Urdaneta City University marked a month-long streak of academic excellence as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) named the University passers of August and September 2021 professional board examinations.
The College of Engineering and Architecture recorded 16 newly Registered Electrical Engineers (REE), 18 newly Registered Master Electricians (RME), and two Licensed Architects after their respective licensure examinations in August and September.
The new REEs of UCU set the bar high by bringing an 88.89% institutional passing rate over the 64.48% national passing rate. The University also garnered an institutional passing rate of 78.26 % over the 67.44% national passing rate on the newly RMEs. Whereas, the newly licensed architects garnered a 66.67% institutional passing rate this over the recorded 65.96% national passing rate this year.
According to the PRC, 1,668 out of 2,590 passed the Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination and 1,506 out of 2,233 passed the Registered Master Electrician Licensure Examination. As also announced, 560 out of 849 successfully passed the Architecture Licensure Examination 2021.
For this year, the College of Human Sciences-Social Work Department produced seven new Registered Social Workers, giving UCU a 77.78% institutional passing rate, way higher than the 37.75% national passing rate. PRC also announced that 612 out of 1,621 examinees passed this year’s examination.
Further, two Registered Librarians were added to the laurels of UCU professional board passers after the announcement of results of the Librarian Licensure Examination on September 13, 2021.
As announced, 113 out of 237 takers passed the examination last September 8-9 giving UCU an institutional passing rate of 66.67% over the recorded national passing rate of 47.68%.
UCU administration, deans, and faculty members assisted the passers in the preparation and completion of their requirements in this year’s board examinations.