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:
    Sep 2018, Mar 2018, Sep 2017, Mar 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 Cebu Institute of Medicine Cebu City 99% 282 of 283
- Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Manila 99% 130 of 131
3 University of Santo Tomas Manila 98% 962 of 980
- University of the Philippines Manila Manila 98% 308 of 312
- West Visayas State University Iloilo City 98% 197 of 201
- St. Luke’s College of Medicine- William H. Quasha Memorial Quezon City 98% 179 of 181
- Xavier University Cagayan de Oro 98% 110 of 112
8 San Beda College Manila 97% 193 of 198
- Silliman University Dumaguete City 97% 100 of 103
10 Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City 96% 274 of 284
- St. Paul University Philippines Tuguegarao City 96% 26 of 27
12 Far Eastern University Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Quezon City 95% 812 of 849
- University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Quezon City 95% 646 of 679
- Davao Medical School Foundation Davao City 95% 258 of 269
15 Angeles University Foundation Angeles City 94% 144 of 152
16 Saint Louis University Baguio City 92% 288 of 311
- Cebu Doctors' University Mandaue City 92% 224 of 243
- Ateneo de Zamboanga University Zamboanga City 92% 74 of 80
19 Manila Central University Caloocan City 89% 146 of 164
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