On May 12, 2014, the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) granted Level IV Accredited Status to the University of Santo Tomas’ Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy program.
The program satisfactorily met all the criteria of the PACUCOA, namely: (1) excellent outcomes in teaching and learning; (2) research productivity as tool for institutional effectiveness; (3) community service; (4) linkages and consortia; (5) career planning and development for students; and (6) planning process.
The Level IV accreditation—the highest—will be valid until April 2019.
Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation. (n.d.). PACUCOA policies and accreditation procedure. PACUCOA.ph. http://www.pacucoa.ph/pacucoa_policies&steps_accreditation.htm#top%20about%20pacucoa (accessed on May 22, 2015)