A lot of students dream of becoming a doctor someday. Being in the medical field guarantees good working opportunities and high salaries. Likewise, they have the privilege to practice their profession anywhere in the world.
But not all have the financial capability to enroll in a medical school because of the expensive tuition fees. Thus, it requires to be financially prepared for anyone who is planning to pursue a medical course.
There are many medical schools in the Philippines where students can enroll. Here’s the list of the schools and the corresponding tuition fees every semester:
• University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center – Php 163,883.00
• Far Eastern University – Php 161,360.00
• Ateneo de Manila School of Medicine – Php 150,000.00
• St. Luke’s College of Medicine – Php 146,144.00
• University of Santo Tomas – Php 140,000.00
• Centro Escolar University – Php 120,000.00
• San Beda University – Php 116,898.00
• Manila Central University – Filemon Tanchoco Medical Foundation – Php 112,445.00
• Doña Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical Foundation – Php 85,134.88
• Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila – Php 80,000.00
• UP College of Medicine – Php 50,649.50
• West Visayas State University – Php 7,000.00
The amount listed above is just a rough estimate of the tuition fees as approved by the school. Since the tuition fees cost a lot, most of the schools allow the students to pay the tuition fees in installment.
Another thing that can help students to pursue a medical course is to avail the scholarship. There are scholarship programs that help medical students to continue their studies through financial assistance.
Indeed, the road to becoming a doctor in the Philippines is costly. It also entails a lot of patience, determination, and hardship with academics. In choosing a medical school it is also necessary to select the school that produces a high percentage of board passers. Students who don’t have enough fund to enroll in private schools, the best thing to do is to enroll in state universities and public colleges to avail the free tuition fee.