Country
Equivalency/Requirements
Afghanistan Equivalency: Baccaluaria/Baccalaureate
Afghanistan Requirements: Official School Leaving Certificate/Baccalaureate from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority
Albania Equivalency: Deftese Pjekurie (Maturity Certificate)
Albania Requirements: Official Maturity Certificate from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority
Algeria Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Algeria Requirements: Official Baccalaureate in French from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or State Exam Authority
Andorra Equivalency: Please contact International Admissions
Andorra Requirements: Please contact International Admissions
Angola Equivalency: Habilitacoes Literarias
Angola Requirements: Official Habilitacoes Literarias, Diploma, or Bacharelato in Portuguese from Ministry of Education and Culture & English translation or State Exam Authority
Antigua and Barbuda Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Antigua and Barbuda Requirements: Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Argentina Equivalency: Bachillerato
Argentina Requirements: Official transcripts/courses and grades and Bachillerato in Spanish from Ministry of Education, Science and Technology/State Exam Authority & English translation or State Exam Authority
Armenia Equivalency: Mijnakarg/Yndhanur Krytutyan Atestat (Certificate of Full Secondary Education)
Armenia Requirements: Official Certificate of Secondary Education or Diploma from technical school and Russian/Armenian from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation
Australia Equivalency: 12th year Certificate from any state
Australia Requirements: Official Certificate of Education/12th Year Certificate from Department of Education, Science, and Training or State Exam Authority
Austria Equivalency: Reifeprufung/ Reifezeugnis/ Matura (Maturity Certificate)
Austria Requirements: Official Maturity Certificate in German from Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture or State Exam Authority & English translation
Azerbaijan Equivalency: Certificate of General Education
Azerbaijan Requirements: Official Certificate of General Education from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority
Bahamas Equivalency: Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Bahamas Requirements: Official GCSE/GCE O levels or CXC results from Examinations council
Bahrain Equivalency: Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Tawjihi): 'C' average or higher
Bahrain Requirements: Official Secondary School Leaving Certificate from secondary school Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority or Official GCSE from Examinations counci
Bangladesh Equivalency: Intermediate Arts, Science, or Commerce Exams/ 3 year diploma from a polytechnic/ Higher Secondary Certificate. NOTE: Students submitting GCE scores must have the results attested by the local British Council office.
Bangladesh Requirements: Official Higher Secondary School Certificate from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority or Official GCE scores from British counci
Barbados Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC) / GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Barbados Requirements: Official GCSE/GCE O levels or CXC results from Caribbean Examinations council
Belarus Equivalency: Attestat O Srednemobrazovanii
Belarus Requirements: Official Certificate/Diploma of Secondary Education (Attestat) in Russian from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority & English translation
Belgium Equivalency: Certificat d'Enseignment Secondaire Superieru/ Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs/ Abschluzeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts (Certificate of Higher Secondary Education)
Belgium Requirements: Official Certificate of Higher Secondary Education in native language from Education Department, Ministry of Flemish/French Community/State Exam Authority & English translation
Belize Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Belize Requirements: Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Benin Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Benin Requirements: Official Baccalaureate in French from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research & English translation
Bhutan Equivalency: Indian School Certificate (12th standard)
Bhutan Requirements: Official Indian School Certificate (12th standard) from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Bolivia Equivalency: Bachillerato/Bachiller en Humanidades
Bolivia Requirements: Official Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports/State Exam Authority & English translation
Bosnia and Herzegovina Equivalency: Matura
Bosnia and Herzegovina Requirements: Official Matura or Diploma in native language from Federal Ministry of Education and Science/Ministry of Education and Culture & English translation
Botswana Equivalency: Botswana General Certificate of Education
Botswana Requirements: Official Botswana School Certificate from Examinations council
Brazil Equivalency: Certificado de Conclusao de 2 Grau/ Diploma de Professor do Encino de 1 Grau (4 year program)/ Diploma de Professor de Grau (4 year program): 6/10 or 3.5/5 average
Brazil Requirements: Official Certificado or Diploma in Portuguese from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority & English translation
British Virgin Islands Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC): 5 subjects with grades of I of II at General Proficiency Level; GCE O-Level: 5 college level subjects with grade C or higher
British Virgin Islands Requirements:
Brunei Equivalency: Brunei/ Cambrige GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Brunei Requirements: Official GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Bulgaria Equivalency: Diplom za Zavarcheno Sredno Obrazovanie
Bulgaria Requirements: Official Diploma of Completed Secondary Education in Bulgarian from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation
Burkina Faso Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Burkina Faso Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education and Scientific Research/State Exam Authority & English translation
Burundi Equivalency: Diplome des Humanites Completes
Burundi Requirements: Official Diplome in French from Ministry of National Education & English translation
Cambodia Equivalency: Certificate of Completion/ Baccalaureat
Cambodia Requirements: Official Certificate of Completion/Baccalaureat from Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports or State Exam Authority
Cameroon Equivalency: Baccalaureat/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher. NOTE: GCE scores must be sent directly from the examinations council
Cameroon Requirements: Official Baccalaureate from Ministry of Higher Education or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Canada Equivalency: Alberta: High School Diploma
British Colombia: Dogwood Diploma
Manitoba: Secondary School Diploma
New Brunswick: High School Graduation Diploma
Newfoundland: High School Graduation Diploma
Northwest Territories:
1. High School Graduation Diploma
2. School Leaving Certificate (Individualized Education Plan - IEP)
Nova Scotia High School Completion Certificate
Nunavut:
1. High School Graduation Diploma
2. School Leaving Certificate (Individualized Education Plan - IEP)
Ontario Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Prince Edward Island: High School Graduation Diploma
Quebec: Grade Xi Secondary V Certificate/ Diplome d'Etudes Secondaires (DES)
Saskatchewan Record of Secondary Level Standing (Secondary School Diploma)
Yukon: Dogwood Diploma
Canada Requirements: Official provincial Diploma/ Secondary School Certificate from Ministry of Education/Provincial Exam Authority. From French-speaking Quebec, official Diploma in French from Ministry of Education/Provincial Exam Authority & English translation.
Cape Verde Equivalency: Curso Complementar do Ensino Secundario (Secondary Education Completion)
Cape Verde Requirements: Official Secondary Education Completion Certificate from Exams Council
Central African Republic Equivalency: Baccalaureat/ Diplome de Bachelier l'Enseignement du Second Degre
Central African Republic Requirements: Official Baccalaureat/Diplome de Bachelier in French from Ministry of National and Higher Education & English translation
Chad Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Chad Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Min. of Higher Education, Research, Vocational Training & English translation
Chile Equivalency: Licencia de Educacion Media (Intermediate Education Certificate)
Chile Requirements: Official Licencia de Educacion Media in Spanish from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority & English translation
China Equivalency: Senior Middle School Diploma: 2.5 or 75% and higher
China Requirements: Official, attested transcript transcript & diploma in English & Chinese from high school principal
Colombia Equivalency: Bachillerato: 7.5 average or higher
Colombia Requirements: Official Bachillerato in Spanish from Ministry of National Education/State Exam Authority & English translation
Comoros Equivalency: No U.S. equivalent
Comoros Requirements: Comoros offers no Secondary School completion
Congo - Brazzaville Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Congo - Brazzaville Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research/State Exam Authority & English translation
Congo - Kinshasa Equivalency: Diplome d'Etat d'Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long
Congo - Kinshasa Requirements: Official Diplome d'Etat in French from Ministry of Higher Education/State Exam Authority & English translation
Costa Rica Equivalency: Diploma de Conclusion de Education Diversificado/ Bachillerato
Costa Rica Requirements: Official Bachillerato in Spanish from Ministry of Public Education/State Exam Authority & English translation
Croatia Equivalency: Matura
Croatia Requirements: Official Maturity Certificate or Certificate of Final Examination in Croatian from Ministry of Science, Education and Sport/State Exam Authority & English translation
Cuba Equivalency: Bachillerato/ Bachiller
Cuba Requirements: Official Bachillerato/ Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Cyprus Equivalency: Apolytirion/ Graduation from a lyceum/ GCE
Cyprus Requirements: Official Apolytirion in Greek/Turkish from Ministry of Education and Culture/State Exam Authority & English translation, or GCE O Levels from Examinations Council
Czech Republic Equivalency: Maturutni Zkouska or Matura
Czech Republic Requirements: Official Maturity Certificate/Secondary School Leaving Certificate in Czech from Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports or State Exam Authority & English translation
Denmark Equivalency: Bevis for Studentereksamen/ Hojere Forberedeiseseksamen/ Hojere Handelseksamen
Denmark Requirements: Official Bevis for Studentereksamen, Hojere Forberedeiseseksamen, Hojere Handelseksamen in Danish from Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation & English translation or State Exam Authority
Djibouti Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Djibouti Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French (or Arabic) from State Secretariat for Higher Education, Science and Technology or National Council for Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Dominica Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC): 5 subjects with grades of I of II at General Proficiency Level; GCE O-Level: 5 college level subjects with grade C or higher

Dominica
Requirements: Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Dominican Republic Equivalency: Bachiller/ Bachillerato
Dominican Republic Requirements: Official Bachillerato/Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Egypt Equivalency: Thanawaya a' Amma (General Secondary Education Certificate)
Egypt Requirements: Official General Secondary Education Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority
El Salvador Equivalency: Bachiller/ Bachillerato
El Salvador Requirements: Official Bachillerato/Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Equatorial Guinea Equivalency: Please contact International Admissions
Equatorial Guinea Requirements: Please contact International Admissions
Eritrea Equivalency: Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination
Eritrea Requirements: Official Secondary Education Certificate Examination from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Estonia Equivalency: Gumnaasiumi Loputunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Estonia Requirements: Official Secondary School Leaving Certificate in Estonian from Ministry of Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Ethiopia Equivalency: Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher (including English & Math)
Ethiopia Requirements: Official Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Fiji Equivalency: New Zealand School Certificate or Fiji School Leaving Certificate
Fiji Requirements: Official New Zealand School Certificate or Fiji School Leaving Certificate from Ministry for Education or State Exam Authority
Finland Equivalency: Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen (Matriculation Examination)
Finland Requirements: Official Student Examensbetyg or Ylioppilastutkintotodistus from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
France Equivalency: Baccalaureat/ Brevet de Technicien
France Requirements: Official Baccalaureat or Brevet de Technicien in French from Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Gabon Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Gabon Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Exams Council & English translation
Gambia Equivalency: West African School Certificate/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Gambia Requirements: Original West African School Certificate sent directly by Examinations council or Official GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Georgia Equivalency: Sashualo ganatlebis atestati (Certificate of Completion, General Secondary Education awarded by a gimnasia or licei
Georgia Requirements: Official Certificate of Completion, General Secondary Education awarded by a gimnasia or licei in native language from Ministry of Education and Sciences or State Exam Authority & English translation
Germany Equivalency: Abitur/ Fachhochschulreife
Germany Requirements: Official Abitur in German from Federal Ministry of Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Ghana Equivalency: West African School Certificate / GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher. NOTE: Results must be sent directly from the WAEC
Ghana Requirements: Original West African School Certificate sent directly by Examinations Council or Official GCE O Levels sent directly from Examinations council
Greece Equivalency: Apolytirion: 12.5 average or higher
Greece Requirements: Original Apolytirion from Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs or State Exam Authority
Grenada Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Grenada Requirements: Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Guatemala Equivalency: Bachillerato/ Maestra (completed at the secondary level)
Guatemala Requirements: Official Bachiller/Maestro in Spanish from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Guinea Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Guinea Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Guinea-Bissau Equivalency: Please contact International Admissions
Guinea-Bissau Requirements: Please contact International Admissions
Guyana Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Guyana Requirements: Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Haiti Equivalency: Baccalaureat II - Philosophie
Haiti Requirements: Official Baccalaureat II in French from Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sports or State Exam Authority & English translation
Honduras Equivalency: Bachillerato/ Maestro or Maestra (at the secondary level)
Honduras Requirements: Official Bachiller or Maestro in Spanish from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Hong Kong Equivalency: Hong Kong Certificate of Education/ GCE O and/or A Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Hong Kong Requirements: Official Hong Kong Certificate of Education/ GCE O and/or A Levels from Examinations Council
Hungary Equivalency: Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany
Hungary Requirements: Official Maturity Certificate or Secondary School Certificate in Hungarian from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Iceland Equivalency: Studentsprof
Iceland Requirements: Official Studentsprof in Icelandic from Ministry of Education, Science and Culture or State Exam Authority & English translation
India Equivalency: India Higher Secondary Certificate with Division I or II, or 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher/ 3 year diploma from a polytechnic
India Requirements: Official Higher Secondary Certificate from Principal or State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education
Indonesia Equivalency: Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar/ Sekolah Menegah Tingkat Atas/STTB, SMA
Indonesia Requirements: Official Sekolah in Bahasa Indonesian from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Iran Equivalency: Diplom/ Metevasetch/ High School Diploma/Pre-University Certificate
Iran Requirements: Original Diplom/Pre-University Certificate in Farsi from Ministry of Science, Research and Technology or State Exam Authority & English translation
Iraq Equivalency: Sixth Form Baccalaureat: 70% average or higher
Iraq Requirements: Original Baccalaureat in Arabic from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Ireland Equivalency: School Leaving Certificate
Ireland Requirements: Official School Leaving Certificate from Department of Education and Science or State Exam Authority
Israel Equivalency: Bagrut
Israel Requirements: Official Bagrut from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Italy Equivalency: Diploma di Maturita/ Secondary School Diploma
Italy Requirements: Official Maturita in Italian from Ministry of Education, University and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Ivory Coast Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Ivory Coast Requirements: Official Record of courses/exam results and Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher Education & English translation
Japan Equivalency: Sotsugyo Shosho awarded by a Kotogakka: 70% or higher
Japan Requirements: Original transcript and degree certificates issued by school showing graduation date in Japanese & English
Jordan Equivalency: Tawjihi (GSEC)
Jordan Requirements: Official Secondary School Certificate from Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research/State Exam Authority or official Cambridge School Certificate from Examinations Council
Kazakhstan Equivalency: Atestat o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education)
Kazakhstan Requirements: Official Certificate of Complete Secondary Education from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Kenya Equivalency: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE): 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher or grades 1-6. NOTE: KCSE results must be sent directly by the Examinations Council
Kenya Requirements: Original National exams certificates (KCSE) with five passes must be sent directly to UNT from the Examinations Council
Kiribati Equivalency: GCE O-Levels/ Secondary School Certificate/ Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/ Kiribati National Certificate
Kiribati Requirements: Official GCE O-Levels from Examinations council or Secondary School Certificate, Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate, Kiribati National Certificate from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority
Kuwait Equivalency: Shahadat Al-Thanawiya-Al-A'ama (Secondary School Leaving Certificate): 75% or highe
Kuwait Requirements: Official School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Education and Higher Education or State Exam Authority
Kyrgyzstan Equivalency: Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii
Kyrgyzstan Requirements: Official Certificate of Secondary Education or Diploma in Russian from Ministry of Education, Science and Culture or State Exam Authority & English translation
Laos Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Laos Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in Lao from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Latvia Equivalency: Atestats par visparejo videjo izgitibu (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
Latvia Requirements: Official Certificate of General Secondary Education from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority
Lebanon Equivalency: Baccalaureat Libanais
Lebanon Requirements: Original Baccalaureat or GCSE in French (or Arabic) from Ministry of Education and Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Lesotho Equivalency: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Lesotho Requirements: Official Cambridge Overseas School Certificate from Examinations Council
Liberia Equivalency: Secondary School Certificate
Liberia Requirements: Senior School Certificate/ West African School Certificate/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher/ or grades 1 - 6. NOTE: The results certificate must be sent directly from the WAEC.
Libya Equivalency: General Secondary Certificate
Libya Requirements: Official General Secondary Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Liechtenstein Equivalency: Matura/ Maturitazeugnis
Liechtenstein Requirements: Official Matura in German from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Lithuania Equivalency: Brandos Atestatas/Maturity Certificate (NOT the Secondary School Graduation Certificate)
Lithuania Requirements: Official Maturity Certificate or Diploma or Secondary School Leaving Certificate in Lithuanian from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation
Luxembourg Equivalency: Diplome de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires
Luxembourg Requirements: Official Diplome in native language from Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Macedonia Equivalency: Svidetelstvo za Zavreno Sredno Obrazovanie (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Macedonia Requirements: Official School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority
Madagascar Equivalency: Baccalaureat
Madagascar Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or State Exam Authority & English translation
Malawi Equivalency: Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)
Malawi Requirements: Official Malawi School Certificate of Education from Ministry of Education and Human Resources or State Exam Authority
Malaysia Equivalency: Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia
Malaysia Requirements: Official Malaysian Certificate of Education or Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia in native language from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Maldives Equivalency: No U.S. equivalent
Maldives Requirements: Maldives offers no high school/secondary equivalent
Mali Equivalency: Baccalaureate
Mali Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of National Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Malta Equivalency: Secondary Education Certificate
Malta Requirements: Official Secondary Education Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Marshall Islands Equivalency: GCE O-levels/ Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate
Marshall Islands Requirements: Official GCE O-levels from Examinations Council or Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority
Martinique Equivalency: Baccalaureate
Martinique Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Mauritania Equivalency: Baccalaureate
Mauritania Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of National Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Mauritius Equivalency: Higher School Certificate
Mauritius Requirements: Official Higher School Certificate in French from Ministry of Education and Scientific Research/State Exam Authority or GCE O Levels from Examinations council & English translation
Mexico Equivalency: Bachillerato
Mexico Requirements: Official Bachillerato in Spanish from Secretaria de Educian Publiac or State Exam Authority & English translation
Moldova Equivalency: Diploma de Bacalaureat
Moldova Requirements: Official Diploma de Baccalaureat in Moldovan from Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports or State Exam Authority & English translation
Monaco Equivalency: Baccalaureate
Monaco Requirements: Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Mongolia Equivalency: School Leaving Certificate
Mongolia Requirements: Official School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Education, Science and Culture or State Exam Authority
Montenegro Equivalency: Please contact International Admissions
Montenegro Requirements: Please contact International Admissions
Montserrat Equivalency: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher
Montserrat Requirements: Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council
Morocco Equivalency: Bacalaureate
Morocco Requirements: Original Baccalaureate in French from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation
Mozambique Equivalency: Certificado de Habilitacoes Literaias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

