Bright Ilonggo students from indigent families of Iloilo City may avail of free, quality college education at Iloilo City Community College (ICCC) starting school year 2018-2019. The qualifications and requirements are listed below.
Established in 2012, ICCC is the first Commission on Higher Education (CHED)-recognized local college in Western Visayas and a product of public-private partnership of Iloilo City Government and Ilonggo tycoon Edgar ‘Injap’ Sia III, who donated the green-colored Injap Foundation Building that houses the school at MH del Pilar and Tiolas streets, Brgy. Taal, Molo.
Starting this incoming academic year 2018-2019, students of ICCC will get free tuition and miscellaneous fees courtesy of the Republic Act 10931 Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act of 2017, which was recently signed into law by the Duterte administration.
“ICCC is the first school in Western Visayas that was given recognition by CHED for meeting the minimum requirements and the fifth community college in the country,” said administrator Mathilde Treñas.
The school is one of 78 local universities and colleges (LUCs) recently deemed eligible by CHED to give free tuition and other school fees.
Some 400 students are expected to benefit from this subsidy in the incoming school year, including 250 freshmen.
If you are interested to enroll at the city college, here are the details:
Bachelor of Science in Office Administration (BSOA)
Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BSTM)
Resident of Iloilo City
Graduate of Iloilo City public schools
With General Weighted Average of 82% or better and no grades below 80% in English, Math and Science
Parents are bonafide residents and voters of Iloilo City
Authenticated Copy of Birth Certificate
Original Copy of Report Card
Income Tax of parent / BIR Tax Exemption Certificate
Certificate of Good Moral Character
Voter’s ID or Voter’s Certification of any parent
2 copies of 2×2 picture
Application form and requirements hould be submitted to the Office of the Registrar of the ICCC for initial screening. Student-applicants will then need take the ICCC Admission Test (ICAT) and Scholastic Adaptability Test for Adults (SATA) before being interviewed by faculty.
Qualifiers will be determined from the applicants cumulative scores of High School general weighted average, ICAT, SATA, and interview results.
In admitting students, ICCC also prioritizes those who are graduates of K to 12 program from public schools, life-long learners, college drop-outs due to financial reasons and products of alternative learning system (ALS).
For inquiries, you may visit the Registrar’s Office at ICCC-Injap Foundation Bldg., MH. del Pilar St., Molo, Iloilo City or contace 335-0798 / 337-2760. [Image credits: Iloilo City Community College Facebook]