City College of Tagaytay is one the local colleges under the RA 10931 signed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 03 August 2017, Republic Act (RA) No. 10931, otherwise known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act is “AN ACT PROMOTING UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO QUALITY TERTIARY EDUCATION BY PROVIDING FOR FREE TUITION AND OTHER SCHOOL FEES IN STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES, LOCAL UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES AND STATE-RUN TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, ESTABLISHING THE TERTIARY EDUCATION SUBSIDY AND STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM, STRENGTHENING THE UNIFIED STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION AND APPROPRIATING FUND THEREFOR,” as stated in the title of the Law.
RA 10931 provides a one-year grace period on top of the prescribed number of years of the course of the student. For example:
What are the “miscellaneous and other school fees” covered by the Free Higher Education Program?
As outlines in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 10931 a total of 13 standard miscellaneous fees have been identified: