American University

/ Grade Requirements

STANDARD CREDENTIAL
AAP 2 semesters
EAP 3 semesters
PSE 1 semesters
PSE 2 semesters
PSE 3+ semesters
Advanced MAP 1 semesters
MAP 2 semesters
STANDARD CREDENTIAL
Bachelor, Leicanc (Bachelor, Licence) 3 3
Baccaluria 80% 80%
Diplome with titull (liberal arts, social sciences, science, teacher training for years 5 through 8 of the 8-year school, teacher training for secondary teachers, some agricultural programs; 4.5 years - some agricultural programs; 5 years - engineering, some programs in physical sciences and mathematics, pharmacy, dentistry; 6 years - medicine.) 4/5 4/5
Deftese Pjekurie (Certificate of Maturity) OR Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore për Arsimin e Mesëm (Diploma of State Matura for Secondary Education) 7/10 7/10
Licence ii (Professional); Diplôme ďIngénieur; Diplôme de Professeur de ľEnseignement Secondaire; Diplôme ďEtudes Supérieures / DES; Diplôme de Pharmacien; Diplôme de Docteur en Chirurgie Dentaire; Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine Veterinaire; Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine 12 12
Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Secondaire 12 12
Licenciatura/Licenciado 13/20 13/20
Certificado de Habilitações Literárias 14 14
Licenciado/Licenciatura (4 years or more) Profesor de Ensenanza Media, Profesor de Ensenanza Secundaria Titulo en (Professional Title of) ______ (four or more years) Master/Magister, Medico Cirujano 6 6
Bachillerato 6.5 7
Bakalavri Kochum 13/20 13/20
Mijnakarg Krtutyan Attestat (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education) OR Hasunutian Vkaiakan (Certificate of Maturity) 15/20 15/20
Graduate Diploma, Bachelor’s (ordinary and honours) degree after three or four years, Master Qualifying Year (earned after a three-year Bachelor’s) 5, Credit B 5, Credit B
Australian Capital Territory Senior Secondary Certificate 4/5 4/5
New South Wales Higher School Certificate 70 70
Northern Territory Certificate of Education B B
Queensland Senior Certificate 5/7 5/7
South Australia Certificate of Education 14/20 14/20
Tasmanian Certificate of Education High Achievement (HA) High Achievement (HA)
Victorian Certificate of Education B B
Western Australia Certificate of Education High Achievement (HA) High Achievement (HA)
Federal 70/100 70/100
Year 12 certificates, grades and certificates vary by state and territory. B/70
New South Wales Higher School Certificate Band 4/70% Band 4/70%
Bakalavr (Bachelor) (4 years); Diploma of Specialist (5 years); Bachelor of Law Science (4 years); Diploma of Specialist in __ (Medical Field) (5-6 years) 4/5 4/5
Akademik genel ortaöğretim sertifikası (Certificate of General Secondary Education) 4 4
Bachelor's Degree 3.00, Upper Second Class 75
Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education with 5 academic subjects AND GCE A-levels (see GCE requirement) C C
US High School Diploma US 3.0 US 3.0
Bachelor's Degree from the University of West Indies 3.00, Upper Second Class
Bachelor's degree awarded after 1984; Postgraduate Diploma in Education; Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery B, 80-89 B, 80-89
Tawjahiya Secondary School Certificate and General Certificate of Secondary Education 60 60%
Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 50% 50%
4-Year Bachelor’s Degree; Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture / Fisheries / Animal Husbandry, Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Laws / Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery / Ayurvedic Medicine / Dental Surgery / Unani Medicine 55/100 55/100
Certificate of (Complete) Secondary Education (Аттестат о среднем «полном» общем образовании) 6/10 6/10 4/5 4/5
Дыплом бакалўра (Diplom Bakalaura); Diploma of Дыплом аб Вышзйшай адукацыі. (Higher Education with the qualification of law); Дыплом аб Вышзйшай адукацыі (Diploma of Higher Education with the qualification of Doctor of Dental Surgery); Дыплом аб Вышзйшай адукацыі (Diploma of Higher Education with the qualification of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine); Дыплом аб Вышзйшай адукацыі (Diploma of Higher Education with the qualification of Doctor of Medicine) 7/10 7/10
4-year Diplome 12 12
Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Secondaire 12 12
Bachiller/Bachilerato 5/7 5/7
Licenciado/ Licenciatura; Experto en Educacion; Maestro(a) or Magister; Certificado de Egreso; Bachillerato (Social Sciences or Economics); Tecnico Superior (Higher Technician, after at least 4 years); Professional Titles (after at least 4 years of study). 64 64
Bachelor's Degree B, Second Class, First Division B, Second Class, First Division
Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education with 5 academic subjects SC, FC or B Avg SC, FC or B Avg
Licenciado/ Licenciatura earned after four or five year program;Bacharel/Bacharelado; Titulo de____ (professional title); Certificado Pos GrAMUacao 7/10 7/10
Certificado de Ensino Medio or Certificado de Tecnico de Nivel Medio 8/10 8/10
Bachelor's Degree Second Class, Honours Lower Division Second Class, Honours Lower Division
Brunei-Cambridge Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Brunei-Cambridge Certificate of Education Advanced Level with 3 subjects passed *must also meet the A level results BO Level B Second Class Upper; A level - II
Brunei-Cambridge Certificate of Education Ordinary Level* Brunei-Cambridge Certificate of Education Advanced Level with 3 subjects passed *must also meet the A level results BO Level B Second Class Upper; A Level - II
Diploma of Secondary Education (Диплома за средно образование) 4/6 4/6
Diplom/ Diploma; Magister; Bakalavr; Professional Title earned after four-six years at Higher Education Institution 4/6 4/6
License / Bachelor's Degree 7.0, Good, B 7.0, Good, B
Baccalaureat 70 70%
Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Secondaire 12 12
British Columbia - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
New Foundland - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 70 70
Ontario - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 75 75
Quebec - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 70 70
Saskatchewan - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 75 75
Manitoba - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
New Brunswick - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 74 74
Northwest Territories - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
Nova Scotia - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
Prince Edward Island - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 75 75
Yukon - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
Alberta - Alberta Advanced High School Diploma; Alberta General High School Diploma 73 73
British Columbia - British Columbia Secondary School Graduation Diploma 73 73
Newfoundland - Newfoundland and Labrador High school graduation diploma 70 70
Ontario - Ontario Secondary School Diploma; Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma 70 70
Quebec - Quebec Certificate of Graduation 80 80
Saskatchewan - Saskatchewan Record of Secondary Level Standing 70 70
Manitoba - Manitoba High School Diploma 70 70
New Brunswick - New Brunswick High School Graduation Diploma 70 70
Northwest Territories - Northwest Territories High School Graduation Diploma; Northwest Territories School Leaving Certificate 65 65
Nova Scotia - Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma 70 70
Prince Edward Island - Prince Edward Island Senior Secondary School Diploma 70 70
Yukon - Yukon High School Diploma 73 73
Nunavut - Nunavut High School Graduation Diploma 65 65
Bachelor's degree (four years); Bachelor's Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine.
Bacheliere (three years beyond the Diplome d'etudes Secondaires); Baccalaureat of Administration, Applied Science, Art, Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Science, Fine Arts, Journalism, Mathematics, Nursing, Philosophy, Science (including Honours degree) (four years) Bachelier en Education (one year of postsecondary study for teacher certification)
Most Common - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
Alberta - Bachelor’s degree (four years); Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (i.e. architecture, law, theology, etc.); Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Laws; Juris Doctor; Licentiate in Law (U. of Ottawa); Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Laws (McGill University); Bacheliere en Droit (U. of Quebec) Baccalaureat en Droit (U. of Montreal) 3.0 3.0
Licenciado or Licenciatura (four or more years); Titulo de________(four or more years); Profesor de Estado or Egresado; Bachiller (four or more years); Ingeniero; Enferma or Dentista; Medico Veterinario; Arquitecto; Medico Cirujano; Egresado 5/7 5
Licencia de Educacion Media 5.9 5.9
Bachelor's degree earned after four year program, awarded in 1982 or later. *If no scale is noted on the transcript the 5-scale should be used since that is the predominant scale in China. 80% (5-scale) 80% (5-scale)
Bachelor's degree earned after four year program, awarded in 1982 or later. *If no scale is noted on the transcript the 5-scale should be used since that is the predominant scale in China.
Earned an upper middle School Graduation Certificate with Huikao *If no scale is noted on the transcript the 5-scale should be used since that is the predominant scale in China. 80% (5-pt scale) 80% (5-pt scale)
Licenciado, Maestro; Titulo de____ (professional degree); Especialista or Tecnologo Especializado; Il Ciclo Teologico; Doctor en Medicina. 3.5/5 3.5/5
Bachiller or Bachillerato ot Titulo de Bechiller Academico 3.75/5 3.75/5
Baccalauréat 12 12
Bachiller Universitario; Licenciado/Licenciatura; Ingeniero; Titulo de Conclusion de Estudios Superiores; Profesor de Educacion Secundaria or Tecnica 8/10 8/10
Lise Diplomasi OR Apolyterion (Certificate of Completion) 7/10 7/10
Bachelor's (Diplomasi) degree earned after four years 7.5, Very Good, B 7.5, Very Good, B
Bakalar earned after four years; Diplom; Inzenyr; Magistr Prav or Delani (Law or Education) ; Absolutorium Teologie; Absolvent; Promovany; Doktor Mediciny or Veterninarni Mediciny (Doctor of Medicine or Veterinary Medicine) 2 or less 2 or less
Licence, Diplôme de Spécialiste, 70 70
Diplome d’Etat d’Estudes Secondaires du Cycle Long 75% 75%
Bachillerato or Bachillerato en Ciencas y Letras 83% 83%
Licenciatura en (field); Ingeniero (Engineering); Arquitecto 3 3
Bachelor’s Degree 3 3
Licenciatura/Titulo en_____ (earned after four-five year program); Doctorado in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Jurisprudence; Ingenier;, Tecnologo; Egresado; Abogado; Profesor en Ensenaza Secundaria (Secondary Education) 30/40 30/40
Bachillerato or Titulo de Bachiller 8/10 8/10
Bakalorus (Bachelor's degree); Postgraduate and Professional Diplomas 65/100 65/100
Thanaweya a”Amma or General Secondary Education Certificate with a 64% or pass 70% 70%
Licenciado/Licenciatura; Titulo de _______; Doctor en Medicina/Odontologia/Cirugia Dental; Ingeniero en ___________; Bachelor of Arts/Science 7/10 7/10
Bachiller/Bachillerato General 7/10 7/10
Bachelor's Degree (earned after 4-5 year program) Doctor of Medicine or Veterinary Medicine; Diplome de Docteur 80/100, B 80/100, B
Bachelor’s Degree (earned after 4-5-year program); Doctor of Medicine or Veterinary Medicine; Diplome de Docteur 80 80
Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (EHEEE) 63% 63%
Bachelor's degree (3 year following Form 7) 75 75
Fiji School Leaving Certificate and Form 7 Certificate 5 Avg 5 Avg
Kandidaatti (after 4-5 years of study) Lisensiaatti (after 4-5 years of study) Professional Titles/Diplomas (after 4-5 years of study) 1. Universities 2. Polytech/Tech Universities 2/3 (Univ) 2/3 (Univ)
Lukion päästötodistus / Dismissionsbetyg (Upper Secondary Completion Certificate) 8/10 8/10
Diplom, Maitrise, Licence or title of Ingenieur or Architecte earned after at least a four year program. CAPES; CAPET *Holders of the Licence (earned after a three year program) degree or Diplome d'Etudes Universitsires Generales (DEUG) from France are NOT eligible for graduate admission. (3 year Licence plus at least two semesters of senior-level work may be eligible for an admission.) 12 12
Baccalaureat General 12 12
Equivalent UCAS points in a combination of AS and A level results OR 3 subjects passed. *5 College Preparatory IGCSEs must be passed prior to GCE AS/A Levels 96 or C
Equivalent UCAS points in a combination of AS and A level results or 3 subjects passed *5 College Preparatory IGCSEs must be passed prior to GCE AS/A Levels 96 or C
5 College Preparatory subjects passed; Students must also meet the GCE A/AS Level requirement after completing IGCSEs C or 4 C or 4
5 College Preparatory subjects must be passed; Students must also meet the GCE A/AS Level requirement after completing IGCSEs
Sashualo Skolis Atesti 7.5/10 7.5/10
Bachelor`s Degree (Bakalavris Kharishki); Specialist Diploma (Specialistis Diplomi); Diplomi in dentistry; Diplomi in veterinary medicine; Diplomi in medicine 5/7 5/7
Abitur/Zeugnis der allgemein Hochschulrefe(Certificate of General University Maturity 2/6 2/6
Bachelor of Arts or Science from a University; Vordiplom or Zwischenprüfung plus two semesters of coursework 3 3
Bachelor's degree 3.0/4 3.0/4
Bachelor's degree (All other Universities) B, 65% B, 65%
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) 50% Second Class, Lower 50%, Second Class, Lower Division
University of Ghana Second Class, Lower Division Second Class, Lower Division
West African School Certificate or Senior 9 Secondary School Certificate Examiniation with a minimum score in five subjects. B3 B3
Ptychion from a University, Higher Technical School of Educational Technologists, or a Maraslean Primary Teachers Training School; Diploma from a Military Academy or a National Academy 6 6
Apolytirio Eniaiou Lykeiou 14/20 14/20
Licenciado, Ingeniero, Economista, Arquitecto, Titulo en_________ (After a 5-6 year program); Titulo en Medico yCirujano 80/100 80/100
Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras 85% 85%
Licence and Maîtrise; Diplôme ďIngénieur; Diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie; Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine; Diplôme de Docteur en Odonto-Stomatologie 12 12
Attestation De Reussite Et Revel De Notes 14/20 14/20
Certificado de Conclusao do Ensino Secundrio 14/20 14/20
Baccalauréat or Baccalauréat 1 or Baccalauréat II 70% 70%
Diplôme de Fin ďEtudes ; Diplôme in various fields; Diploma in various fields such as Engineer, Architect, Pharmacy; Licence in various fields; Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine; Diploma of Doctor of Medicine; Diplôme de Docteur en Dentiste 70 70
Licenciatura; Bachiller (at least four to five years of tertiary work.) *Note: Bachiller may be used in both secondary and tertiary terms* 80/100 80/100
Certificado de Estudios showing completion of Bachillerato 80% 80%
Bachelor's Degree 3.00, B, Second Class, Lower 3.00, B, Second Class, Lower
HKDSE - Four core subjects with one additional subject from category A or C 4 or C or higher 4 or C or higher
Bachelor’s degrees earned after four years of university study, B.Engr.; B.Sc. (in Agriculture); B.Sc. (in Engineering); B.Arch.; B.Tech.; B. Law or a master’s degree in other fields. For example, the B.Sc.plus the M.Sc., the B.A. plus the M.A., and the B.Com. plus the M.Com. are considered equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s degree. The most common Indian bachelor’s degrees (B.Sc., B.Com., B.A.) are three-year degrees. Indian master’s degrees (M.Sc., M.Com., M.A.) are typically two year degrees. Post-Graduate Diplomas are usually earned after a one year program. Transcripts showing more than 5 attempts for an individual core class in a QUD will not be admissible. NOOSR 1&2 Section 1and 2 designated schools AMAP and MAP NOOSR 3 Section 3 designated schools AMAP and MAP NOOSR 1&2: 50/100
Bachelor’s degrees earned after four years of university study, B.Engr.; B.Sc. (in Agriculture); B.Sc. (in Engineering); B.Arch.; B.Tech.; B. Law or a master’s degree in other fields. For example, the B.Sc.plus the M.Sc., the B.A. plus the M.A., and the B.Com. plus the M.Com. are considered equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s degree. The most common Indian bachelor’s degrees (B.Sc., B.Com., B.A.) are three-year degrees. Indian master’s degrees (M.Sc., M.Com., M.A.) are typically two year degrees. Post-Graduate Diplomas are usually earned after a one year program. Transcripts showing more than 5 attempts for an individual core class in a QUD will not be admissible. NOOSR 1&2 Section 1and 2 designated schools AMAP and MAP NOOSR 3 Section 3 designated schools AMAP and MAP NOOSR 1&2: 4.5/7
Bachelor’s degrees earned after four years of university study, B.Engr.; B.Sc. (in Agriculture); B.Sc. (in Engineering); B.Arch.; B.Tech.; B. Law or a Master’s degree in other fields. For example, the B.Sc. plus the M.Sc., the B.A. plus the M.A., and the B.Com. plus the M.Com. are considered equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s degree. The most common Indian bachelor’s degrees (B.Sc., B.Com., B.A.) are three year degrees. Indian Master’s degrees (M.Sc., M.Com., M.A.) are typically two year degrees. Post-Graduate Diplomas are usually earned after a one-year program. Transcripts showing more than 5 attempts for an individual core class in a QUD will not be admissible. 1NOOSR Level 1 Accredited Universities and Tier 1 schools as defined by Shorelight (eg., IIT, IIM) 2NOOSR Level 2 Accredited Universities 3NOOSR Level 3 Accredited Universities Universities not accredited by NOOSR will be assessed case by case. NOOSR 1&2: 50/100
Bachelor’s degrees earned after four years of university study, B.Engr.; B.Sc. (in Agriculture); B.Sc. (in Engineering); B.Arch.; B.Tech.; B. Law or a Master’s degree in other fields. For example, the B.Sc. plus the M.Sc., the B.A. plus the M.A., and the B.Com. plus the M.Com. are considered equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s degree. The most common Indian bachelor’s degrees (B.Sc., B.Com., B.A.) are three year degrees. Indian Master’s degrees (M.Sc., M.Com., M.A.) are typically two year degrees. Post-Graduate Diplomas are usually earned after a one-year program. Transcripts showing more than 5 attempts for an individual core class in a QUD will not be admissible. 1NOOSR Level 1 Accredited Universities and Tier 1 schools as defined by Shorelight (eg., IIT, IIM) 2NOOSR Level 2 Accredited Universities 3NOOSR Level 3 Accredited Universities Universities not accredited by NOOSR will be assessed case by case.