 

Mozambique

 

Requirements:

 

Official School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology or State Exam Authority

 

Myanmar

 

Equivalency:

 

Basic High School Education (Maturity Certificate)

 

Myanmar

 

Requirements:

 

Official Maturity Certificate from Ministry of Education

 

Namibia

 

Equivalency:

 

International General Certificate of Secondary Education

 

Namibia

 

Requirements:

 

Official International General Certificate of Secondary Education from Examinations council

 

Nepal

 

Equivalency:

 

Higher Secondary Certificate, Proficiency Certificate (Tribhuvan University), Intermediate Exam (Kathmandu -Science stream only), Uttar Madhyama Exams (Mahendra Sanskrit University). NOTE: Students submitting GCE scores must have the results attested by the local British Council office.

 

Nepal

 

Requirements:

 

Official Higher Secondary Certificate from Ministry of Education and Sports/State Exam Authority, Proficiency Certificate from Tribhuvan University registrar, Intermediate Exam from Kathmandu registrar, Uttar Madhyama Exams from Mahendra Sanskrit University registrar, or GCE attested by British Council

 

Netherlands

 

Equivalency:

 

HAVO (Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs)/ VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs)

 

Netherlands

 

Requirements:

 

Official HAVO (Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs) or VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) in Dutch from Ministry of Education, Culture and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

New Zealand

 

Equivalency:

 

Sixth Form Certificate

 

New Zealand

 

Requirements:

 

Official Sixth Form Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority

 

Nicaragua

 

Equivalency:

 

Bachillerato en Ciencias, Letras, y Filosofia

 

Nicaragua

 

Requirements:

 

Official Bachiller, Maestro, Tecnico, or Diploma in Spanish from Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Niger

 

Equivalency:

 

Baccalaureate

 

Niger

 

Requirements:

 

Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher and Secondary Education, Research and Technology or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Nigeria

 

Equivalency:

 

Senior School Certificate / West African School Certificate / GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher/ or grades 1 - 6. NOTE: The results certificate must be sent directly from the WAEC.

