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The third in a row, Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s College of Nursing once again lands a spot in the country’s list of top performing schools for the Nursing Licensure Examinations (NLE).  In the most recent NLE held June 4 and 5, 2017, AdZU is number 5. The University was Top 7 in 2015 and top 4 in 2016.

The June 2017 NLE results, released on June 16 by the Professional Regulation Commission, showed a passing rate of 80.67 percent (96/119) for AdZU, comprising first-time takers from the batch that graduated March this year. The national passing rate is 34.74 percent, or 3, 882 out of 11,176.

AdZU has also produced two topnotchers this year:  Shannon E Boyle who hit the 4th place with a rating of 84.80 percent and Ronel Glen S Garcia, the top 9 with 83.80 percent.