Used when CSBE (Delhi) year 10 results are using the 10- point scale rather than traditional 100- point scale. 7/10 7/10
Used when Year 10 and 12 results are using traditional 100- point scale All other boards (Year 10 and 12) 55% 55%
Sekolah Menengah Unum Tingkat Atas (SMA) in 5 academic subjects. 7 7
Sekolah Menengah Unum Tingkat Atas (SMA) in 5 academic subjects 70
Sarjana (Doktoranda-Dra. or Doktorandus-Drs.); Insinyur (Ir.); Dokter Gigi (Drg.); Sarjana Baccalaureat; Dokter Hewan; Dokter Medikal; Specialist 1 (S1) or Strata I Sarjana *Please note that the Sarjana Muda or Bakaloreat (3 year degree) is NOT considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree. 3/4, B 3/4, B
International Baccalaureate Diploma Overall 33 or higher (32 for Fall 2020 and forward) Overall 33 or higher (32 for Fall 2020 and forward)
Licence/Licentiate (Bachelor's Degree), Karshenasi 14/20 14/20
Peesh-daneshgahii Diplome (Pre-University Diploma) 14 14
Bachelor's degree, Doctor of Medicine (M.B.B.S) Higher Diploma (in field other than Education/ Library Science/Secretarial Studies) 60/100 60/100
Adadiyah (Sixth Form Baccalaureate) 65% 65%
Bachelor's Degree or Baccalauria; Licence; Postgraduate Diploma; Doctor of Dental Medicine/ Medicine/ Veterinary Medicine 1. University 2. Non-University 75 75
Teudat Bagrut (Matriculation Certificate) with minimum 4 units Math, 4 units English 85% 85%
graduates of an Istituto Superiore di Educazione Fisica (ISEF); Holders of Laurea; Diploma di Licenza; Licentia; Baccalaureatus; Doctoratus/Dottore; Postgraduate Diploma 24/30 24/30
Diploma di Maturita or Diploma di Esame di Stato 8/10 8/10
Bachelor's Degree; Diploma in Tropical Agriculture; Postgraduate Diploma in Library Studies; Diploma in Food Technology; Diploma in Management Studies; Diploma in Public Administration Second Class Honours, Upper Division or US 3.00 Second Class Honours, Upper Division or US 3.00
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC / CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) with completion of Unit 1 and Unit 2 examinations, each containing three modules II-CSEC III-CAPE II-CSEC III-CAPE
Gakushi (Bachelor's) degree earned after a four year program; Gakushi Igakushi (Medicine); Shigakushi Igakushi (Dentistry). 70/B 70/B
Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 4 4
Bachelor's Degree Postgraduate Diploma in Education 70/Good 70/Good
Tawjihi -Academic (General Secondary Education Certificate) 70% 70%
Diplom /Diploma, Inzenyr, Magister, Bakalavr from an institute, university, academy, or conservatory 4 4
Attestat 4 4
Bachelor's Degree Second Class Honours, Lower C Satisfactory, 55% Second Class, Honours Lower, C, Satisfactory, 55%
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) B-/8 B-/8
Bachelor's Degree Postgraduate and Professional diplomas / certificates 80% 80%
Shahadat Al-Thanawiya-Al-A’ama (Secondary School Diploma) with an average in academic courses 80% 80%
Diplom bakalavra (Kyrgyz) or bachelor's degree 4 4
“Attestat” or attestation of middle (complete) secondary education 4 4
Bachelor of Education (BEd.); Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Bachelor of Arts (BA) 70 70
Baccalaureat II 14.6 or higher 14.6 or higher
Bachelor's Degree or Doctor of Medicina 80/B 80/B
West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) B3 B3
Basic Education Teacher Certificate; Secondary School Teacher Certificate; Bachelor's degree (Bakalurius Tekani); Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture; Bachelor of Dentistry; Bachelor of Pharmacy; Bachelor of Veterinary Science; Bachelor of Medicine 3 3
Secondary Education Certificate 70% 70%
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts 16/20 16/20
Senior Secondary Certificate 60% 60%
Bachelor's Degree B B
SPM Sijil Pelajaran Malyasia (Certificate of Education) NA NA
UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) - Senior Middle Level only with at least 5 academic subjects B4 B4
STPM Sijil Tinggi Perekolahan Malaysia (Advanced Certificate of Education) with at least 5 academic subjects B- B-
NA NA NA
Maîtrise; Diplôme de ľEcole Normale Supérieure (Diploma of Higher Teacher Training School); Diplôme de Professeur de ľEnseignement Secondaire Technique et Professionnel (Diploma of Technical and Vocational Secondary School Teacher); Diplôme ďIngénieur des Sciences Appliquées (Diploma of Applied Sciences Engineer); Certificat ďEtudes Spécialisées (Certificate in Specialized Studies); Diplôme ďIngénieur (Diploma in Engineering); Diplôme de Pharmacien (Diploma of Pharmacist); Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine (Diploma of Medical Doctor) 12 12
Baccalauréat Malien 12 12
Baccalaureat 12
Baccalaureat General
Bachelor's Degree (3 or 4 years) 60, Upper Second, B 60, Upper Second, B
See GCE criteria GCE GCE
Licenciado/ Licenciatura earned after a four year program; Titulo/professional title or degree earned after four or more years program. *Bachillerato from Mexico is NOT equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree. 8, B 8, B
Certificado de Bachillerato (Baccalaureate Certificate) 8 8
Bachelor's Degree 80, B 80, B