 

Nigeria

 

Requirements:

 

Original Senior School Certificate sent directly by Examinations council, original West African School Certificate sent directly by Examinations council, or Official GCE O Levels from Examinations council - with five passes

 

Norway

 

Equivalency:

 

Vitnemal den Vidergaende Skole (Certificate of Upper Secondary Education): average grade of 4 or higher

 

Norway

 

Requirements:

 

Official Certificate of Upper Secondary Education in Norwegian from Ministry of Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Oman

 

Equivalency:

 

Thanawiya amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

 

Oman

 

Requirements:

 

Official Secondary School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority

 

Pakistan

 

Equivalency:

 

Higher Secondary Certificate/ Intermediate Certificate. NOTE: Students submitting GCE scores must have the results attested by the local British Council office.

 

Pakistan

 

Requirements:

 

Official Higher Secondary Certificate or Intermediate Certificate from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority or GCE scores from Examinations council

 

Palestinian Territory

 

Equivalency:

 

General Secondary Education Certificate: average of 70% or higher

 

Palestinian Territory

 

Requirements:

 

Official General Secondary Education Certificate from Ministry of Education and Higher Education or State Exam Authority

 

Panama

 

Equivalency:

 

Bachiller

 

Panama

 

Requirements:

 

Official Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Papua New Guinea

 

Equivalency:

 

Higher School Certificate

 

Papua New Guinea

 

Requirements:

 

Official Higher School Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority

 

Paraguay

 

Equivalency:

 

Bachiller

 

Paraguay

 

Requirements:

 

Official Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Education and Culture or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Peru

 

Equivalency:

 

Certificado de Educacion Secundaria Comas Completa

 

Peru

 

Requirements:

 

Official Bachiller, Certificado, or Diploma in Spanish from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Philippines

 

Equivalency:

 

Please contact International Admissions

 

Philippines

 

Requirements:

 

Please contact International Admissions

 

Poland

 

Equivalency:

 

Swiadectwo dojrzalosci (Maturity Certificate)

 

Poland

 

Requirements:

 

Official Maturity Certificate or Secondary School Graduation Certificate in Polish from Ministry of National Education and Sport or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Portugal

 

Equivalency:

 

Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education)/ Certidao de Decimo Segundo Ano (Twelfth Year Certificate)

 

Portugal

 

Requirements:

 

Official Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education or Twelfth Year Certificate in Portuguese from Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Qatar

 

Equivalency:

 

Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari (GSEC)

 

Qatar

 

Requirements:

 

Official Secondary School Leaving Certificate or Diploma in Arabic from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Romania

 

Equivalency:

 

Diploma de Bacalaureat (Baccalaureate Diploma) from a liceu, scola normal, or siminarul teologic

 

Romania

 

Requirements:

 

Original Diploma de Bacalaureat or Maturity Certificate in Romanian from Ministry of Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Russia

 

Equivalency:

 

Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazova Nil (Certificate of Secondary Complete General Education)

 

Russia

 

Requirements:

 

Original Attestat in Russian from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Rwanda

 

Equivalency:

 

Certificat des Humanites

 

Rwanda

 

Requirements:

 

Official Certificat des Humanites in French from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

Equivalency:

 

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

Requirements:

 

Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council

 

Saint Lucia

 

Equivalency:

 

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher

 

Saint Lucia

 

Requirements:

 

Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

Equivalency:

 

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

Requirements:

 

Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council

 

Samoa

 

Equivalency:

 

GCE O-Levels/ Secondary School Certificate/ Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/ Solomon Islands School Certificate

 

Samoa

 

Requirements:

 

Official Secondary School Certificate, Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate, Solomon Islands School Certificate from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority or GCE O-Levels from Examinations council

