Doctor of Medicine - Top schools by board exam passing rates

Overall passing rate = 88% (first timers)

  • Displaying the Physician 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:
    Mar 2018, Sep 2017, Mar 2017, Sep 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 St. Luke’s College of Medicine- William H. Quasha Memorial Quezon City 100% 162 of 162
- Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Manila 100% 125 of 125
- St. Paul University Philippines Tuguegarao City 100% 14 of 14
4 University of the Philippines Manila Manila 98% 316 of 321
- Cebu Institute of Medicine Cebu City 98% 256 of 259
6 West Visayas State University Iloilo City 97% 199 of 204
7 University of Santo Tomas Manila 96% 929 of 959
8 Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City 95% 253 of 264
9 University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Quezon City 94% 632 of 669
- San Beda College Manila 94% 163 of 172
- Xavier University Cagayan de Oro 94% 125 of 132
- Angeles University Foundation Angeles City 94% 117 of 124
13 Far Eastern University Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Quezon City 93% 738 of 789
- Cebu Doctors' University Mandaue City 93% 226 of 241
- Silliman University Dumaguete City 93% 87 of 93
16 Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City 92% 73 of 79
17 Davao Medical School Foundation Davao City 91% 232 of 254
18 Saint Louis University Baguio City 89% 264 of 295
19 Our Lady of Fatima University in Valenzuela City Valenzuela City 86% 532 of 614
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