- MMSU grad places 5th in Nursing Exam
BATAC CITY — The Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) here emerged as the number three top performing school in the November 2018 Nurse Licensure Exam (NLE), and one of its graduates landed as a topnotcher.
Of the 80 takers from MMSU College of Health Sciences, 77 hurdled the test, giving an institutional passing rate of 96.25% as against the 39.98% national success rate. They are among the 4,811 new registered nurses in the country.
Nicole Jennica B. Isla (BS Nursing, 2018) landed fifth in the exam with a rating of 85.80%.
In 2017, MMSU was the number four top performing school in the NLE, and four graduates were hailed as topnotchers.
Meanwhile, the Bachelor of Secondary Education graduates of Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) once again brought the university in the limelight, registering a high passing percentage that placed the university as the number 9 top performing school in the September 2018 Board Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (Secondary Level).
Of the 178 takers from MMSU (Secondary Level), 148 passed the test, yielding an institutional passing rating of 86.55 percent against the 48.03 percent national success rate.
Meanwhile, 171 out of 218 graduates of B Elementary Education hurdled the September 2018 BLEPT (elementary level), posting an institutional passing rate of 78.44%, higher than the 20.29% national average.
They are among the 18,409 new elementary teachers in the country.
There are 60,803 passers in the secondary level, and 18,409 in the elementary level.
MMSU is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Excellence in Teacher Education. (MMSU)