 

Saudi Arabia

 

Equivalency:

 

Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate)

 

Saudi Arabia

 

Requirements:

 

Official General Secondary Education Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority

 

Senegal

 

Equivalency:

 

Baccalaureate

 

Senegal

 

Requirements:

 

Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of National Education or State Exam Authority& English translation

 

Serbia

 

Equivalency:

 

Please contact International Admissions

 

Serbia

 

Requirements:

 

Please contact International Admissions

 

Seychelles

 

Equivalency:

 

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate

 

Seychelles

 

Requirements:

 

Official Cambridge Overseas School Certificate from Examinations council

 

Sierra Leone

 

Equivalency:

 

West African School Certificate/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher. NOTE: The results certificate must be sent directly from the WAEC.

 

Sierra Leone

 

Requirements:

 

Original West African School Certificate sent directly by Examinations council or Official GCE O Levels from Examinations council

 

Singapore

 

Equivalency:

 

Singapore/ Cambridge GCE O-Levels

 

Singapore

 

Requirements:

 

GCE O-Levels from Singapore or Cambridge Examinations council

 

Slovakia

 

Equivalency:

 

Maturitna Skuska (Maturity Certificate)

 

Slovakia

 

Requirements:

 

Official Maturity Certificate or School Leaving Exam Certificate in Slovak from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Slovenia

 

Equivalency:

 

Maturitetno Spričevalo (Secondary School Leaving Certificate

 

Slovenia

 

Requirements:

 

Official Secondary School Leaving Certificate in Slovenian from Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Solomon Islands

 

Equivalency:

 

GCE O-Levels/ Secondary School Certificate/ Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/ Solomon Islands School Certificate

 

Solomon Islands

 

Requirements:

 

Official GCE O-Levels from Examinations council or Secondary School Certificate, Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate, Solomon Islands School Certificate from Ministry of Education/State Exam Authority

 

Somalia

 

Equivalency:

 

Secondary School Leaving Certificate

 

Somalia

 

Requirements:

 

Original Secondary School Leaving Certificate in Somali from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

South Africa

 

Equivalency:

 

Senior Certificate

 

South Africa

 

Requirements:

 

Official Senior Certificate from Department of Education or State Exam Authority

 

South Korea

 

Equivalency:

 

School Leaving Certificate/ Diploma: 75% average or higher

 

South Korea

 

Requirements:

 

Official School Leaving Certificate issued by school

 

Spain

 

Equivalency:

 

Titulo de Bachillerato

 

Spain

 

Requirements:

 

Official Titulo de Bachillerato and Curso de Orientacion Universitaria in Spanish from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Sri Lanka

 

Equivalency:

 

Sri Lankan GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher, plus 3 GCE A-Levels /OR/ British GCSE O-Levels/IGCSE and 5 college levels subjects with grade 'C' or higher. NOTE: Students submitting GCE scores must have the results attested by the local British Council office.

 

Sri Lanka

 

Requirements:

 

Official Sri Lankan O Levels + GCE A levels, or British GCSE O Levels, or IGCSE attested by Examinations council

 

Sudan

 

Equivalency:

 

Senior School Certificate

 

Sudan

 

Requirements:

 

Official Senior School Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or State Exam Authority

 

Suriname

 

Equivalency:

 

HAVO (Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs)/ VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs)

 

Suriname

 

Requirements:

 

Official HAVO (Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs) or VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) in Dutch from Ministry of Education and Community Development or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Swaziland

 

Equivalency:

 

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate

 

Swaziland

 

Requirements:

 

Official Cambridge Overseas School Certificate from Examinations Council

 

Sweden

 

Equivalency:

 

Avgangsbetyg from a gymnasium

 

Sweden

 

Requirements:

 

Official Avgangsbetyg or Leaving Certificate from a gymnasium in Swedish from Ministry of Education, Research and Culture or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Switzerland

 

Equivalency:

 

Maturity Certificate of Fahigkeitszeugnis (Certificate of Qualification)

 

Switzerland

 

Requirements:

 

Official Maturity Certificate in native language from State Secretariat for Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Syria

