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ENHANCED POLICIES, GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING INCREASES IN TUITION AND OTHER SCHOOL FEES, INTRODUCTION OF NEW FEES,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


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TOSF

Data on Tuition Fee Increase Salient Features of new TOSF

DATA ON TUITION FEE INCREASE AY 2011-2012

Total Number of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) including satellite campuses

2,260

Total Number of HEIs that applied

455

Total Number of HEIs that increased

324

Existing Average Tuition (AY 2010-2011)

403.65

DATA ON TUITION FEE INCREASE AY 2011-2012

Average Tuition (AY 2011-2012)

439.22

Total % of increase

10.62%

DATA ON TUITION FEE INCREASE AY 2011-2012

Total Average Peso Equivalent

P36.93

14.34% of the total number of HEIs


intend to increase tuition for AY 2011-2012

Salient Features
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Inclusion of other school fees and new fees in the consultation. Considered Supreme Court decision in Lina vs. Carino and St. Joseph College vs St. Joseph College Workers Association; Statement of Policies including:

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ensuring reasonableness on tuition and other school fees; Encourage private support throughthe sustainability of school operations in consideration of the prevailing regional inflation rate
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3. Continuation on Statement of Policies:

the Commission shall ensure that the imposition, collection, and increase in tuition, other school fees, and the introduction of new school fees shall be allowed provided they are transparent and compliant with the requirements set forth by law and this regulation Other factors of reasonableness may be considered, to wit: Regional Inflation Rate (RIR) as may be determined by NEDA (Prevailing economic conditions as shown by various economic indicators such as the consumer price index, incidence of poverty); Financial standing of the HEI; Financial capacity of the general studentry; Impact of force majeure or calamities; Quality track record of the school; and Mission and vision of the school 7

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4. Coverage. Fees for Educational Visits and Field Trips - Shall not be covered by this CMO since they are already included in the Guidelines and Procedures for Educational Tours and Field Trips of college and graduate students that would be promulgated by the Commission upon compliance with the requirements of public consultation.

5. Obligations of CHED Offices: Office of the Executive Director responsibilities such as: cause the provision of systematic and technical assistance to Regional Offices to capabilitity building in resolving issues arising from application of the policies, guidelines and procedures, etc.;
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5. Obligations of CHED Offices:

Additional responsibilities of CHEDROs; Adhoc Committee to prepare the evaluation instrument that will be utilized by the CHEROS in monitoring compliance of HEIs to the guidelines; Include Local colleges and universities Association in the Multi-sectoral Committee on Tuition and Other School Fees

6. Multi-Sectoral Committees:

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Complaints and Grievances: All complaints and grievances regarding increases in tui3on, other school fees and new fees without the benet of consulta3on shall be endorsed by the recognized and legi3mate student council to the CHEDRO concerned within 30 days aDer consulta3on period. Charges and impositions on miscellaneous and other school fees collected found to be without the benefit of consultation or in violation of the provisions of this regulation, shall be disallowed, and/or ordered to return the already collected fees to the students
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Complaints and Grievances:

In case of any viola3on of the provisions of these guidelines, the concerned CHED Regional Oce, aDer complying with the foregoing procedures, and upon recommenda3on of the Regional Mul3-Sectoral CommiKee on Tui3on and Other School Fees, may bar the HEI or cancel its applica3on for fees increase and introduc3on of new fees of HEl from eec3ng other school fee increases and new fees, without prejudice to the ling of administra3ve and criminal charges against it and/or its responsible ocers ac3ng knowingly under exis3ng laws. The imposi3on of penal3es such as revoca3on of permits, downgrading of status, phase-out and such other penal3es may likewise be validly imposed by the Commission to the concerned HEIs aDer due process.
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Complaints and Grievances:

Any HEI that shall refuse to furnish copies of its latest audited financial statements as requested by authorized parties in the process of consultation shall forfeit its right to increase its other school fees and introduce new fees, in addition to other penalties or sanctions as may be imposed by the CHED Regional Office upon recommendation of the Regional MultiSectoral Committee on Tuition and Other School Fees.

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New CMO shall take effect upon publication in newspaper of general circulation and enforced starting AY 2013-2014.

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