A total of 7 colleges and universities, 1 public and 6 private schools, are among the top performing dentistry schools out of 38 in the 2018 aggregate data of dentist licensure examinations with 35 or more examinees and with at least 70% weighted passing rate. (READ: 8 Ranked Best Dentistry Schools in the Philippines for 2018)
The University of the Philippines-Manila earned the No. 1 spot as top performing school in dentist licensure examinations for 2018 with a 100 percent weighted passing rate or 43 successful examinees out of 43.
A total of 1,399 out of 2,708 examinees successfully passed the dentist licensure examinations in 2018’s May and November written phase exam schedules. The weighted national passing rate for the same period was 51.66 percent.
Firs-time examinees accounted for 1,523 with a total of 1,062 successful examinees or 69.73 percent passing rate of the same group or 39.22 percent of the total examinees.
Of the 1,185 repeaters, only 337 successfully passed the licensure examination in 2018 or 28.44% among the repeaters or 12.44% among the total examinees.
The University of Baguio placed second with a 91.81 percent weighted passing rate from its 56 successful examinees out of 61.
The Cebu Doctor’s University came in third place with a 91.31 percent from its 63 passers out of 69 examinees.
The Centro Escolar University-Malolos was fourth with a 89.19 percent weighted passing rate from its 33 successful examinees out of 37.
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Centrol Escolar University-Makati earned the fifth place with an 86.67 percent weighted passing rate from its 39 successful examinees out of 45.
The University of the East-Manila placed sixth with a 79.80 percent weighted passing rate from its 245 successful examinees out 307.
The Southwestern University in Cebu City earned the seventh spot with a 71.14 percent weighted passing rate from its 69 successful examinees out of 97.
Below is the list of the top performing dentistry schools in the Philippines with their ranking metrics.
|Top Performing Dentistry Schools in the Philippines for 2018|
|First Timers||Repeaters||Overll Performance|
|1||UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES-MANILA||43||43||0||0||43||0||43||100.00%|
|2||UNIVERSITY OF BAGUIO||54||55||2||6||56||5||61||91.81%|
|3||CEBU DOCTORS' UNIVERSITY||59||61||4||8||63||6||69||91.31%|
|4||CENTRO ESCOLAR UNIVERSITY-MALOLOS||31||31||2||6||33||4||37||89.19%|
|5||CENTRO ESCOLAR UNIVERSITY-MAKATI||37||42||2||3||39||6||45||86.67%|
|6||UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST-MANILA||210||236||35||71||245||62||307||79.80%|
- December 2018 Dentist Licensure Examination Results Released in Two (2) Working Days. (2018, December 28). Retrieved from https://prc.gov.ph/article/september-2018-results-licensure-examination-teachers-released-fifty-two-52-working-days
- May 2018 Dentist Licensure Examination Results Released in Two (2) Working Days. (2018, June 6). Retrieved from https://www.prc.gov.ph/article/may-2018-dentist-licensure-examination-results-released-two-2-working-days/2265