 

Equivalency:

 

General Secondary Certificate (Baccalaureate)

 

Syria

 

Requirements:

 

Official General Secondary Certificate in native language from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Taiwan

 

Equivalency:

 

Graduation Certificate or 5 year Junior College Diploma

 

Taiwan

 

Requirements:

 

Original transcript & graduation certificate/diploma from principal

 

Tajikistan

 

Equivalency:

 

Attestat o Srednum Obrazovanii (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education)

 

Tajikistan

 

Requirements:

 

Official Certificate of Complete Secondary Education in Tajik from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Tanzania

 

Equivalency:

 

National Form IV Examination/ Certificate of Secondary Education

 

Tanzania

 

Requirements:

 

Official National Form IV Examination or GCE O Level from Examinations council

 

Thailand

 

Equivalency:

 

Mathayom Suksa

 

Thailand

 

Requirements:

 

Official Mathayom Suksa from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority

 

Togo

 

Equivalency:

 

Baccalaureat: average of "C" or higher

 

Togo

 

Requirements:

 

Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher Education and Research or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Trinidad and Tobago

 

Equivalency:

 

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC)/ GCE O-Levels: 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher

 

Trinidad and Tobago

 

Requirements:

 

Official CXC or GCE O Levels from Examinations council

 

Tunisia

 

Equivalency:

 

Baccalaureate

 

Tunisia

 

Requirements:

 

Official Baccalaureat in French from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Turkey

 

Equivalency:

 

Lise Diplomasi/ Secondary School Diploma

 

Turkey

 

Requirements:

 

Official Secondary School Diploma from Ministry of National Education or State Exam Authority

 

Turkmenistan

 

Equivalency:

 

State Examination for School Leaving Certificate

 

Turkmenistan

 

Requirements:

 

Official State Examination for School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Education or State Exam Authority

 

Uganda

 

Equivalency:

 

Uganda Certificate of Education

 

Uganda

 

Requirements:

 

Official "O'rta Ma'lumot T o'q'risida Shahodatnoma or Certificate of Complete Secondary Education in the native language and English translation

 

Ukraine

 

Equivalency:

 

Atestat/Matriculation School Certification

 

Ukraine

 

Requirements:

 

Original Atestat in Ukrainian from Ministry of Education and Science or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

United Arab Emirates

 

Equivalency:

 

Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate

 

United Arab Emirates

 

Requirements:

 

Official Secondary School Leaving Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or State Exam Authority

 

United Kingdom

 

Equivalency:

 

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE): 5 college level subjects with grade 'C' or higher.

 

United Kingdom

 

Requirements:

 

Official General Certificate of Secondary Education from Examinations council

 

Uruguay

 

Equivalency:

 

Bachillerato

 

Uruguay

 

Requirements:

 

Official Bachillerato in Spanish from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Uzbekistan

 

Equivalency:

 

Please contact International Admissions

 

Uzbekistan

 

Requirements:

 

Please contact International Admissions

 

Venezuela

 

Equivalency:

 

Bachiller: overall average of 12/20

 

Venezuela

 

Requirements:

 

Original Bachiller in Spanish from Ministry of Higher Education or State Exam Authority & English translation

 

Vietnam

 

Equivalency:

 

Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Diploma of Graduation from General Secondary Education)

 

Vietnam

 

Requirements:

 

Original Diploma of Graduation from General Secondary Education in Vietnamese & English translation

 

Yemen

 

Equivalency:

 

General Secondary Certificate

 

Yemen

 

Requirements:

 

Official General Secondary Certificate from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or State Exam Authority

 

Zambia

 

Equivalency:

 

Zambia School Certificate

 

Zambia

 

Requirements:

 

Official Zambia School Certificate from Ministry of Education or GCE O Levels from Examinations council

 

Zimbabwe

 

Equivalency:

 

GCE O-Level (ended in 1999)/Cambridge School Certificate. NOTE: copies of the results certificate must be certified by ZIMSEC

 

Zimbabwe

 

Requirements:

 

GCE results issued by ZIMSEC and sent directly to UNT