PUP Third Top Nutrition-Dietetics School in PH


The Polytechnic University of the Philippines ranked third among the top performing schools with 50 or more examinees and with at least 80 percent passing rate in the recently held Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Examination.

PUP retained its title as the country’s third top nutrition-dietetics school after 74 of the 83 examinees from the PUP College of Science passed the licensure examination conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission this August 2015.

The University obtained a passing rate of 89.16 percent in the exam, a figure relatively higher than this year’s national passing average of 65.94 percent. The University of the Philippines in Los Baños dominated the recent board exam by posting a 100 percent (110 out of 110) passing rate while the University of Santo Tomas in Manila came in second with its 98.77 percent (80 out of 81) passing rate.

The country’s first polytechnic and largest university had 58 (83 percent) successful examinees in 2010; 61 (84.72 percent) in 2011; 70 (85.37 percent) in 2012; 58 (77.33 percent) in 2013; and 93 (88.57 percent) in 2014.