UA&P, through the Juris Doctor program of the Institute of Law, was recognized by the Legal Education Board as a Top Performing Law School after its performance in the 2020/2021 Bar Examinations. UA&P ranked first in overall performance and in first-time candidate performance, with a passing percentage of 100% in both among law schools with 11-50 exam takers.

The award was accepted by Dean Maria Concepcion S. Noche, LLM on December 13, 2022 at the Philippine International Convention Center.