University of the Philippines Los Baños
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:00

UPLB maintains 100% passing rate in nutritionist-dietitian board exam

Recent BS Nutrition graduates from UPLB have maintained the University’s 100% passing rate in the Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Examination, a feat they have continued to achieve since 2008.

With 95 examinees/passers, UPLB has qualified as a top-performing school. A school or university earns this distinction if it has at least 80% passing rate with 50 or more taking the exam.

Leading the examinees from UPLB are third placers Ann Carriedo Cayetano and Yasmin Janina Alvaran Serrano, who both got a rating of 87.70%.

Three others made it to the top ten, namely: Abegail Del Mundo Garcia (87.30%) at fourth place; Lance Dominic Dorongon Ricardo (86.70%) at ninth place; and Daniellie Felice Lopez (86.55%) at tenth place.

The national passing rate is 72.11%, with 755 passers out of 1,047 takers nationwide. (Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with reports from