Notre Dame of Dadiangas University or NDDU is now Mindanao’s #1 Nursing School.
This we got from the latest ranking of the Top Performing Nursing Schools in the Philippines by the Professional Regulation Commission. Their basis was the July 2010 Nursing Board Exam results.
NDDU ranked 15th nationwide with a performance rating of 88.37% among nursing schools with more than a hundred examiness. Only 18 of their 151 students did not make it. In fact, two of its graduates even landed among the Topnotchers. (Read related article here.)
The 50-year old Marist-run university however topped the Mindanao region!
It bested other educational institutions like Ateneo de Zamboanga’s #28 ranking (74.09%), San Pedro College of Davao’s #41 (64.36%), Zamboanga’s Western Mindanao State University’s #56 (54.19%), Notre Dame University, Cotabato City#62 (51.59%), Iligan Medical Center College Inc.’s #75 (45.70%), Brent Hospital Zambo City Inc.’s #88 (42.62%), Misamis University-Ozamis City’s #98 (39.45%), Brokenshire College’s #112 (34.78%), University of Southern Philippines’ #113 (34.42%), and Davao Doctor’s College’s #122 (32.41%) among others.
On a nationwide scale, NDDU got a higher rank than Cebu Doctor’s University at #16, Far Eastern University at #18, Makati Univesity at #31 and Centro Escolar University at #33, among others.
Below is the complete list of the Top Performing Schools with 100 and more Examinees from the country’s #1 Nursing Blog, Pinoy R.N.
Being a Damean himself, Bariles is very proud of his High School Alma Mater’s latest achievements and is enjoining his readers to leave congratulatory messages below!