FILE PHOTO (Photo by Francia Denise M. Arizabal/ The Varsitarian)

THE UNIVERSITY was named the third top-performing school in the April 2024 licensure examinations for pharmacists, in which 54 out of 62 Thomasians made the cut.

UST maintained its position among the top schools in the board exams despite its passing rate sliding to 87.10 percent from 95.05 percent (288 passers out of 303 examinees) in November 2023.

Rhedz-Wei Hadjula of Universidad de Zamboanga led the batch of new pharmacists after scoring 92.85 percent, the highest nationwide.

Mariano Marcos State University Batac emerged as the top-performing school with a passing rate of 96.88 percent (62 passers out of 64 examinees)

The national passing rate dropped to 55.19 percent (1,185 of 2,147) in the latest cycle from 73.65 percent (2,974 of 4,038) in the previous one.

The April 2024 licensure exams for pharmacists were conducted from April 16 to 17.


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