Top Performing Schools for Psychology in the Philippines

Psychology majors can pursue various fields after graduation, including law, medicine, and education, among others.
by The Candy Staff   |  Jul 21, 2021
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There are many college courses that can lead to several career options in the future, one of which is Psychology. Through its curriculum, psychology majors do a deep dive into the different branches of psychology, giving them the option to pursue various fields after graduation, including law, medicine, human resources, education, and research, among others. Some schools also offer Psychology either as a Bachelor of Arts or Bahelor of Science, depending on the career path you have in mind and what kind of subjects it would require, making it a sought-after course in college.

If you've decided to major in Psychology, there are several educational institutions in the country that offer it as programs. While they more or less follow the same curriculum to equip Psychology majors with the necessary knowledge about the field, there are some schools that have set of a good track record with their Psychology programs through their accreditation status, satisfactory performance in board exams, and other aspects.

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To give you a basic idea on which schools offer Psychology programs, we list down a few of the best psychology schools in the Philippines based on their overall performance in the Psychologist and Psychometrician Board Exams in the last five years. Do note that a school's overall performance in the board exams isn't the sole indication of the quality of their programs.

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15 of the top performing schools that offer Psychology programs in the Philippines:

Angeles University Foundation

  • Location: Angeles, Pampanga
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016, 2017, and 2019.  

Ateneo de Manila University

  • Location: Katipunan Ave., Quezon City, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychologist Licensure Examination in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. 

Colegio De San Juan De Letran - Intramuros

  • Location: Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

De La Salle University - Manila

  • Location: Taft Ave., Manila, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychologist Licensure Examination in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016 and 2019.

La Salle College - Antipolo

  • Location: Antipolo, Rizal
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2018 and 2019.

Mapua University

  • Location: Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016 and 2019.

Mindanao State University - Marawi City

  • Location: Marawi City, Lanao del Sur
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2015 and 2018.

Miriam College

  • Location: Katipunan Ave., Quezon City, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2017 and 2019.

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila

  • Location: Manila, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016, 2017, and 2019.

University of Santo Tomas

  • Location: Sampaloc, Manila, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychologist Licensure Examination in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

University of the Philippines - Angeles City

  • Location: Clark, Pampanga
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

University of the Philippines - Visayas - Cebu City

  • Location: Lahug, Cebu
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

University of the Philippines - Visayas - Iloilo City

  • Location: Iloilo City, Iloilo
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

University of the Philippines - Visayas - Tacloban City

  • Location: Tacloban City, Leyte
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

University of the Philippines - Diliman

  • Location: Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychologist Licensure Examination in 2018 and 2019.
  • Had an 80 percent passing rate or above in the Psychometrician Lincesure Examination in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

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