Asian AAA Institutions

Adventist Admission & Transfer Standards

Students who meet or exceed the following academic credentials for admission to graduate programs are encouraged to apply. Note that satisfaction of minimum academic standards is only one factor in admission decisions. If your country is not listed below please contact the Credential Evaluation Specialists.

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Chinese Adventist Seminary
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial transcripts (成绩单)/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma.
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision
  • Official final transcripts will be required. 
 
Grading Scale
US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
D 1.00
F 0.00
S  
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Chinese

Revised: September 2021

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from: 
  • Hong Kong Adventist College in affiliation with Andrews Univesity
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial transcripts/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma. 

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision
  • Official final transcripts will be required. 
 
Hong Kong Adventist College
Grade  US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
C- 1.67
D+ 1.33
D 1.00
D- 0.67
F 0.00

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • English
 

Revised: January 31, 2021

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Flaiz Adventist College
  • Lowry Adventist College
  • Metas Adventist College
  • Northeast Adventist College
  • Roorkee Adventist College
  • Spicer Adventist University
  • Vellore Adventist College of Education

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial semester-by-semester mark sheets (preferred) /consolidated mark sheets containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If mark sheets do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma.

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final mark sheets will be required. University attested and sealed photocopies of original academic documents must arrive in our office in a university stamped and sealed envelope. Please do not submit college issued transcripts.

Grading Scale

Spicer Adventist University

Marks *GPA 7.00 Grade
70 & above 7 O
60 to 69.99 6 A
55 to 59.99 5 B
50 to 54.99 4 C
45 to 49.99 3 D
40 to 44.99 2 E
39.99 & below 0 F (Fail)

Manipal Academy

Marks US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
90-100 A 4.00
85-89 B+ 3.33
80-84 B 3.00
75-79 C+ 2.33
70-74 C 2.00
0-69 F 0.00

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • English

Revised: January 30, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Universitas Advent Indonesia (Indonesia Adventist University)
  • Universitas Klabat (Klabat University)
  • Sekolah Lanjutan Advent (Surya Nusantara Adventist College)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial transcripts/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision
  • Official final transcripts will be required. 

Grading Scale

Universitas Klabat

Number Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
91-100 A 4.00
85-90 A- 3.67
82-84 B+ 3.33
78-81 B 3.00
75-77 B- 2.67
70-74 C+ 2.33
67-69 C 2.00
60-66 C- 1.67
40-59 D 1.00
0-39 F 0.00

Universitas Advent Indonesia

  • Coming Soon!

Sekolah Lanjutan Advent

  • Coming Soon!
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Universitas Advent Indonesia - Indonesian and English
  • Universitas Klabat - Indonesian
  • Sekolah Lanjutan Advent - Indonesian and English (Bi-lingual)

Revised: October 2021

Admission Requirements for Mater Degrees

  • Bachelor degrees from Saniku Gakuin College

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Transcripts with course titles, hours/credits/units, and grades, and
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate (gakushi shogo), and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Grading Scale

Grade  Scale  Description US Grade Equivalent  Notes
S 90-100 秀 (Exemplary)  A Rarely Given
A+ 90-100 秀 Shū (Exemplary) A  
A 80-89.99 優 Yū (Very Good) A  
B 70-79.99 良 Ryō (Good) B  
C 60-69.99 可 Ka (Satisfactory) C  
F 0-59.99  不可 Fuka (Fail)  F  
P   パス (Pass) P  

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • Japanese

Revised: May 2018

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Middle East University
  • Licence (4 years) from French Universities
  • Diplome (Diploma) in academic field
  • Ingenieur Agricole from the American University of Beirut

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial transcripts/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma.

