THE UNIVERSITY emerged as the sole top-performing school in the June 2017 architecture licensure examinations, with a Thomasian landing in the top 10 list of passers.
UST’s passing rate went up to 83.26 percent, with 184 making the cut out of 221 examinees, results from the Professional Regulation Commission showed. This was significantly higher compared with last year’s 75.13 percent.
Thomasian Carmela Dawn Linarez placed seventh in the exams with an 82.40-percent score.
Jefferson Ventura from Saint Louis University ranked first in the exams with a score of 84.70 percent.
The national passing rate went down to 55.62 percent or 1,490 out of 2,679 examinees. Last year’s passing rate was 55.89 percent or 1,243 out of 2,224 examinees.