Passi City College

Posted in Iloilo
March 28, 2023

Passi City College is a public school in Passi City, Iloilo that offers quality tertiary education by providing students free tuition fee in various programs and courses for their future as productive citizens.

Founded in 2005, the Passi City College located in Bacuranan, Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines has been granted the benefits of free tuition and miscellaneous fees for its qualified college students by the Unified Student Financial Assistance System (UNIFAST) per the provision of Republic Act No. 10931, otherwise known as “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act“.

Passi City College

Address: Bacuranan, Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines
Contact No: (033) 311-6087
School Head: Dr. Elgita A. Fernandez – President
Year Established: 2005
Sector: Public
Type: Local Universities and Colleges (LUC’s)
Email: [email protected]

Academic Programs

Here is the list of available Courses Offered in Passi City College.

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

An education at the Passi City College will help prepare you for a successful and meaningful career in BSIT, BSBA, BSHRM, BSED, BSCRIM, and BEED. Passi City College graduates are regarded as creative, effective leaders and ethical decision makers.

PCC is known as one of the top Colleges at Passi City. With a focus on educating hearts and minds, the Passi City College helps students learn to lead both successful personal and professional lives.
The Office of Administration staff knows how important it is to find the right academic and personal fit in a college. Our job is to make that as easy as possible. Our admission counselors are frequently visiting your schools, at college fairs and are readily available for appointments when you come to visit PCC.

School History:

Convinced of the Passi Citys location, which is at the heart of Panay, and fervently desirous to uplift the citys economic status through its youth, on November 5, 2004, Passi City Mayor Elyzer C. Chavez and his Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) Members particularly the chairman of the committee on education SP Member Basilio Ligasan Jr., through the wisdom and the linkages of Helmar E. Aguilar, Ed. D., President Emeritus, Aklan State University and Passi City College Consultant with the effort and expertise of Rodolfo L. Leonor, Ph. D., Education Supervisor I of the Division of Passi City, at the same time Acting College Dean, conceived the foundation of the Passi City College A Brave Step in Providing Quality Tertiary Education for a Better Tomorrow.

A committee was organized to conduct a feasibility study for the creation of Passi City College. This was chaired by Helmar E. Aguilar, Ed. D., co-chaired by Rodolfo L. Leonor, Ph.D. and with members Dr. Defralino Ruiz, Budget Officer, Aklan State University and Dr. Regina Clavel, Researcher and Statistician, Iloilo State College of Fisheries Dingle Campus.

After a thorough deliberation and evaluation of the Feasibility Study result and assured of the strong support of the Passinhons, the Passi City Local Government established Passi City College on February 3, 2005 through the Special Ordinance No. 2005-02 which was duly approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan through a Joint Committee Report No. 01 Series of 2005 on March 28, 2005. Two curricular programs were offered in its first year of operation ( AY 2005-2006) namely: Teacher Education Program which includes Bachelor in Elementary Education and Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English and in Math; and Business Education Program which includes Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Finance and Management Accounting. The college officially started classes with 68 students on June 20, 2005 at the Passi Trade School Campus through the kindness and generosity of Director Buen Mondejar and Mr. Raul P. Palomo, Vocational School Administrator III of the said institution, who allowed the use of their three-classroom building for one year and a half. In its second academic year of operation 2006-2007, through a Resolution No.2006-004, a new program was offered that is the Bachelor of Science in Criminology. There was a significant increase in the enrolment from 68 students to 230 students. In the second semester of AY 2006-2007, Passi City College occupied its real site in Brgy. Bacuranan, City of Passi. In AY 2007-2008, two new programs were offered through a Resolution No. 2006-017 namely, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management.



1.  Scholarship Program

Scholarships in the college are classified into:

  •  Institutional Scholarships
  • Government Scholarship (local, provincial and national)
  • Privately-Sponsored Scholarship.

2. Institutional Scholarship

  • This scholarship is given to a high school graduate who has an excellent academic performance such as valedictorian, salutatorian and with honors student that comes from private and public high schools. Provided, that the said valedictorians, salutatorians and with honors student are duly certified by the head of the institution. The valedictorian can avail 100% free tuition fees; salutatorian – 75% free tuition fees; with honors 50% free tuition fees. The student shall enjoy free tuition fee for one semester or succeeding semesters if he/she maintains the grades of 85% or 2.0 in general and major subjects of the course or program taken.

3. Government Scholarship

  • City Scholarship and Provincial Scholarship grants are existing in the college with their own set of criteria for compliance to students who wish to avail of.
  • Private-sponsored scholarships are existing in the college with their own set of criteria for compliance of the student for sponsorship

For inquiries regarding the school, enrollment requirements and other related matters, please contact (033) 311-6087 or visit the school at Bacuranan, Passi City, Iloilo.

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