Payment for tuition and other school fees may be done in full at the time of enrolment or by installment. Students are required to claim their Examination Permit from the Comptroller’s Office (then Accounting Office) of the Finance Division.
Full payment during enrolment. The University welcomes full payment for tuition and other school fees during enrolment. However, full payment during enrolment shall be done without prejudice to the need to pay for additional assessment that may have to be applied during the term enrolled by the student in view of whatever rate increases in tuition and other school fees the University may implement and, for which, related information may not as yet be available to the students and/or parents at the time of enrolment.
a.1 Discount Rates given on full payment:
|Mode of payment||Discount Rate||Discount Base||Condition|
|Cash||5%||Tuition fees only||Full payment of school fees before the start of classes|
|Citibank Visa or Mastercard||3.5%||Tuition fees only||Full payment of school fees before the start of classes|
|Credit cards of other banks except BPI Express Credit||3.0%||Tuition fees only||Full payment of school fees before the start of classes|
For those who could not pay their tuition and other fees in full at the time of enrolment, the University allows payment by installment as follows:
b.1 Down payment according to the amount fixed by the University Administration at the time of enrolment.
b.2 The balance must be paid in a monthly basis or in every scheduled examination period.
Payment in case of withdrawal.
A student who withdraws his/her enrolment from any course shall be charges as follows:
|Within the registration period before the start of classes||Refund of the amount paid (less processing charges) excluding matriculation fee.|
|Within the first week of classes||10% of total amount due for the term excluding matriculation fee.|
|Within the second week of classes||20% of total amount due for the term excluding matriculation fee.|
|After the second week of classes||100%|
Family Relations. Member of the same family, i.e., brothers and sisters, enrolled during the regular semester in any undergraduate college and basic education of the University, except College of Nursing/Kindergarten are granted a 5% discount each on tuition fees. This shall be limited to 4 students only.
Athletics. Athletes, i.e., members of official varsity teams, are granted fee adjustment privileges subject to the conditions laid down by the Board of Athletics.
Band Members. Band members are exempted from all fees except insurance fees, EDP fee, laboratory fee, SSC fee and College Organization fee.
Choristers. Members of the USC Choristers are entitled to fee adjustment on tuition fees only.
Theatre Guild. Members of the USC Theatre Guild are entitled to fee adjustment on tuition fees only.
Dance Troupe. Members of the USC Dance Troupe are entitled to fee adjustment on tuition fees only.
Working Scholars. Students under the Working Scholarship Program shall be entitled to fee adjustment except SSC and ID fees.
Tuition fee discounts for children of faculty member and administrative employees. Children of permanent faculty member and full-time administrative employees enrolled in the University on any level except
Kindergarten/Nursery/Prep./Law and Graduate programs enjoy the following tuition fee discounts: