A total of 13 colleges and universities, 8 private and 5 public schools, are among the top performing architecture schools in the 5-year aggregate data of architect licensure examinations with at least 100 examinees and above 70 percent weighted passing rate.

University of the Philippines-Diliman topped the list of performing architecture schools for 2014-2018 with 98.83 percent weighted passing rate. The school has produced a total of 337 licensed architects from the 5-year aggregate of examinees.

A total of 12,588 out of 21,679 examinees passed the architects licensure examinations from January 2014 up to August 2018 including the special professional licensure examination, which were held abroad. The weighted national passing rate is 58.07 percent.

With a weighted passing rate of 83.44 percent, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas ranked second followed by University of Santo Tomas with 83.16 percent weighted passing rate. DLSU-Dasmariñas has registered a total of 163 licensed architects for same period while UST has produced 1,639, the largest number of passers from a single campus.

Meanwhile, University of San Carlos got an overall weighted passing rate of 78.30% and was ranked fourth, with 386 out of its 493 examinees passing the architects board exams.

Ateneo de Davao-University earned the fifth place with a weighted passing rate of 77.39% or 178 out of 230 examinees passing the said licensure examinations.

A total of 445 examinees out of 582 (or 76.46% weighted average) passed the 2014-2018 architects licensure examinations from Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Main.

Completing the top 10 performing schools are the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (75.78 percent), Technological University of the Philippines-Manila (75.63%), Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (74.83%), and Mapua University-Manila (74.59 percent).

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Here is the full list of top performing architecture schools nationwide for 2014-2018 with at least 100 examinees and with at least 70.0% weighted passing rate.

Top Performing Architecture Schools in the Philippines (2014-2018)
RankSchool201420152016201720185-year aggregate
Takers% Passed (WA)Takers% Passed (WA)Takers% Passed (WA)Takers% Passed (WA)Takers% Passed (WA)PassersTakersWeighted Average (%)
1University of the Philippines-Diliman44100.007498.657997.4766100.007898.7233734198.83
2De La Salle University-Dasmariñas1376.9219100.003680.564979.594684.7813616383.44
3University of Santo Tomas40681.0342586.3539580.7636782.5637884.921639197183.16
4University of San Carlos7689.4710283.3411172.0710772.909777.3238649378.30
5Ateneo De Davao University3278.133180.646476.565273.085180.3917823077.39
6Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Main-Sta. Mesa10478.8410182.1810470.1913773.7213677.9444558276.46
7De La Salle University-College of Saint Benilde--475.001258.343971.807380.829712875.78
8Technological University of the Philippines-Manila6075.008278.0510178.2212071.6610976.1535747275.63
9Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila5194.124883.336272.586969.566460.9422029474.83
10Mapua University-Manila9375.275780.707968.359273.9110475.9631742574.59
11University of Saint Louis-Tuguegarao2770.373571.432373.912576.005273.0811816272.84
12Saint Louis University6882.358383.138072.5013265.1520668.4541056972.06
13University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines2075.002281.823473.533063.334465.9110615070.67

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