South 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:
  • Universidad Adventista del Plata (River Plate Adventist University)
  • Instituto Superior Adventista Misiones (Misiones Adventist College)
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.
 
Universidad Adventista del Plata - Grading Scale 1
Number Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
95-100 A 4.00
90-94 A- 3.67
86-89 B+ 3.33
82-85 B 3.00
79-81 B- 2.67
75-78 C+ 2.33
70-74 C 2.00
66-69 C- 1.67
60-65 D 1.00
0-59

F

0.00
Universidad Adventista del Plata - Grading Scale 2
Number Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
10 A 4.00
9 A- 3.67
8 B+ 3.33
7 B 3.00
6 C 2.00
0-5 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: November 2020 
Created: February 5, 2020
Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Universidad Adventista de Bolivia (Bolivia 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 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.

 

Grading Scale
  • Coming soon!
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Spanish

 

 

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Faculdade Adventista Da Bahia, FADBA, (Bahia Adventist College)
  • Instituto Adventista Paranaense, IAP, (Parana Adventist Institute)
  • Faculdade Adventista da Amazonia, (Amazonia Adventist College)
  • Faculdade Adventista de Minas Gerais, (Minas Gerais Adventist College)
  • Seminario Adventista Latino-Americano de Teologia, (Latin-American Adventist Theological Seminary - SALT)
  • Centro Universitário Adventista de Engenheiro Coelho/ Hortolandia/São Paulo, (Brazil Adventist University-Campus EC, HT, and SP)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial histórico escolar/certificados de estudios/certificados de notas/certificados de calificaciones/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 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.
 
Centro Universitrio Adventista de São Paulo (Adventist University Centre of São Paulo)
Grading Scale 1: Current
(To be used when 6 is the lowest passing grade)
Number Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
9.0-10.0 A 4.00
8.0-8.9 B+ 3.33
7.0-7.9 B 3.00
6.0-6.9 C 2.00
0.0-5.9 F
0.00
Grading Scale 2: Current
(To be used when 5 is the lowest passing grade)
Number Scale Percentage Portuguese (English) Translation US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
9-10 90-100 Excelente (Excellent) A 4.00
7-8.99 70-89.99 Bom (Good) B 3.00
5-6.99 50-69.99 Acceptable (Average) / Regular C 2.00
3-4.99 30-49.99 Suficiente (Sufficient) F 0.00
Grading Scale 3: From 1999-2001
Percentage US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
95-100 A 4.00
90-94 A- 3.67
86-89 B+ 3.33
82-85 B 3.00
79-81 B- 2.67
75-78 C+ 2.33
0-74 F 0.00
Grading Scale 4: From early 1980-1999
Percentage US Grade US Grade Point Average (GPA)
96-100 A 4.00
91-95 A- 3.67
87-90 B+ 3.33
83-86 B 3.00
79-82 B- 2.67
76-78 C+ 2.33
73-75 C 2.00
69-72 C- 1.67
65-68 D+ 1.33
60-64 D 1.00
0-59 F 0.00

I = Incomplete                         FA = Failure                           P = Pass

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Portuguese
 
Created: February 16, 2020
Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Universidad Adventista de Chile (Chile 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: From 1996 - Current
Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
87-100 A 4.00
75-86 A- 3.67
71-74 B+ 3.33
68-70 B 3.00
65-67 B- 2.67
61-64 C+ 2.33
55-60 C 2.00
51-54 C- 1.67
0-50 F 0.00
Grading Scale 2: Until 1996
Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
95-100 A 4.00
90-94 A- 3.67
85-89 B+ 3.33
80-84 B 3.00
75-79 B- 2.67
70-74 C+ 2.33
65-69 C 2.00
60-64 C- 1.67
0-59 F 0.00
CVL = Credits transferred from another university
 

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 28, 2020
Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
Bachelor degrees from:
  • Corporacion Universitaria Adventista (Colombia Adventist University Corporation)
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: (1992 - Currrent)
Marks US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
4.0-5.0 A 4.00
3.5-3.9 B 3.00
3.0-3.4 C 2.00
0.0-2.9 F 0.00
Grading Scale 2: Prior to 1992
 
Marks GPA (5.0) US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
92-100

4.75-5.00

A 4.00
90-91 4.50-4.74 A- 3.67
85-89 4.25-4.49 B+ 3.33
80-84 4.00-4.24 B 3.00
75-79 3.75-3.99 B- 2.67
70-74 3.50-3.74 C+ 2.33
65-69 3.25-3.49 C 2.00
60-64 3.00-3.24 C- 1.67
  2.75-2.99 D+ 1.33
  2.50-2.74 D 1.00
0-59 0-2.49 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:
  • Instituto Tecnológico Superior Adventista Del Ecuador (ITSAE) (Ecuador Adventist College)
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).
After Admission Decision
  • Official final transcripts are required after admission decision.
 
Grading Scale
  • Coming soon!
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, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Universidad Adventista del Paraguay - UNAPy (Paraguay 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

  • Coming Soon!

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction

  • Spanish

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degrees from:

  • Universidad Peruana Unión - UPeU (Peruvian Union University): Includes three campuses:
    • Lima
    • Juliaca
    • Tarapoto

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 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.

Grading Scale 1 (from 1995)

Number Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
17-20 A 4.00
16-16.99 A- 3.67
15-15.99 B+ 3.33
14-14.99 B 3.00
13-13.99 B- 2.67
11-12.99 C 2.00
0-10 F 0.00

Grading Scale 2 (until 1995)

Marks 1 Marks 2 US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100 20 A 4.00
93-97 19 A- 3.67
88-92 18 B+ 3.33
83-87 17 B 3.00
78-82 16 B- 2.67
73-77 15 C+ 2.33
68-72 14 C 2.00
63-67 13 C- 1.67
58-62 12 D+ 1.33
53-57 11 D 1.00
0-52 10 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 3, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees:
Bachelor degrees from:
  • University of the Southern Caribbean (USC)
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 cosidered for provisional admission.

After Admission Decision
  • Official final transcripts will be required.
 
University of the Southern Caribbean (USC)
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
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • English

 

Revised: January 29, 2021

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

Bachelor degree from:

  • Instituto Universitario Adventista de Venezuela (IUNAV) (Venezuela Adventist University Institute) (SETEVAN)

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 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.

Grading Scale

Scale (1-100) Scale (1-20) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
98-100 20 Excelente A 4.00
95-97.9 19 Excelente A 4.00
90-94.9 18 Sobresaliente A 4.00
85-89.9 17 Distinguido B+ 3.33
80-84.9 16 Bueno B 3.00
75-79.9 15 Aceptable C+ 2.33
70-74.9 14 Regular medio C 2.00
65-69.9 13 Regular bajo C- 1.67
60-54.9 12 Insuficiente D 1.00
55-59.9 11 Insuficiente bajo D- 1.67
50-54.9 10 Deficiente F 0.00
01-49.9 01-09 Muy Deficiente 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 27, 2020