North American 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 International Education Specialist.

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Burman University
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial academic transcripts 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 transcript will be required.
 
Grading Scale 1: In effect after April 2002
Marks Comment US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100 Excellent A 4.00
94-97 Excellent A 4.00
90-93 Excellent A- 3.67
87-89 Excellent B+ 3.33
84-86 Good B 3.00
80-83 Good B- 2.67
75-79 Good C+ 2.33
65-74 Satisfactory C 2.00
60-64 Satisfactory C- 1.67
57-59 Satisfactory D+ 1.33
50-56 Pass D 1.00
0-49 Fail F 0.00
Grading Scale 2: In effect through April 2002
Comment US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
Excellent A 4.00
Excellent A- 3.67
Excellent B+ 3.33
Good B 3.00
Good B- 2.67
Good C+ 2.33
Average C 2.00
Average C- 1.67
Provisional Pass D 1.00
Fail F 0.00
CR= Credit   NC= No Credit   NR= No Report   I= Incomplete   W= Withdraw   AU= Audit IP= In Progress   S= Satisfactory   U=Unsatisfactory
 

Please Note:  Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • English
Created: January 28, 2020
Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Universidad Adventista de Centro America (Central American Adventist University)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Copias de Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (unofficial academic transcripts) and
  • Títulos/Graduation diplomas, 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
Marks Comments US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
9.0-10.00 Sobresaliente A 4.00
8.0-8.99 Muy Bueno B 3.00
7.0-7.99 Bueno C 2.00
6.0-6.99 Suficiente D 1.00
0.0-5.99 Insuficiente F 0.00

I= incomplete       R= withdraw       S= satisfactory       CR= credits       REC= received no grade

 
Grading Scale 2 - From 1977 to 2002
Marks           US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
93-100 A 4.00
90-92 A- 3.67
87-89 B+ 3.33
83-86 B 3.00
80-82 B- 2.67
77-79 C+ 2.33
73-76 C 2.00
70-72 C- 1.67
60-69 D 1.00
0-59 F 0.00
 
Grading Scale 3 - Until 1976
Marks Comments US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
96-100 Sobreasaliente A 4.00
85-95 Notable B 3.00
75-84 Aprovechado C 2.00
70-74 Aprobado D 1.00
0-69 Desaprobado F 0.00
Please Note:  Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Spanish

Created: January 29, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Seminario Teológico Adventista de Cuba (Cuba Adventist Theological Seminary)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Copias de Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (unofficial academic transcripts) and
  • Títulos/Graduation diplomas, 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
Marks US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
90-100 A 4.00
80-89 B 3.00
70-79 C 2.00
0-69 F 0.00

Please Note:  Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Spanish
Revised: March 18, 2018
Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Universidad Adventista Dominicana, UNAD (Dominican Adventist University)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Copias de Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (unofficial academic transcripts) and
  • Títulos/Graduation diplomas, 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: Older
GPA                     US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
4.00 A 4.00
3.70 A- 3.67
3.30 B+ 3.33
3.00 B 3.00
2.70 B- 2.67
2.30 C+ 2.33
2.00 C 2.00
1.70 C- 1.67
1.00 D 1.00
0.00 F 0.00

Grading Scale 2: Older

Marks US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
95-100 A 4.00
90-94 A- 3.67
87-89 B+ 3.33
84-86 B 3.00
80-83 B- 2.67
77-79 C+ 2.33
74-76 C 2.00
70-73 C- 1.67
60-69 D 1.00
0-59 F 0.00

Grading Scale 3

Marks GPA US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
100 4.00 A 4.00
99 3.96 A 4.00
98 3.92 A 4.00
97 3.88 A 4.00
96 3.84 A 4.00
95 3.80 A 4.00
94 3.76 A- 3.67
93 3.72 A- 3.67
92 3.68 A- 3.67
91 3.64 A- 3.67
90 3.60 A- 3.67
89 3.56 B+ 3.33
88 3.52 B+ 3.33
87 3.46 B+ 3.33
86 3.44 B 3.00
85 3.40 B 3.00
84 3.36 B 3.00
83 3.32 B- 2.67
82 3.28 B- 2.67
81 3.24 B- 2.67
80 3.20 B- 2.67
79 3.16 C+ 2.33
78 3.12 C+ 2.33
77 3.08 C+ 2.33
76 3.04 C 2.00
75 3.00 C 2.00
74 2.96 C 2.00
73 2.92 C- 1.67
72 2.88 C- 1.67
71 2.84 C- 1.67
70 2.80 C- 1.67
69 2.76 D 1.00
68 2.72 D 1.00
67 2.68 D 1.00
66 2.64 D 1.00
65 2.60 D 1.00
64 2.56 D 1.00
63 2.52 D 1.00
62 2.48 D 1.00
61 2.44 D 1.00
60 2.40 D 1.00
59 0.00 F 0.00
00 0.00 F 0.00

S= Satisfactory                       NS= Unsatisfactory             SC= Non Credit Academic   CV= Validate
FA= Failed for Absence        BA= Lowest Approved        EX= Exonerated
EQ= Equivalence                    ELC= Elective                       OY= Listener

 

Please Note:  Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Spanish
Revised: January 2020
Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Université Adventiste d'Haïti (Adventist University of Haiti)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial bulletins de notes/relevés de notes/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
  •  Coming soon!
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • French

Revised: May 2018

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Northern Caribbean 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. 

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.
 
Northern Caribbean University
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:  Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • English
 

Revised: January 29, 2021

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Universidad de Montemorelos (Montemorelos University)
  • Universidad Linda Vista (Linda Vista University)
  • Universidad de Navojoa, UNAV (Navojoa University)

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Copias de Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (unofficial academic transcripts), and
  • Titulos/Graduation diplomas, and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of transcripts, (unless academic records 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.

Universidad de Montemorelos (University of Montemorelos)

Grading Scale 1 (old to current 2019) 
*70 is the lowest grade for current transcripts.

Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
93-100 A 4.00
90-92 A- 3.67
87-89 B+ 3.33
83-86 B 3.00
80-82 B- 2.67
77-79 C+ 2.33
73-76 C 2.00
70-72 C-  1.67
67-69 D+ 1.33
63-66 D 1.00
60-62 D- 0.67
0-59 F 0.00

 

Grading Scale 2 (old to current 2019)
*6 is the minimum passing grade.

Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
9-10 A 4.00
8.5-8.99 B+ 3.33
8.0-8.49 B 3.00
7.5-7.99 C+ 2.33
6.5-7.49 C 2.00
6.0-6.49 C- 1.67
0-5.99 F 0.00

 

Grading Scale 3 (old to current 2019)
*7 is the minimum passing grade.

Scale US Grade Equivalent  US Grade Point Average (GPA)
9-10 A 4.00
8.5-8.99 B+ 3.33
8.0-8.49 B 3.00
7.5-7.99 C+ 2.33
7.00-7.49 C 2.00
0-6.99 F 0.00

Please Note:  Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.

Universidad Linda Vista (Linda Vista University)

Coming Soon!

Universidad de Navojoa (Navojoa University)

Coming Soon!

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • Spanish

Created: January 30, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Universidad Adventista de las Antillas (Antillean Adventist University)
What to Submit into Your Online Applcation
  • Copias de Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (unofficial academic transcripts) and
  • Títulos/Graduation diplomas, and
  • Authorized word-for-word English translation of transcripts, (unless academic records 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.
 
Universidad Adventista de las Antillas
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: Check your transcript and if a different grading scale is listed, please upload it with your academic records.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Spanish
 

Revised: January 29, 2021

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