Please Note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Grading Scale - US 4.00 GPA System

US Grade Percentage
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
D 1.00
F 0.00

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • English

Revised: November 11, 2020 

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Adventist College of Nursing and Health Sciences (Penang Adventist College of Nursing)

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial transcripts/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

Please Note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Grading Scale 1  (July 2014-Fall 2018)

Marks Comment US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
84-100 High Distinction A 4.00
76-83.9 Distinction A- 3.67
68-75.9 Credit B+ 3.33
60-67.9 Pass B 3.00
0-59.9 Fail F 0.00

Grading Scale 2 (Spring 2019)

Marks Comment US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
85-100 High Distinction A 4.00
78-84.9 Distinction A- 3.67
68-77.9 Credit B+ 3.33
60-67.9 Pass B 3.00
0-59.9 Fail F 0.00

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • English
  • Bahasa Malaysia

Created: January 2020 

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Myanmar Union Adventist Seminary (MUAS)

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial diploma supplement or academic transcripts containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Grading Scale

Grade 

Percentage

Definition
A 4.00 Superior
A- 3.67  
B+ 3.33  
B 3.00 Above Average
B- 2.67  
C+ 2.33  
C 2.00 Average
C- 1.67  
D+ 1.33 Below Average
D 1.00  
D- 0.67  
F 0.00 Failure
W   Withdrawal
AU   Audit
I   Incomplete

Please Note:  The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • In Myanmar Union Adventist Seminary, instructions are bilingual as follows: 75%-90% English in specific language courses, 50%-60% English in some major courses and 100% local language in skill courses such as Vegetable Production, Carpentry, Masonry, Clothing, etc.

Revised: November 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Pakistan Adventist Seminary and College

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial mark sheets/result card/transcripts/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma.

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Please Note:  University attested and sealed photocopies of original mark sheets and degree certificates are required after admission decision. Have photocopies of your original Degree Certificates and Marks Sheet/Result Card attested by the Higher Education Commissions, Pakistan (HEC). For instructions regarding the HEC attestation procedure, visit the HEC website. Request for all attested photocopies to be placed in an official sealed envelope and mailed directly to the Graduate Admissions Office.

Grading Scale

Percentage Description US Grade Equivalent 
85-100 Distinction A
70-84.99 High Pass A
60-69.99 Pass B
50-59.99 Marginal Pass C
0-49.99  Fail  F

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • English

Revised: May 2018

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS)
  • Adventist University of the Philippines
  • Central Philippine Adventist College
  • Manila Adventist College
  • Mountain View College
  • Naga View Adventist College
  • Northern Luzon Adventist College
  • Northern Mindanao Adventist College
  • South Philippine Adventist College

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial diploma supplement or academic transcripts containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

Please Note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Grading Scale

Adventist University of the Philippines

Grading Scale 1: 2009 - Current

Marks

 GPA US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100  4.00 A 4.00
95-97 3.75 A- 3.67
92-94 3.50 B+ 3.33
82-91 3.25 B 3.00
86-88 3.00 B- 2.67
83-85 2.75 C+ 2.33
80-82 2.50 C 2.00
77-79 2.25 C- 1.67
75-76 2.00 D 1.00
0-74 0.00 F 0.00

Grading Scale 2: 1999 - 2008

Marks

 GPA US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
97-100  4.0 A 4.00
93-96 3.5 A- 3.67
89-92 3.0 B+ 3.33
85-88 2.5 B 3.00
81-84 2.0 B- 2.67
77-80 1.5 C+ 2.33
75-76 1.0 C 2.00
0-74 0.0 F 0.00

Grading Scale 3: 1998 - 1999

Marks

 GPA (*5.0) US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100  1.00-1.24 A 4.00
95-97 1.25-1.49 A- 3.67
92-94 1.50-1.74 B+ 3.33
82-91 1.75-1.99 B 3.00
86-88 2.00-2.24 B- 2.67
83-85 2.25-2.49 C+ 2.33
80-82 2.50-2.74 C 2.00
77-79 2.75-2.99 C- 1.67
75-76 3.00-4.99 D 1.00
0-74 5.00 F 0.00

