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Best Schools and Universities in Laguna and Cavite
June 3, 2021 by Iane Gabriel Mance
They say that one of the greatest gifts you can bestow to your child is the gift of education. As quoted from Malcolm X, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” Educating your children to be prepared for the future is of paramount importance, even more now that the world is rapidly changing. And although we live in a society where information on certain objects is easily found online, educating your children to find the correct verified source is important too – avoiding false information to spread out.
We all know of the great educational institutions found within Metro Manila. But there are other great schools located elsewhere, particularly in the south of Metro Manila. Crown Asia is home to numerous communities in the south where house and lots are for sale in Cavite and Laguna. All are within reach of great educational institutions.
Currently, schools are closed and all students are learning from within the walls of their homes. But, things are getting better. People are getting vaccinated and soon enough, students will be back within the four walls of schools. Although there is no official timetable yet for when students will be back, a house and lot for sale in Cavite or Laguna where your children can easily access great educational institutions is a great investment. Not only is it for your children's benefit, you could also make use of this investment as there are several schools that offer graduate programs. But where are they located and what are these schools? Here is a list of educational institutions within reach in the south. Please note that on this article, the south encompasses Cavite and Laguna, the two provinces adjacent to Metro Manila.
Within Reach Educational Institutions in the South
Schools and Universities in Cavite
De La Salle University-Dasmariñas in Dasmariñas, Cavite
De La Salle University-Dasmariñas is a “Filipino Catholic University established and managed by the De La Salle Brothers and their lay partners in the historic province of Cavite.” De La Salle University-Dasmariñas or DLSU-D is an autonomous school separate from De La Salle Manila and one of the schools in Dasmarinas Cavite. However, they are under the same De La Salle system. It was established as General Emilio Aguinaldo College-Cavite back in 1977. Throughout the years, the university has been through management and name changes and it is now what it is today. The university boasts an excellent quality of education and offers undergraduate and graduate programs as well as Junior and Senior High School programs. Some of Crown Asia’s Italian-themed communities are located within reach of the university, namely Caribe at the Islands, Levanzo at the Islands, Augustine Grove and La Mediterranea.
Tuition Fee: P46,000 to P67,000 per semestral
De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute in Dasmariñas, Cavite
Only located 3 kilometers away from De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (or DLSMHSI) is a premier medical and health allied institution that was established in 1979. A constituent of the De La Salle system in the Philippines, the university has three divisions – academic, a teaching hospital and a research facility. The University offers medical and health-related courses through its four colleges and also offers a Special Health Sciences Senior High School (Grades 11-12) curriculum.
Tuition Fee: P110,000 to P130,000 per semestral
University of the Philippines Technology Innovation campus in Dasmariñas, Cavite
The UP Technology Innovation campus is an upcoming campus located in Dasmariñas, Cavite within the vicinity of not only Crown Asia projects but to other Vista Land brands as well. A memorandum of agreement was signed back in 2016 where Vista Land agreed to donate 5 hectares of land and build and develop the campus area. This will be turned over to UP through a deed of donation. This upcoming campus is envisioned to be the birthplace of tech startups in the country and as well as giving local Filipinos and foreign students a good platform to discover, innovate and design certain objects, competing against the best in the world and ensuring that the Philippines remain competitive in the worldwide stage. A handful of Crown Asia’s Italian-themed communities are located within reach of the upcoming campus, namely Caribe at the Islands, Levanzo at the Islands, Augustine Grove and La Mediterranea.
Tuition Fee: n/a
St. Paul College Island Park in Dasmariñas, Cavite
St. Paul College Island Park is a PAASCU Accredited educational institution offering quality education for nursery, kinder, grade school and high school students. Located inside The Island Park, SPCIP is only a few hundred meters away from master-planned communities such as Amalfi, Caribe and Levanzo.
Tuition Fee: P58,000 to P63,000
St. Dominic College of Asia in Bacoor, Cavite
St. Dominic College of Asia of SDCA is an educational institution that offers pre-school, basic education, undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Tracing its roots back in 1991 as St. Dominic Medical Center, it is now a full-fledged collegiate institution teaching thousands of students. Located along the Emilio Aguinaldo Highway in Bacoor, Crown Asia’s communities with house and lots for sale in Cavite namely Carmel, Citta Italia, Vita Toscana, Vittoria and Vivace are only located a stone’s throw away.
Tuition Fee: P10,000 to P60,000 per semestral
Chiang Kai Shek College in Silang, Cavite
Chiang Kai Shek College is a Chinese Filipino institution recognized by the government of the Republic of the Philippines and the government of the Republic of China offering pre-school, basic education, undergraduate and graduate-level programs. The main school is located in Tondo, Manila, but a new campus will be built in Silang, Cavite in the future. Although located in Cavite, Crown Asia’s projects in Laguna such as Valenza and Valenza Mansions are nearest to this educational institution.
Tuition Fee: P12,000 to P60,000 per semestral
St. Scholastica’s College in Silang, Cavite
St. Scholastica’s College is an exclusive educational institution for girls located in Silang, Cavite. Founded in 2001, it is the most recently established school run by the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing - offering educational programs from pre-elementary to Senior High School in the academic tracks in ABM, HUMSS, and STEM. Much like Chiang Kai Shek College, St. Scholastica is located in Cavite, outlying the city of Sta. Rosa, Laguna and parts of Cavite. House and lots for sale in Valenza and condos for sale in Valenza Mansions are located near this exclusive all-girls school.
