LIST: Top performing schools for doctors in the Philippines

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 23 2017 02:36 AM | Updated as of Sep 23 2017 04:53 PM

The Cebu Institute of Medicine and Saint Luke's College of Medicine dominated the Physician Licensure Examination given in August, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) said Friday.

Both schools bested 50 others and registered a passing rate of 100 percent in the recent board exams.

West Visayas State University in Iloilo City came in second with a 99.0% passing rate, followed by Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila with 98.15% passing rate.

University of the Philippines Manila and University of Santo Tomas (UST) placed fourth and fifth, respectively, with a passing rate of 97.33% and 97.10%.

Meanwhile, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center ranked sixth with a 96.93% passing rate.

Xavier University placed seventh with a passing rate of 96.43, while San Beda College came in eighth place with a 94.34 passing rate.

Cebu Doctors University-College of Medicine ranked ninth with 93.64% and Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation placed tenth with 92.54%.

The PRC announced that 3,340 out of 4,064 examinees passed the board examination.

UST produced 6 of the 11 examinees who garnered the highest ratings, while De La Salle University-Health Science Institute produced 2. Graduates of West Visayas State U, UP Manila and Cebu Institute of Medicine also made it to the top 10.

RANK

SCHOOL

TOTAL NO.

OF EXAM.

TOTAL NO.

PASSED

PERCENTAGE

PASSED

1

CEBU INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE

122

122

100.00%

 

SAINT LUKE'S COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

83

83

100.00%

2

WEST VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY-LA PAZ

101

100

99.01%

3

PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA

108

106

98.15%

4

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES-MANILA

150

146

97.33%

5

UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

482

468

97.10%

 

ATENEO DE MLA UNIV. SCHOOL  OF MED. & PUBLIC HEALTH-PASIG

138

134

97.10%

6

UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST RAMON MAGSAYSAY MEM MEDICAL CTR

326

316

96.93%

7

XAVIER UNIVERSITY

56

54

96.43%

8

SAN BEDA COLLEGE

106

100

94.34%

9

CEBU DOCTORS UNIVERSITY-COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

110

103

93.64%

10

FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY-NICANOR REYES MEDICAL FOUNDATION

268

248

92.54%