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A THOMASIAN landed in the top 10 of the November 2023 licensure examinations for pharmacists, in which UST was the third top-performing school. 

UST alumna Nyzza Tomas led the crop of new Thomasian pharmacists after scoring 92.23 percent, the fifth-best score nationwide. 

Justine Gajo of Centro Escolar University in Manila clinched the No. 1 spot in the latest pharmacy board exams with a 93.25-percent score. 

UST was the top producer of new pharmacists in the licensure exams, with 288 of its 303 examinees making the cut, or a 95.05-percent passing rate. 

Saint Louis University was named the top-performing school after logging a 96.84-percent passing rate (245 of 253). It was followed by the Angeles University Foundation, which recorded a passing rate of 96.10 percent (74 of 77).

The national passing rate climbed to 73.65 percent (2,974 of 4,038) from 62.42 percent (1,420 of 2,275) in April.

The November 2023 licensure exams for pharmacists were held from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3.


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