Accountancy - Top schools by board exam passing rates

Overall passing rate = 32% (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 2018, May 2018, Oct 2017, May 2017
  • 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 96% 140 of 145
- Kingfisher School of Business and Finance Lucao 96% 89 of 92
3 University of San Carlos Cebu City 95% 145 of 152
4 De La Salle University Manila 91% 305 of 332
- University of St. La Salle Bacolod City 91% 65 of 71
- Adventist University of the Philippines Silang 91% 41 of 45
7 De La Salle University Dasmariñas Dasmarinas City 86% 62 of 72
8 University of the Philippines Visayas - Tacloban College Tacloban 85% 53 of 62
9 University of Santo Tomas Manila 84% 706 of 833
10 Divine Word College of Calapan Calapan City 81% 53 of 65
11 Far Eastern University Manila 78% 208 of 264
12 Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City 77% 67 of 86
- Holy Name University Tagbilaran City 77% 52 of 67
14 Bicol University - Daraga Daraga 76% 102 of 134
15 Mountain View College Valencia City 75% 12 of 16
16 Holy Angel University Angeles City 74% 172 of 231
- University of San Jose-Recoletos Cebu City 74% 168 of 226
- Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila 74% 20 of 27
19 General De Jesus College San Isidro 73% 25 of 34
20 Asia Pacific College Makati 71% 33 of 46
21 Cagayan State University - Andrews Campus Caritan 69% 41 of 59
- Notre Dame University Cotabato City 69% 38 of 55
- Notre Dame of Marbel University Koronadal City 69% 29 of 42
24 Central Mindanao University Maramag 68% 35 of 51
- Mary the Queen College Pampanga Guagua 68% 28 of 41
26 Ateneo de Naga University Naga City 67% 151 of 225
- University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao City 67% 142 of 211
28 Ateneo de Davao University Davao City 66% 219 of 330
- Araullo University Cabanatuan City 66% 38 of 57
- Angeles University Foundation Angeles City 66% 30 of 45
- Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA Education Network Cagayan de Oro 66% 8 of 12
32 University of the East Manila 65% 130 of 198
- University of the Philippines Visayas - Iloilo City Campus Iloilo City 65% 69 of 106
34 Cagayan State University - Carig Campus Tuguegarao City 64% 24 of 37
35 University of Southern Mindanao Kabacan 63% 12 of 19
36 San Sebastian College - Recoletos Manila 62% 10 of 16
37 Batangas State University - Nasugbu Nasugbu 60% 15 of 25
38 Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Taguig City Taguig City 59% 38 of 64
- FEU Diliman Quezon City 59% 16 of 27
40 University of the East - Caloocan Caloocan City 58% 90 of 153
- Mindanao State University - Main Campus Marawi City 58% 53 of 91
- The Lyceum of the Philippines - Laguna Calamba City 58% 30 of 51
- Jose Rizal University Mandaluyong 58% 25 of 43
- Miriam College Quezon City 58% 17 of 29
- San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite Cavite City 58% 10 of 17
46 Tarlac State University Tarlac City 57% 68 of 118
- Silliman University Dumaguete City 57% 45 of 78
- University of La Salette Santiago Santiago City 57% 28 of 49
49 University of Mindanao Davao City 56% 94 of 165
- Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology Iligan City 56% 78 of 138
51 Imus Institute Imus 55% 15 of 27
52 Mindanao State University - Gensan General Santos City 54% 51 of 93
- Mariano Marcos State University - Main Batac City 54% 46 of 84
- University of Baguio Baguio City 54% 29 of 53
- Saint Vincent College - Dipolog City Dipolog City 54% 17 of 31
56 Chiang Kai Shek College Manila 53% 101 of 188
- De La Salle Lipa Lipa City 53% 61 of 115
- Catanduanes State University - Virac Virac 53% 29 of 54
59 Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Rosa Santa Rosa City 52% 40 of 76
- University of Pangasinan PHINMA Education Network Dagupan City 52% 31 of 59
- University of the Immaculate Conception Davao City 52% 25 of 48
62 University of the Cordilleras Baguio City 51% 70 of 136
- University of Cebu Cebu City 51% 27 of 52
64 Technological Institute of the Philippines Manila 50% 39 of 78
- University of Saint Anthony Iriga City 50% 17 of 34
- Sorsogon State College - Bulan Campus Bulan 50% 10 of 20
- Notre Dame of Dadiangas University General Santos City 50% 9 of 18
- St. Mary's College of Tagum Tagum City 50% 8 of 16
- Saint Francis Xavier College San Francisco 50% 5 of 10
70 Xavier University Cagayan de Oro 48% 80 of 165
- Our Lady of the Pillar's College Cauayan City 48% 26 of 54
- Notre Dame Of Midsayap College Midsayap 48% 20 of 41
- Malayan Colleges Laguna Cabuyao 48% 15 of 31
- Isabela State University Echague 48% 14 of 29
75 Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila 47% 780 of 1654
- University Of Caloocan City Caloocan City 47% 50 of 105
- National University Manila 47% 43 of 91
78 Central Luzon State University Science City of Munoz 46% 52 of 111
- University of Batangas Batangas City 46% 29 of 63
80 Bulacan State University - Main Campus Malolos City 45% 51 of 111
- Central Philippine University Iloilo City 45% 43 of 94
- University of Northern Philippines Vigan Vigan City 45% 32 of 70
- University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos Bacolod City 45% 18 of 40
- Cavite State University Cavite City 45% 11 of 24
- University of the Visayas Cebu City 45% 5 of 11
86 Colegio de Dagupan Dagupan City 44% 23 of 52
- Mapúa University - Makati Makati 44% 22 of 49
- Cavite State University - Indang Campus Indang 44% 13 of 29
89 University of Cebu - Banilad Campus Cebu City 43% 25 of 57
- San Beda College Alabang Muntinlupa City 43% 19 of 44
- Eastern Visayas State University Tacloban Tacloban 43% 19 of 44
- University of Cebu - LapuLapu and Mandaue Campus Mandaue City 43% 16 of 37
- Cebu Institute of Technology University Cebu City 43% 10 of 23
94 Father Saturnino Urios University Butuan City 42% 46 of 107
- Lyceum of the Philippines University - Batangas Campus Batangas City 42% 21 of 50
96 New Era University Quezon City 41% 63 of 151
- University of Mindanao -Tagum Tagum City 41% 47 of 114
- Colegio San Agustin Bacolod Bacolod City 41% 14 of 34
- Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Colleges General Santos City 41% 14 of 34
100 Saint Louis University Baguio City 40% 242 of 601
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