UPD is latest Arki board’s top-performing school

Examinees from the UP Diliman (UPD) College of Architecture (CA) emerged triumphant in the June 2023 Licensure Examination for Architects, with all 50 of them passing and UPD ranking first among top-performing schools for this round.

The CA. Photo from the CA website

UPD is one of only four institutions that garnered a 100 percent passing rate, and the only one of them that is on the list of top-performing schools.

To qualify as a top-performing school, an institution must field 50 or more examinees and have at least 80 percent passing rate.

Three CA alum entered the top 10: Ma. Katrina Joy Seno (7th, 83.5%), Lorenzo Jarell Lasaleta (8th, 83.4%), and Ellora Trisha Narida (9th, 83.1%).

According to the data from the Professional Regulation Commission, 2,924 of 4,784 passed the examination given by the Board of Architecture in the National Capital Region, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga last June 9 and 11.