College Graduates In Philippines

553,706 college students to graduate By Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
MANILA, Philippines - Over half a million graduates will be added to the labor force this year, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reported yesterday.Data from CHED show that 553,706 college students will graduate this school year.Topping the list are graduates of Business Administration and related courses (142,061), followed by Medical and Allied disciplines (110,280), Information Technology (68,178), Education and Teacher Training (65,092), Engineering and Technology (61,786) and other disciplines (26,298).A total of 18,725 are graduates of Maritime followed by Social and Behavioral Science (13,144); Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Veterinary Medicine (9,109); Service Trades (8,283); Mass Communication and Documentation (6,153); Humanities (5,362); Natural Science (4,171); and Law and Jurisprudence (2,870).Graduates of Architectural and Town Planning number 2,268 followed by Mathematics majors (2,094), general courses (1,863), Religion and Theology (1,280) and Trade, Craft and Industrial (403).

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