School Leaving Certificate (Gerchilgee) after 12 years 83/B 83/B
Basic Education Standard Exam Diploma A (Academic) 60% 60%
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor’s degree (ii); Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS); Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry; LLB (Bachelor of Laws) Division II Division II
Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 50% 50%
VWO (voorbereidend wetenschappelijk onderwijs) Diploma 7 7
Netherlands Doctoraal/Doctorandus, Ingenieur(ir) from a University Meesterin de rechten(mr)-Law Post-graduate Diploma from HBO (Hoger Beroepsonderwijs) covering at least one year of study 7/10 7/10
Bachillerato en Humanidades (Baccalaureate in Humanities); Bachillerato en Ciencias (Baccalaureate in Sciences) Academic - 80/100 Academic - 80/100
Licenciado; Ingeniero; Doctor en Medicina; Arquitecto; Cirujano Dentista; Administrator Funcional; Diploma de Curso de Postgrado; Doctor en Derecho; Profesor de Educacion Media 80/100 80/100
Bachelor's Degree 50, Second Class, Lower Division 50, Second Class, Lower Division
West African School Certificate or Nigerian Exam Council exam (NECO) with a minimum score in five subjects B3 B3
Vitnemål Fra Videregående Skole 5/6 5/6
Canditatus Magsterii (Cand. Mag.)/Juris (Cand. Juris) (5-7 years, some equiv. to US Master's Degree), Sivilingenoir, Handelsokonom (earned after four-year program), Sivilokonom, Adjunkt, Diplomokonom 2.5 or lower 2.5 or lower
Bachelor's Degree 3/B 3/B
Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary School Certificate) 80% 80%
Bachelor’s degree (4-year); 2-year Bachelor’s Degree and 2-year Master’s Degree combined; 3-year Bachelor’s degree and 1-year Master’s degree combined 50, Second Class 50, Second Class
Secondary School Certificate (SSC) & Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 50% 50%
Diploma de Bachiller/Diploma de Educacion Media 4.0 4.0
Licenciado, Titulo Profesional, Doctor en Medicina or Cirugia Dental, Profesor en Educacion or Otras Escuelas *Bachillerato from Panama is NOT equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree. 81/100 81/100
Bachiller Humanístico-scientífico 3/5 3/5
Licenciado/Licenciatura (earned after 4 or more years of study), Notario, Ingeniero, Arquitecto; Profesor de Ensenaza Secundaria; Professional titles (after 4 or more years of post-secondary education) 3, Bueno 3, Bueno
Licenciado, Bachiller en Educacion, Profesor(a) de Education (earned after 5 years), Cirujano-Dentista; Medico-Cirujano, Diploma de Teologia, Titulo de _________ *Bachiller Estudios Generales is NOT equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor's degree. 12/20 12/20
Bachillerato Academic or Certificado de Educacion Secundaria Comun Completa 13/20 13/20
Bachelor's degree if earned after 1997 from a public, state institution after 4-5 years of study. Post-graduate Diploma consisting of graduate work; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine/ Dental Medicine/ Medicine/ Optometry (first professional degrees) 2.3 or lower, B 2.3 or lower, B
High School Diploma 85%/B 85%/B
Świadectwo dojrzałości liceum profilowanego or Świadectwo dojrzalości liceum ogólnokształcącego 4 4
Świadectwo dojrzałości liceum profilowanego OR Świadectwo dojrzalości liceum ogólnokształcącego
Dyplom Magister; Dyplom Magister Inzynier; Lekarz (Physician or Dentist); Magister Farmacji pharmacist); Licencja from Academy of Catholic Theology; Magister Prawa (lawyer) 4/6 4/6
Diploma de Ensino Secundário (Diploma of Secondary Education) 14 14
Licenciado/Licenciatura (after four or more years) 12/20 12/20
Bachelor's Degree 3.0, B, Very Good 3.0, B, Very Good
Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari (General Secondary School Certificate) 70% 70%
Diploma de bacalaureat 7/10 7/10
Diploma de Licenta/Licentiat; Diploma de Inginer; Diploma de Architect; Diploma de Doctor-Medic; Professional Titles earned after four-five year program 7/10 7/10
Diplom /Diploma, Inzenyr, Magister, Bakalavr from an institute, university, academy, or conservatory 4 4
Attestat o srednem (polnom) obschem obrazovanii (Certificate of [Complete] General Secondary Education 4 4
Licence (Licentiate); Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science; Diplôme ďIngénieur (Diploma of Engineer); Bachelor of Dental Therapy; Bachelor of Physiotherapy; Docteur en Médecine 75/100 75/100
Rwandan Advanced Certificate of Education; 4 college preparatory subjects passed and S grade on the General Paper 61 61
Rwandan Advanced Certificate of Education; 3 college preparatory subjects passed and S grade on the General Paper B B
Bachelor’s degree; Higher Diploma (Intermediate or Secondary School Principals); Bachelor of Medicine or Surgery 75/100 75/100
Shahadat Al-Marhat Al-Thanawiyyat (General Education Secondary Certificate) in the Natural Sciences track 80% 80%
Scottish Qualifications Certificate Advanced Higher Grade; B B
Bachelor's degree, must be four years in length. Master of arts and postgraduate diplomas are equivalent to US Bachelor's degrees. 55, Second Class Lower Second Class Lower, B
