Accountancy - Top schools by board exam passing rates

Overall passing rate = 38% (first timers)

  • Displaying the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam passing rates of First Timers only
    (does not include people who took the exam for the 2nd or 3rd time)
  • Based on the results of 4 board exams:
    Oct 2017, May 2017, Oct 2016, May 2016
  • Listed in Green = schools with above average passing rate
  • Listed in Red = schools with below average passing rate

Top schools with 10 examinees or more (First Timers only)

School Passing Rate
(first timers)
1 University of the Philippines Diliman Quezon City 99% 139 of 140
2 University of St. La Salle Bacolod City 98% 66 of 67
3 University of San Carlos Cebu City 97% 143 of 147
- Adventist University of the Philippines Silang 97% 35 of 36
5 Kingfisher School of Business and Finance Lucao 96% 78 of 81
6 University of the Philippines Visayas - Tacloban College Tacloban 94% 51 of 54
7 University of Santo Tomas Manila 92% 799 of 863
- Central Mindanao University Maramag 92% 48 of 52
9 De La Salle University Manila 90% 293 of 322
- Holy Name University Tagbilaran City 90% 65 of 72
11 Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City 89% 98 of 110
- De La Salle University Dasmariñas Dasmarinas City 89% 62 of 69
13 Far Eastern University Manila 85% 174 of 203
- Divine Word College of Calapan Calapan City 85% 60 of 70
15 Notre Dame University Cotabato City 84% 54 of 64
- Notre Dame of Marbel University Koronadal City 84% 27 of 32
- Imus Institute Imus 84% 16 of 19
18 Bicol University - Daraga Daraga 83% 119 of 142
19 Asia Pacific College Makati 82% 24 of 29
20 Holy Angel University Angeles City 81% 193 of 238
- Silliman University Dumaguete City 81% 58 of 71
- The Lyceum of the Philippines - Laguna Calamba City 81% 27 of 33
23 University of San Jose-Recoletos Cebu City 80% 189 of 235
24 Ateneo de Naga University Naga City 79% 152 of 191
- Angeles University Foundation Angeles City 79% 31 of 39
26 Isabela State University Echague 78% 22 of 28
27 University of Mindanao Davao City 76% 97 of 126
28 Central Philippine University Iloilo City 75% 65 of 86
- Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Taguig City Taguig City 75% 44 of 58
- Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila 75% 15 of 20
31 University of the East Manila 74% 158 of 212
32 Mary the Queen College Pampanga Guagua 73% 36 of 49
33 Araullo University Cabanatuan City 72% 45 of 62
- Misamis University Ozamiz City 72% 8 of 11
- Southern Christian College Midsayap 72% 8 of 11
36 Mindanao State University - Main Campus Marawi City 71% 84 of 118
- Cagayan State University - Andrews Campus Caritan 71% 27 of 38
- San Sebastian College - Recoletos Manila 71% 15 of 21
39 Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology Iligan City 70% 87 of 123
- Cagayan State University - Carig Campus Tuguegarao City 70% 39 of 55
41 Chiang Kai Shek College Manila 69% 87 of 125
- University of the Philippines Visayas - Iloilo City Campus Iloilo City 69% 72 of 103
43 Mariano Marcos State University - Main Batac City 68% 53 of 77
- General De Jesus College San Isidro 68% 22 of 32
45 Cavite State University - Indang Campus Indang 67% 43 of 64
- Eastern Visayas State University Tacloban Tacloban 67% 37 of 55
47 Ateneo de Davao University Davao City 66% 235 of 353
- University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos Bacolod City 66% 30 of 45
- Batangas State University - Nasugbu Nasugbu 66% 14 of 21
50 University of the Cordilleras Baguio City 65% 99 of 152
51 Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Rosa Santa Rosa City 64% 54 of 84
- Jose Rizal University Mandaluyong 64% 20 of 31
53 University of Northern Philippines Vigan Vigan City 63% 51 of 80
- Colegio de Dagupan Dagupan City 63% 30 of 47
55 University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao City 62% 123 of 196
- Cebu Institute of Technology University Cebu City 62% 22 of 35
57 University of Batangas Batangas City 61% 40 of 65
- Technological Institute of the Philippines Manila 61% 36 of 59
- Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA Education Network Cagayan de Oro 61% 11 of 18
60 Tarlac State University Tarlac City 60% 92 of 152
61 University of the East - Caloocan Caloocan City 58% 98 of 167
- De La Salle Lipa Lipa City 58% 93 of 158
- Mindanao State University - Gensan General Santos City 58% 60 of 103
- University of Cebu - Banilad Campus Cebu City 58% 45 of 77
- Father Saturnino Urios University Butuan City 58% 44 of 75
- Notre Dame of Dadiangas University General Santos City 58% 14 of 24
67 University of Baguio Baguio City 57% 33 of 57
- University of Makati Makati 57% 19 of 33
69 Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila 56% 919 of 1637
- Central Luzon State University Science City of Munoz 56% 65 of 116
- University of Mindanao -Tagum Tagum City 56% 50 of 88
- University of Nueva Caceres Naga City 56% 21 of 37
73 Xavier University Cagayan de Oro 55% 103 of 184
- University of Perpetual Help System JONELTA in Cauayan City Cauayan City 55% 15 of 27
75 University of Cebu Cebu City 54% 67 of 124
- Bulacan State University - Main Campus Malolos City 54% 44 of 81
- Lyceum of the Philippines University - Cavite Campus General Trias 54% 35 of 64
- Southville International School and Colleges Las Pinas 54% 6 of 11
79 Saint Louis University Baguio City 53% 278 of 521
80 Saint Mary's University Bayombong 52% 91 of 175
- Saint Louis College - City of San Fernando San Fernando City 52% 43 of 82
- St. Scholastica's College Manila 52% 10 of 19
83 University of the Immaculate Conception Davao City 51% 23 of 45
- Sacred Heart College Lucena City 51% 19 of 37
- FEU Diliman Quezon City 51% 14 of 27
86 University Of Caloocan City Caloocan City 50% 48 of 95
- Catanduanes State University - Virac Virac 50% 32 of 63
- Laguna College San Pablo City 50% 27 of 53
- Notre Dame Of Midsayap College Midsayap 50% 20 of 40
- Sorsogon State College - Bulan Campus Bulan 50% 12 of 24
- San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite Cavite City 50% 9 of 18
- Mountain View College Valencia City 50% 8 of 16
93 Mapúa University (Makati Annex) Makati 49% 27 of 55
94 University of Pangasinan PHINMA Education Network Dagupan City 48% 26 of 54
- St. Paul University Dumaguete Dumaguete City 48% 13 of 27
96 Lyceum of the Philippines University - Batangas Batangas City 47% 23 of 48
97 Miriam College Quezon City 46% 18 of 39
- Cor Jesu College Digos City 46% 14 of 30
99 Baliuag University Baliuag 45% 79 of 175
- Manila Tytana Colleges Pasay 45% 5 of 11
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