THE UNIVERSITY recorded a 100-percent passing rate in the nursing board exams for the fifth straight year.

It also ranked first among top-performing schools for the fifth consecutive year, results of the November 2019 nursing licensure examinations showed.

UST posted a perfect passing rate as all 338 Thomasians made the cut. Sixteen Thomasians made it to the top 10.

Jarvin Vincent Lumauig led the fresh batch of Thomasian nurses with a score of 88.4 percent, good for third.

Jana Aryn Apolinario and Phil Justin Soriano finished fourth, with similar 88.2-percent marks.

Bennette Salazar and Sheline Tumaliuan nabbed the fifth spot with identical 88-percent scores.

John Reynel Tamayo clinched the sixth spot after tallying 87.8 percent.

Maria-Jayne Lerma, Yannah Mae Loyola and Jireh Li Piñol captured the 9th spot, each scoring 87.2 percent.

John Howell Diric, Aaron Kyle Enriquez, Nicson Madulid, Patricia Dianne Melo, Clarice Gabrielle Sanchez, Arabelle Mae Tui and Marie Abigail Turingan shared the 10th spot after each scored 87 percent.

Saint Louis University and the De La Salle Medicine and Health Sciences Institute also recorded perfect passing rates.

The University has been spotless in the nursing examinations since 2015.
The national passing rate rose to 55.20 percent or 7,627 out of 13,816 examinees, from last year’s 39.98 percent or 4,811 out of 12,033 examinees.


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