Certificat d'Aptitude a ľEnseignement Moyen (CAEM) (Certificate of Lower Secondary Teaching Ability); Certificat ďAptitude au Professorat de ľEnseignement Secondaire (CAPES) (Certificate of Second Cycle Secondary Teaching Ability); Certificat ďAptitude au Professorat de ľEnseignement Technique (CAPET) (Certificate of Second Cycle Technical Teaching Ability); Maîtrise en Droit (Master in Law, ); Diplôme in ďIngénieur, Pharmacien, ďEtat de Docteur en Chirurgie Dentaire, ďEtat de Docteur en Médecine Vétérinaire, ďEtat de Docteur en Médecine (Diploma in Engineering, Pharmacy, Dental Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Medicine ) 12 12
Baccalaureat 12 12
Bachelor's Degree C, Good, Second Upper Class C, Good, Second Upper Class
Singapore Cambridge GCE O Level - 5 academic subjects *must also meet the A level results C C
A Levels with passes in 3 subjects C C
Bachelor of Technology in X (BTech in X) (ii); Bachelor of Arts (BA) / Bachelor of Science (BSc) / Bachelor of X (B of X) (ii); Honours Bachelor's Degrees, e.g., BA Honours, BSc Honours, BCom Honours; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSc Nursing); Bachelor of Architecture; Higher Diploma in Education (HDipEd); Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip); Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm); Bachelor of Dentistry (BDS); Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVChM); Bachelor of Medicine (MBChB) / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh); LLB (Bachelor of Laws); BProc (Baccalaureaus Procurationis); LLB (Baccalaureus Legum 60/100 60/100
National Senior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement C/60% C/60%
Bachelor's degree earned after a four year program; BS in Medicine or Dentistry 80 80
Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo (High School Certificate) with an average weighted rank. 1-4.99 1-4.99
Used when transcript only shows 100-pt scale or descriptors (Su=4, Wu=3, Mi=2, Yang=1, Ga=0) 80 (100-pt scale) or 3.0 (if using descriptors) 80 (100-pt scale) or 3.0 (if using descriptors)
Licenciado/Licencitura, Bachiller, Ingeniero earned after four or five year program; Maestro earned after Titulo de Tecnico Superior; Arquitecto; Grado de Licenciado 7/10 7/10
Bachiller 6/10 6/10
Bachelor's degree earned after four year program Diploma in Education; Post-graduate Diploma (in addition to other three year degree); Bachelor of Medicine or Surgery B, 55/100 B, 55/100
O Levels with 5 subject passes *must also meet the A level results below B/65%
O Levels with passes in 5 academic subjects *must also meet the A level results below B/65%
A Levels with passes in 3 subjects B 65% B 65%
Bachelor’s degree; Bachelor of Nursing Science; Bachelor of Engineering; LLB (Bachelor of Laws) 70 70
Swaziland Junior Certificate and Certificate of Secondary Education with 5 academic subjects passed C C
Kandidat; Civingenjörsexamen; Ekonomexamen; Magister or Masterexamen; Filosofie Doktorexamen; Bergsingenjör; Arkitekt; Hogskoleexamen Pa Musikerlinjen; Hogskoleexamen 70, Godkänd 70, Godkänd
Avgångsbetyg/Slutbetygfran Gymnasieskola (Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with 5 academic subjects C C
Licence/Lizentiat (earned after 3-4 years program); Diplome d'Architecte, Ingenieur-Agronom/ Forstingenieur (ETH); Diplome d'Ingenieur/Diplome Ingenieur (ETH), Fachingenieur (NTB); Doctorat en Droit (Lausanne); Zeichenlehrer or Maitre de Dessin; Doctor Medicinae; Upper Secondary Teacher Credentials 3.00 3.00
Eidgenössisches Maturität, Maturité fédérale, Baccalauréat or Maturità federale 7/10 7/10
Eidgenössisch anerkannte Kantonale Maturität or Maturité cantonal reconnu par la Confédération 5/6 5/6
Maturità cantonale riconosciuta dalla Confederazione 2/5 2/5
Bachelor's Degree (Licentiate) Postgraduate and professional Diplomas and Certificates earned after at least 4 years of tertiary study 70/100 70/100
Al-Shahâda Al Thânawiyya-Al'Amma (Baccalaureate) 60% 60%
Bachelor's degree earned after four year program, including Medicine and Dentistry 70/100 70/100
Senior High School Diploma or certificate of graduation 70% 70%
Bakalavr 4 4
Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education 4 4
Bachelors in Arts, Agriculture, Arts, Commerce, Forestry or Science; Bachelor of Engineering; Bachelor of Nursing; Bachelor of Pharmacy; Bachelor of Veterinary Science; Doctor of Dental Surgery; Doctor of Medicine 50 50
Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) D/4 D/4
4-year Bachelor's Degree B, Good, 3.0 or Higher B, Good, 3.0 or Higher
Mathayom VI (Secondary) Certificate/M6 3.0 3.0
Bachelor degree; Bachelor of Education; Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS); Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS); Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM); 73/100 73/100
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC / CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) with completion of Unit 1 and Unit 2 examinations, each containing three modules II-CSEC III-CAPE II-CSEC III-CAPE
