities in Western Visayas, including those in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental, are seeking tuition fee increases for school year 2014-2015, Assistant Director Rex Casiple of the Commission on Higher Education, said yesterday.
Casiple added that more institutions are expected to apply for tuition fee hikes since the deadline for submission of applications is April 1 yet.
Casiple, one of the speakers at the ASEAN Economic Community Integration 2015 forum, said that, based on their records, Bacolod City and Negros Occidental have the most number of applications for tuition fee hikes.