LAMUT, Ifugao – The Ifugao State University (IFSU) located at Barangay Nayon this municipality remains one of the top schools for Criminologist Licensure Examination nationwide.
IFSU received a plaque of appreciation and a certificate of recognition for ranking 4th overall among universities and colleges in the Philippines during the October 2015 Criminologist Licensure Examination.
The award was received by IFSU Main Campus Director Diosdado Aquino last January 16, 2016 during the Joint National Oath-taking and Induction Ceremonies for new criminologists and new members of the Philippine Criminologist Association of the Philippines at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City.
The result was released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) last November 26, 2015 in which IFSU obtained the passing percentage of 88.89% with 96 of 108 examinees passing the exam surpassing the national passing rate of 32.68%.
IFSU also ranked second overall in 2008, 2010 and 2013 and placed third overall in 2011, 2012 and 2014 for the same examination.
The other top five universities and colleges for the 2015 Criminologist board exam are the University of the Cordilleras, first place with a passing rate of 94.21% (65/69), the King College of the Philippines, Inc.- second with 91.07% passing rate(51/56), and Southern Leyte State University-3rd with passing percentage of 90 (63/70). At 5th is Universidad de Manila with 82.52% passing rate (85/103). (JDP/DBC- PIA CAR, Ifugao)