UST registers 68-percent passing rate in May 2018 CPA board exams

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THE UNIVERSITY recorded a 68-percent passing rate in the May 2018 licensure examinations for certified public accountants, with 68 Thomasian examinees passing the test out of 100 .

UST’s passing rate last year was at 71.82 percent, or 79 passing out of 110 examinees.

Jayson Ong Chan of Saint Paul School of Professional Studies led this year’s batch of accountants, with a score of 92.50 percent.

De la Salle University – Manila was named the top-performing school after recording a 90.11-percent passing rate, or 82 out of 91 examinees.

The national passing rate went down to 28.92 percent or 2,843 out of 9,830 takers, compared with last year’s 30.45 percent or 4,511 out of 14,816 examinees.

Editor’s Note: We wish to clarify that the passing rate of UST in last year’s May licensure examinations was at 71.82 percent, and not at 91.99 percent. We apologize for this mistake.


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