UPLB is a consistent top-performing university in various licensure examinations with graduates ranking among the top 10 performers. Several institutions and programs of the University have also obtained quality assurance certifications from third party organizations and networks.

ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance Certificate

The ASEAN University Network-Quality Assessment (AUN-QA) harmonizes higher education systems and standards in the ASEAN, promotes mobility of faculty members and students, encourages collaborative researches, and facilitates credit transfer among its members. Five academic programs of UPLB were given the AUN-QA certification:

CHED Center of Excellence

By virtue of a presidential decree, various research units of UPLB were recognized as centers of excellence namely:

CHED Centers of Excellence and Development

There are nine academic courses accredited by the Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as Centers of Excellence namely:

ISO-certified Laboratories

ISO accreditation plays an important role in the exchange of goods and services among member states of the ASEAN Economic Community. UPLB has ISO-certified laboratories under the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH, ISO certified issued from 18 June 2018 – 17 June 2021 ), which are:

National Centers of Excellence in the Basic Sciences

Through an Executive Order of the President of the Philippines, the following were named National Centers of Excellence in the Basic Sciences:

Performance in PRC Board Exams

UPLB is a top performing University in licensure examinations. Every year, our graduates are also among the top examinees.