Cost of Living

Ateneo College Admissions
Information for Current Students

The following are the average monthly living and studying expenses of students in Ateneo.

Expense Range of Monthly Cost (PHP)
Rent (Dorm/Boarding House/Apt) 8,000-19,000
Food (3 meals/day) 7,440-10,230
Transportation Depends on location from campus
Laundry 550-800
Books, supplies, printing, and other educational expenses Depends on degree program and subject/s taken every semester


Of course, these amounts may vary depending on the student’s specific needs and wants. Nevertheless, the costs indicated above are good enough gauge of how much money each family must prepare in order to cover common expenses.

Updated as of 1 September 2023