Mapúa demonstrates excellence in the 2019 boards
Mapúa University, a Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia top engineering and technological school, takes pride in its growing list of exemplary graduates earning spots in the Top 10 board passers of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)’s 2019 engineer and architect licensure examinations.
This month, two of the University’s graduates, Engr. Emerson M. Rendon and Engr. Randolph Nataniel A. Macaraeg, ranked first and fourth, respectively, in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Examination. Mapúa was also hailed as the board exam’s number one top-performing school with a passing percentage of 86.67%.
Mapúa also landed the second top-performing school in the June Interior Design Licensure Exam, posting 84.62% passing percentage versus the overall national passing rate of 65.94%.
In May, five graduates of Mapúa posted high marks in two of PRC’s licensure examinations. Mapúa produced three topnotchers in the Civil Engineer Licensure Examination – Engr. Ralph Christian N. Nono, sixth placer, Engr. Jules-Renan A. Montano, seventh placer, and Engr. Mark Alexander G. Bundang, eighth placer. Engr. Mark Darryl D. Ang also ranked fifth in the Chemical Engineer Licensure Exam followed by Engr. John Aldus T. Dado in sixth place.
Mapúa was also named as the second top-performing school in the civil engineering boards, with a passing rate of 80.65% versus the national passing percentage of 38.25%.
Two of the University’s graduates also earned places in the April Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam’s top examinees. Engr. Paul Nathaniel M. Bacud ranked third while Engr. Jason Roy M. Aves ranked seventh. Engr. Erick John B. Reyes also secured the third spot of the April Electronics Engineer Licensure Exam’s Top 10 passers.
In January, Mapúa was hailed as the number one top-performing school in the architecture boards with two topnotchers – Arch. Genna Aina G. Domingo in fourth and Arch. Ulysses Eduardo B. De Guia Jr. in sixth.
Mapúa’s undergraduate programs for the aforementioned engineering fields are accredited by the US-based ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission and are recognized as the Philippines’ Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s Centers of Excellence. With 14 ABET-accredited programs, the University holds the most number of ABET-recognized programs for a single campus in the Philippines. It also has the most number of engineering programs that are CHED COEs.
Continuously producing the nation’s top builders and creators, Mapúa now boasts its 371 board topnotchers across 11 of PRC-administered exams since 2000: architecture, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, environmental and sanitary engineering, geology, interior design, mechanical engineering, and metallurgical engineering.