More than 9,700 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing this year.
Almost 17,900 nursing graduates took the exams held in Manila, Bacolod,Baguio, Cabanatuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, Laoag, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.
Benedict Rey Montas Serrano, a graduate of Bicol University-Legazpi, topped the exams with a rating of 86.4.
Here are the top 10 best performing nursing schools in the Philippines, based on the 2015 nursing board exams.
Only schools that had 50 or more examinees and with at least 80% passing rate were included on this list by the PRC.
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10. University of Saint La Salle
The University of St. La Salle is a private Catholic university in Bacolod City.
50 out of 55 examinees from this school passed the 2015 nursing board exams.