Bachelor degree; Bachelor of Education; Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS); Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS); Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM); 3 3
Maîtrise (Master); Diplôme National ďEtudes Théâtrales (National Diploma of Theater Studies); Diplôme National ďIngénieur (National Engineer Diploma); Diplôme National en Arts et Métiers (National Diploma in Arts and Crafts); Diplôme National ďArchitecture (National Diploma of Architecture); Diplôme Nationale en Pharmacie (National Diploma of Pharmacist); Diplôme National de Médecine Vétérinaire (National Diploma of Veterinary Medicine); Diplôme National de Docteur en Médicine Dentaire (National Diploma of Doctor of Dental Medicine); Diplôme National de Maîtrise en Droit (National Diploma of Master of Law) 12 12
Baccalaureat 12 12
Bachelor’s degree; Lisans Diplomati (Licentiate Diploma); Teacher’s Certificate; Lisans Diplomati plus Engineer Title; Diploma in Vet Science, Dentistry, Pharmacy, or Medical Doctor; 70 70
Lise Diplomasi (Secondary School [Lyceum] Diploma) 4/5 70%
Bachelor's degree; Lisans Diplomati (Licentiate Diploma) ; Teacher's Certificate; Lisans Diplomati plus Engineer Title; Diploma in Vet Science, Dentistry, Pharmacy, or Medical Doctor; 7/10 7/10
Bachelor's degree, including Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery; Postgraduate and professional diploma or certificate Class 2 Honors Upper Class 2 Honors Lower
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required B5 and C's (2) B5 C's (2)
Attestat Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education or Matriculation Certificate 4/5 4/5
Dyplom Bakalayra (Diploma of Bachelor) 4 4
Bachelor's degrees, including Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Licentiate (Law degree) awarded after 1981; Post-graduate Diploma 80/100 80/100
Tawjihiyya (General Secondary Education Certificate) 80% 80%
Bachelor's degree; Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design 55, Second Class (lower division) 55, Second Class (lower division)
See GCE criteria GCE GCE
Profesor(a) en (Professor in); Licenciado(a) en (Licentiate Degree in); Título de Trabajador(a) Social, or Técnico en (Professional Title of Social Worker, Professional in Law, or Technician in ); Magister en Química preceded by Bachiller en Química (Master in Chemistry preceded by Bachelor in Chemistry); Título de Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Abogado, Odontólogo, or Escribano Público (Professional Title of Attorney, Architect, Engineer, Dentist, Professional in Notarial Law) 80/100 80/100
Bachillerato (Bachiller Diversificado de Ensenanza Secundaria 7/12 7/12
Post-secondary transcripts with 24 credits or more will be evaluated on the post-secondary transcript only. Post-secondary transcripts with less than 24 credits will be evaluated on both the post-secondary and high school transcripts.
US GED Only accepts the GED if the student can also provide a HS transcript with at least 3 years of grades so that a GPA of 3.0 or higher or equivalent LER can be determined. Only accepts the GED if the student can also provide a HS transcript with at least 3 years of grades so that a GPA of 3.0 or higher or equivalent LER can be determined.
Bachelor's Degree 3.0 3.0
Successful graduation of year 12 and completion of college preparatory curriculum 3 3
4-year Bakalavr Diplomi or Bakalavr Diplomi Imtiyozli 3/4 3/4
O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma (Certificate of Secondary Education) 4 4
Licenciado; Ingeniero; Technologo; Profesor; Abogado; Agronomo; Arquitecto, Trabajador Social earned after four or five year program 13/20 13/20
Bachiller or Titulo de Educacion Media General en Ciencias 14 14
Licence / Cu-Nhan (four years); Diploma of GrAMUation in Pedagogy; Doctorate in Law; State Diploma or Degree in Architecture; Diploma of State in Dental Surgery / Pharmacy /Doctor in Medicine; Bachelor of Arts 7 7
Baccalaureat II (Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong or Bang Tot Nghiep Bo Tuch Van Hoa) 7 7
Completion with a minimum of 5 subjects B3 B3
Diploma Inzenjer, Arhtikt, Visoka Skola, Filozofskog, or Prirodno-Matematickog Fakulteta, Diplomirani Ekonomist, Second University Degree, Drugi Strucni Naziv, Inzenir Kemijske Tecologijie, Doktor (Medicine, Stomatolog, Veterinary Medicine), *used for pre-1991 credentials before Yugoslavia dissolution 7/10 7/10
4-year Bachelor's Degree 70
Four year Bachelor's Degree 70%, B 70%, B
Zambian School Certificate Examination with five subjects B4 B4
Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of Education in Adult Education; Special Honours Bachelor`s degree in accounting, arts, education, or science; Bachelor of Science Honours in Engineering; Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (i); Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (ii); Bachelor of Veterinary Science; Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 2.2/3 2.2/3
Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level with at least 5 subjects AND Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education Advanced Level with at least 3 subjects passed B B
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