March 15, 2016, 10:35p.m. –  THE UNIVERSITY attained a higher passing rate in the March 2016 medical technology licensure examinations, with 34 Thomasians making the cut out of 38 examinees.

UST recorded a passing rate of 89.47 percent, higher than last year’s 85.11 percent, results from the Professional Regulation Commission showed.

Jhamaica Emmyrose Aboy of Centro Escolar University-Manila topped this year’s licensure examinations with a score of 90.60 percent.

Adventist University of the Philippines, Cagayan State University-Andrews Campus, and University of Baguio tied for the No. 1 spot on the list of top-performing schools.

In December 2015, the Commission on Higher Education gave UST’s medical technology program the coveted Center of Excellence status, valid until 2018.

This year’s national passing rate improved to 78.81 percent with 2,046 passers out of 2,596 examinees. Last year’s passing rate was 73.07 percent, with 1,419 examinees passing out of 1,942 takers. Josef Brian M. Ramil


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