Tuition Fee: P70,000 to P95,000 annually
Schools and Universities in Laguna
University of Sto. Tomas Sta. Rosa in Sta. Rosa, Laguna
The upcoming University of Sto. Tomas campus in Sta. Rosa, Laguna will be its first campus outside of Metro Manila. Sitting on a 40-hectare land, it is twice the size of UST Manila and will be home to 20,000 Thomasians upon its completion, seeking to decongest the main Manila campus. The construction of the first building, the Dr. Tony Tan Caktiong Innovation Center, has begun in late-2020 and could be operational by the first quarter of 2022. It is located next to other Vista Land projects and is within reach of Crown Asia’s Valenza and Valenza Mansions. Fortezza, located in Cabuyao is also near this upcoming educational institution.
Tuition Fee: n/a
De La Salle University – Laguna Campus in Biñan, Laguna
The De La Salle University Laguna Campus in Biñan, formerly known as the Science & Technology complex is DLSU Manila’s satellite campus. Situated on a 50-hectare land, “the Laguna campus is envisioned to become a key resource for scientific and technological advancements in the country.” DLSU-Laguna offers kindergarten, elementary, secondary, and tertiary education which centers on science and technology as well as degree programs in games development and housing some of DLSU Manila’s classes if requested by the students and approved by the faculty. The studio of the games developer, Ubisoft that offers undergraduate courses in games development is located on this campus. Located in close proximity to the Laguna Technopark, Crown Asia’s Laguna communities such as Valenza, Valenza Mansions, Fortezza and even La Marea are all within reach.
Tuition Fee: P210,000 to P215,000 annually
Ateneo Graduate School of Business in Sta. Rosa, Laguna
The Ateneo Graduate School of Business or AGSB is the graduate school for business of Ateneo de Manila University, a private Roman Catholic university established by the Society of Jesus. The main campus is located at Rockwell Center in Makati but there are satellite schools in Sta. Rosa, Cebu, Clark and Iloilo. AGSB offers a Master of Business Administration, MBA in Health, Master in Entrepreneurship and Master in Corporate Entrepreneurship. The satellite school in Sta. Rosa is located along the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay road, within reach of Crown Asia’s Valenza, Valenza Mansions, Fortezza and La Marea.
Tuition Fee: P20,000 to P50,000 per semestral
Malayan Colleges Laguna in Cabuyao, Laguna
The Malayan Colleges Laguna or MCL is a private, non-sectarian educational institution that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mapua University. One of the first major institutions to branch out of Metro Manila, MCL offers 18 baccalaureate programs along with 5 colleges as well as Senior High School programs. Located along Pulo-Diezmo road in Cabuyao, Laguna, MCL is in close proximity to Crown Asia’s community Fortezza and is within reach of Crown Asia’s Valenza and Valenza Mansions.
Tuition Fee: P90,000 to P105,000 per trimestral
Brent International School in Biñan, Laguna
Brent International School is an international co-educational college preparatory day school with its main campus located in Biñan, Laguna. It is affiliated with the Central Diocese of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines. Brent School in Baguio, established in 1909 was its first main campus as a boarding school for the children of American families stationed in the Philippines. In 1997, construction started in Biñan and it was opened in 1999. Brent International School offers Nursery to Grade 12 programs. Coming from their website, “Brent International School Manila aspires to be a living International School community, where young people from different nationalities, cultures, religions and family backgrounds, educate one another by mutual understanding and respect, the openness of mind in dialogue, acceptance of the uniqueness and limitations of each, growth in the spirit of service and the practice of justice and charity.” Located in Mamplasan, Biñan, Laguna, it is highly accessible to the residents of Valenza and Valenza Mansions as it is located at the end of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway, next to the South Luzon Expressway Mamplasan Exit. It is also within reach of Fortezza.
Tuition Fee: P850,000 to P900,000 annually
Colegio San Agustin Biñan in Biñan, Laguna
Colegio San Agustin Biñan is a PAASCU accredited, private, educational institution in Brgy. San Francisco, Biñan, Laguna. A co-educational Catholic school, it was established in 1985 and is currently owned and administered by the Augustinian Friars of the Province of Sto. Niño de Cebu. The school started as a pre-school and it now offers programs in the Grade School, Junior High School, and Senior High School Department which highlights the “formation of mind and character of the students.” CSA-Biñan also offers 8 college courses. Located right next to the South Luzon Expressway Southwoods exit, it is within reach of Crown Asia’s American-themed community, La Marea as well as Valenza and Valenza Mansions.
Tuition Fee: P66,000 to P85,000 per semestral
Other educational institutions are also located within Laguna such as Miriam College in Calamba, the University of the East Laguna in Sta. Rosa City, Xavier School in Calamba and St. Vincent College in Cabuyao.
Living in a community in proximity to educational institutions, much more a well-established one can only be a benefit. It gives easy access to education, which is more or less, a necessity in our day and age. Crown Asia’s house and lot for sale in Cavite and Laguna are master-planned themed communities located in prime locations which are also in proximity to these educational institutions. What more can be said? Invest now and invest to your future with Crown Asia.
So if ever you find yourself in your new address in Laguna or Cavite and wondering if there is a school near me or a college school near me to enroll your kids in, just reread this blog!
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