A THOMASIAN topped the January 2018 licensure exams for architects, while the University remained the top-performing school for the third straight year.
UST’s passing rate went up to 85.71 percent, with 120 out of 140 examinees making the cut, results from the Professional Regulation Commission showed.
The passing rate was higher compared with last year’s 81.75 percent, in which 112 passed out of 137 UST examinees.
Thomasian Marc Heinrich Go led the new batch of architects with a score of 85.40 percent.
Paolo Ricci Bambico ranked seventh with 83.10 percent while Melissa Gregorio placed eighth with a score of 82.90 percent.
The national passing rate slid to 57.60 percent or 1,126 out of 1,955 examinees. Last year’s passing rate was 57.62 percent or 919 out of 1,595 examinees.