Mountain View College

Mark US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100 A 4.00
95-97 A- 3.67
92-94 B+ 3.33
89-91 B 3.00
86-88 B- 2.67
83-85 C+ 2.33
80-82 C 2.00
77-79 C- 1.67
74-76 D 1.00
73-below F 0.00

Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
C- 1.67
D 1.00
F 0.00

Central Philippine Adventist College

Marks Comment US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100 Outstanding A 4.00
95-97 Outstanding A- 3.67
92-94

Above Average

B+ 3.33
89-91 Above Average B 3.00
86-88 Average B- 2.67
83-85 Average C+ 2.33
80-82 Below Average C 2.00
77-79 Below Average C- 1.67
75-76 Poor D 1.00
74 Poor F 0.00

Please note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies - English
  • Adventist University of the Philippines - English
  • Central Philippine Adventist College - English
  • Manila Adventist College -
  • Mountain View College - English
  • Naga View Adventist College - English and Filipino (Based on Tagalog)
  • Northern Luzon Adventist College - English
  • Northern Mindanao Adventist College -
  • South Philippine Adventist College - English

Revised: February 3, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Sahmyook Health University College
  • Sahmyook University

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial transcripts/academic records containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list the date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution)

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Please Note: Official final transcript of grades/examination results/diploma supplements/marks, etc. will be required after admission decision.

Grading Scale - GPA 4.5

Scale US Grade Equivalent  US Grade Point Average (GPA)
90-100 A 4.00
90-94 A 4.00
85-89 B+ 3.33
80-84 B 3.00
75-79 C+ 2.33
70-74 C 2.00
65-69 D+ 1.33
60-64 D 1.00
0-59 F 0.00

Please Note: The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • Korean

Revised: January 30, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Taiwan Adventist College
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement or academic transcripts containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision
  • Official final transcripts will be required.
Taiwan Adventist College
Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
C- 1.67
D+ 1.33
D 1.00
D- 0.67
F 0.00

Please Note:  The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Mandrian Chinese

Revised: January 29, 2021

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Asia-Pacific International University

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial diploma supplement or academic transcripts containing a complete record of all courses taken and individual marks obtained. If transcripts do not list date of graduation, please upload a copy of your diploma and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of all academic documents, (unless academic records and diplomas are routinely issued in English by the institution).

Please note: Applicants who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can be considered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision

  • Official final transcripts will be required.

Grading Scale

Starting Academic Year 2012-2013

AIU GPA US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
4.00 A 4.00
3.50 B+ 3.33
3.00 B 3.00
2.50 C+ 2.33
2.00 C 2.00
1.50 D+ 1.33
1.00 D 1.00
0.00 F 0.00

Until Academic Year 2011-2012

AIU GPA US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
4.00 A 4.00
3.67 A- 3.67
3.33 B+ 3.33
3.00 B 3.00
2.67 B- 2.67
2.33 C+ 2.33
2.00 C 2.00
1.67 C- 1.67
1.33 D+ 1.33
1.00 D 1.00
0.00 F 0.00

Before 2012

AIU GPA US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
4.00 A 4.00
3.50 B+ 3.33
3.00 B 3.00
2.50 C+ 2.33
2.00 C 2.00
1.50 D+ 1.33
1.00 D 1.00
0.00 F 0.00
AU= Audit                                                              FS= Failed but granted a supplementary exam
I= Incomplete                                              IP= In Progress     
S= Satisfactory                                             U= Unsatisfactory
T= Transfer credits                                       CP= Credits from portfolio                       
W= Withdrew from class with permission  CS= Credits from standardized exam
CE= Credits from challenge exam               CT= Credits from Training
DG= Deferred Grade

Please Note:  The information above is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials and grading scales from this country. Check your transcripts for your institutional grading scale and if different, please upload it with your academic records. 

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • English
  • Thai

Revised: February 4, 2020

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