Indicator 2016-17 2017-18 2018-2019
Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
Total HEIs (excluding SUCs Sattelite campuses) 1,943 1,906 1,963
Total HEIs (including SUCs Sattelite campuses) 2,396 2,353 2,393
             Public 233 233 242
             State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) 112 111 111
             SUCs Satellite Campuses 453 447 430
             Local Colleges and Universities (LUCs) 107 108 118
             Others (include OGS, CSI, Special HEI) 14 14 13
             Private 1,710 1,673 1,721
                          Sectarian 351 350 353
                          Non-Sectarian 1,359 1,323 1,368
Autonomous/Deregulated Private HEIs 75 74 74

 

Accreditation
   No. of HEIs with Accredited Programs 671 677 701
   % of HEIs with Accredited Programs 28.01 28.77 29.29
   No. of Accredited Programs by Level:
             Candidate Status 1,222 1,012 921
             Level I 2,188 2,198 1,978
             Level II 2,711  2,956 3,447
             Level III 1,675 1,844 2,122
             Level IV 256 331 362
Total (Excluding Candidate Status) 6,830 7,329 7,909
Total (Including Candidate Status) 8,830

Source: Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP)
Source: Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP)

Enrollment 2016-17 2017-18 2018-2019
All Disciplines 3,589,484 2,981,803  3,212,542
Public 1,641,607 1,385,458 1,519,512
Private 1,947,877 1,596,345 1,693,030
By Discipline Group (10 Most Populated) 3,361,035 2,784,429 2,997,075
Agricultural, Forestry, Fisheries, Vet Med. 127,287 100,922 106,006
Business Administration and Related 921,324 775,805 826,494
Education and Teacher Training 740,713 639,063 653,207
Engineering and Technology 448,550 370,710 424,269
Information Technology 398,765 315,694 314,414
Maritime 119,387 82,205 87,960
Medical and Allied 203,561 176,532 215,234
Other Disciplines 212,709 171,399 204,335
Service Trades 73,905 55,671 61,250
Social and Behavioral Science 114,834 96,428 103,906

Includes pre-baccalaureate up to doctoral programs

Graduates 2015-16 2016-17 2017-2018
All Disciplines 645,973 703,327 751,310
Public 317,392 345,795 374,997
Private 328,581 357,532 376,313
By Discipline Group (10 Most Populated) 607,432 661,942 705,856
Agricultural, Forestry, Fisheries, Vet Med. 21,209 24,210 26,773
Business Administration and Related 185,858 202,895 207,178
Education and Teacher Training 118,567 138,496 162,900
Engineering and Technology 76,423 82,794 86,860
Information Technology 77,250 73,646 77,747
Maritime 18,322 21,561 17,634
Medical and Allied 41,805 43,012 42,425
Other Disciplines 32,500 37,799 42,293
Service Trades 13,217 15,205 16,947
Social and Behavioral Science 22,281 22,324 25,099

Includes pre-baccalaureate up to doctoral programs

Performance (% Passing) in licensure examination 2016 2017 2018
Across all disciplines (Over-all takers) 37.55 36.82 37.87
Across all disciplines (First Time takers) 56 57 56
Faculty Qualification
             % with MA/MS 40.37 40.39 37.59
             % with PhD 13.32 14.07 16.58

Source: PRC-Education Statistics Task Force

 

– Based on the submission of higher education institutions, as compiled by OPRKM-Knowledge Management Division
– as of August 8, 2019