A total of 20 medical schools, 15 private and 5 public schools, are among the top performing schools in the 5-year aggregate data of physicians licensure examinations with at least 200 examinees and above the weighted national passing percentage.
Cebu Institute of Medicine led the list of top performing medical schools for 2014-2018 with 99.39 percent weighted passing rate. The school has produced a total of 649 medical doctors from the 5-year aggregate of examinees.
A total of 18,047 out of 23,561 examinees passed the physician licensure examination from February 2014 up to September 2018. The weighted national passing rate is 76.60.
With a weighted passing percentage of 98.48 percent, the University of the Philippines-Manila placed second followed by Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila with 98.18 weighted passing rate. UP-Manila has registered a total of 779 medical doctors for same period while PLM has produced 649.
St. Luke’s College of Medicine-William H. Quasha Memorial got an overall weighted passing rate of 97.76% and was ranked fourth, with 349 out of its 357 examinees passing the medical doctors’ board exams.
Ateneo De Manila University School of Medical & Public Health-Pasig earned the fifth place with a weighted passing rate of 96.92% or 630 out of 650 examinees passing the said licensure examinations.
Data from the Professional Regulation Commission revealed that a total of 2,353 examinees out of 2,428 (or 96.91% weighted average) passed the 2014-2018 physician licensure examinations from University of Santo Tomas. This is the largest number of passers for physician board exams for a single school.
Completing the top 10 performing schools are the West Visayas State University-La Paz (95.37 percent), Xavier University (94.62%), University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memomorial Medical Center (94.31%), and the Silliman University (93.27 percent).
Here is the full list of top performing medical schools nationwide for 2014-2018 with at least 200 examinees and above weighted national passing rate of 76.60%.
|Top Performing Medical Schools in the Philippines (2014-2018)|
|Takers||Passing % (WA)||Takers||Passing % (WA)||Takers||Passing % (WA)||Takers||Passing % (WA)||Takers||Passing % (WA)||Passers||Takers||Weighted Average|
|1||Cebu Institute of Medicine||103||100.00||132||100.00||129||97.67||133||100.00||156||99.36||649||653||99.39|
|2||University of the Philippines-Manila||156||98.72||161||100.00||155||98.07||164||97.56||155||98.06||779||791||98.48|
|3||Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila||143||97.90||155||98.71||118||99.15||113||97.35||132||97.72||649||661||98.18|
|4||St. Luke's Med. Center Coll. Of Med.-William H. Quasha Memorial||43||93.03||57||96.49||75||100.00||85||98.82||97||97.94||349||357||97.76|
|5||Ateneo De Manila Univ. School of Med. & Public Health-Pasig||110||98.18||118||99.15||126||95.24||145||97.24||151||95.36||630||650||96.92|
|6||University of Santo Tomas||483||98.34||435||98.16||487||93.63||518||96.53||505||98.02||2,353||2,428||96.91|
|7||West Visayas State University-La Paz||94||92.55||93||98.93||109||91.74||117||96.58||105||97.14||494||518||95.37|
|9||University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Mem Medical Center||244||96.72||242||96.70||329||90.57||372||96.23||359||92.48||1,458||1,546||94.31|
|11||Cebu Doctors University-College of Medicine||69||92.75||76||94.74||116||89.66||128||92.97||132||91.66||480||521||92.13|
|12||Angeles University Foundation||14||85.72||39||92.30||53||94.34||78||91.02||89||89.89||249||273||91.21|
|13||Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation||242||84.71||262||91.22||389||84.57||446||90.81||502||92.43||1,642||1,841||89.19|
|14||Saint Louis University||107||88.79||141||95.03||156||82.69||167||87.42||190||89.47||674||761||88.57|
|15||Davao Medical School Foundation||109||88.99||125||90.40||158||82.91||135||84.45||175||93.71||619||702||88.18|
|16||Ateneo De Zamboanga University||48||75.00||40||95.00||47||82.98||50||78.00||45||95.56||195||230||84.78|
|17||Central Philippine University||39||84.62||53||88.68||54||68.52||81||83.95||99||81.82||266||326||81.60|
|18||San Beda College||85||61.18||99||82.83||77||76.62||121||88.43||107||88.79||395||489||80.78|
|19||Mindanao State University-Marawi City||61||85.25||48||77.08||73||69.86||83||78.31||74||83.79||267||339||78.76|
|20||Cagayan State University-Tuguegarao||30||86.67||43||90.69||66||66.67||74||86.49||110||69.09||249||323||77.09|
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