Top Performing Medical Schools in the Philippines for 2019

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Top Performing Medical Schools in the Philippines for 2019

A total of 28 colleges and universities, 22 private and 6 public schools, are among the top performing medical schools for 2019 out of 58 in the 2019 aggregate data of physician licensure examinations with at least 50 examinees and above the weighted passing rate of 80 percent. (READ: 28 ranked Best Medical Schools in the Philippines for 2019)

West Visayas State University-La Paz, St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine-William H. Quasha Memorial, Cebu Institute of Medicine and Ateneo de Manila University School of Medicine and Public Health-Pasig earned the No. 1 spot as top performing schools in physician licensure examinations for 2019 with a 100 percent weighted passing rate from their 50 or more examinees.

A total of 4,638 out of 6,291 examinees passed the physician licensure examinations held in March and September of 2019. The weighted national passing rate for 2019 was 82.90%, up by 5.02% from 2018’s weighted passing rate of 77.88 percent.

The University of Santo Tomas placed second with a 99.36 percent weighted passing rate from its 461 successful examinees out of 464 in 2019.

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila came in third place with a 99.06 percent from its 105 passers out of 106 examinees.

The University of the Philippines-Manila was fourth with a 98.74 percent weighted passing rate from its 105 successful examinees out of 106.

University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc. earned the fifth place with a 98.65 percent weighted passing rate from its 293 successful examinees out of 297.

Silliman University was sixth with a weighted passing rate of 98.41% from its 62 out of 63 examinees.

Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation earned the seventh spot after registering a weighted passing rate of 98.22% from its 440 passers out of 448 examinees.

Bicol University-Legazpi placed eighth after 50 out its 51 examinees (98.04%) successfully passed the two physician licensure examinations.

The Xavier University-Ateneo De Cagayan earned the ninth place with a weighted passing rate of 96.39% from its 80 out of 83 examinees.

Completing the list of top 10 performing medical schools is Saint Louis University with a weighted passing rate of 96.04% from its 170 successful examinees out of 177.

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Here is the full list of top performing medical schools nationwide for 2019 with at least 50 examinees and above the weighted passing rate of 80%.

28 Top Performing Medical Schools in the Philippines for 2019
First TimersRepeatersOverall Performance
Rank
School
PASSEDTOTALPASSEDTOTALPASSEDFAILEDTOTALWeighted Ave.
1ATENEO DE MLA UNIV. SCHOOL OF MED. & PUBLIC HEALTH-PASIG146146551510151100.00%
CEBU INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE133133111340134100.00%
ST. LUKE'S MED. CENTER COLL. OF MED.-WILLIAM H. QUASHA MEM.99990099099100.00%
WEST VISAYAS STATE UNIV.-LA PAZ93930093093100.00%
2UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS45445678461346499.36%
3PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA10310323105110699.06%
4UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES- MANILA15615712157215998.74%
5UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST-RAMON MAGSAYSAY MEMORIAL MEDICAL CTR29129522293429798.65%
6SILLIMAN UNIVERSITY5960336216398.41%
7FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY- NICANOR REYES MEDICAL FOUNDATION4234251723440844898.22%
8BICOL UNIVERSITY-LEGAZPI5051005015198.04%
9XAVIER UNIVERSITY8082018038396.39%
10SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY1571601317170717796.04%
11ANGELES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION6363586837195.77%
12DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION179184391821119394.30%
13CENTRAL PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITY697312138158694.18%
14UNIVERSITY OF SAINT LA SALLE535411146446894.12%
15SAN BEDA UNIVERSITY(FOR SAN BEDA COLL.)8891158979692.71%
16DE LA SALLE MED. & HEALTH SCIENCES INST.(FOR.DLSU- DASMA HS)20421610222142423889.92%
17ILOILO DOCTORS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE6979131582129487.24%
18CEBU DOCTORS UNIVERSITY- COLLEGE OF MEDICINE11813511131291914887.16%
19CAGAYAN STATE UNIVERSITY- TUGUEGARAO889412211001511586.96%
20UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN PHILIPPINES-VIGAN454991554106484.38%
21ATENEO DE ZAMBOANGA UNIVERSITY4346284595483.33%
22REMEDIOS T. ROMUALDEZ MEDICAL FOUNDATION62682739891810783.17%
23MANILA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY- CALOOCAN CITY81901627972011782.91%
24MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY- MARAWI CITY475561053126581.54%
25MATIAS H. AZNAR MEMORIAL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE,INC.(FOR S.U.)8910331451202814881.08%

References:

  1. September 2018 Physician Licensure Examination Results Released in five (5) working days. (2018, November 6). Retrieved from https://prc.gov.ph/article/september-2018-physician-licensure-examination-results-released-five-5-working-days/3681
  2. March 2018 Physician Licensure Examination results released in three (3) working days. (2018, March 15). Retrieved from https://www.prc.gov.ph/article/march-2018-physician-licensure-examination-results-released-three-3-working-days/1355

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