European Country Requirements

Graduate Admissions

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
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
  • Diplome, Deshmi, Specializimi, Diplome with Titull or 4-year bachelor's degree

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial certificate e notave/liste e notave/list notash/vertetim/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
Letter Grade Number Scale Percentage Albanian/English Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A+ 10 96-100  lqyeshëm (Excellent)  A 4.00
A 9-9.99 86-95.99 Shumë mirë (Very Good) A 4.00
B+ 8-8.99 76-85.99 Mirë (Good) B+ 3.33
B 7-7.99 66-75.99 Kënaqshëm (Satisfactory) B 3.00
C 6-6.99 56-65.99 Mjaftueshëm (Sufficient) C+ 2.33
D 5-5.99 50-55.99 Kalueshëm (Passable) C 2.00
FX 4-4.99  40-49.99 Mbetës (Failed) F 0.00
F 1-3.99  0-39.99  Mbetës (Failed) F 0.00
E     Papërfunduar (Not Completed)    

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.

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded  F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Albanian

Revised: February 5, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bakkalaureus/Bakkalurea
  • Diplom (4-year Bachelor's degree)
  • Diplom - Ingenieur (Diploma of Engineer)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

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

German (English) Description Number Scale US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
Sehr Gut (Very Good) 1-1.99 A 4.00
Gut (Good) 2-2.99 A-/B+ 3.67/3.33
Befriedigend (Satisfactory) 3-3.99 B 3.00
Genügend (Sufficient/Adequate) 4-4.99 C 2.00
Nicht Genügend (Insufficient/Unsatisfactory) 5 F 0.00

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*

Letter Grade  English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings  C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • German

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Postdiplomskih studija
  • 4 or 5 year Bachelor's degree (Diploma/Specialist Diploma)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial Strucni Naziv Diplomirani (4-6 years)/diploma supplement or 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 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
Number Grade Number Grade Croatian (English) Description   US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 10 Odličan (Excellent) A 4.00
4-4.99 9-9.99 Vrlo Doba (Very Good) A 4.00
3-3.99     7-8.99  Dobar (Good)  B 3.00
2-2.99     6-6.99  Dovoljan (Sufficient) C 2.00
1-1.99    5-5.99 Nedovoljan (Failure) F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors

A

4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Bosnian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bakalavr (4-year Bachelor's degree)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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
Number Scale  Bulgarian (English) Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
6 Отличен/Otlichen (Excellent) A 4.00
5-5.99 Много добър/Mnogo Dobur (Very Good) A 4.00
4-4.99 добър/Dobur (Good)  B 3.00
3-3.99 Среден/Sreden (Satisfactory)  C 2.00
2-2.99 Слаб/Slab (Fail/Poor)  F 0.00

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*

Grade English Grade Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Bulgarian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
  • Diploma o Stecenoj Stucnoj Spremi Secmog (VII/1) Stupnja with Strucni Naziv Diplomiranog; Diploma of Poslijediplomski Strucni Studij; Diploma of Poslijediplomski Umjetnicki Studij   

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

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 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
Number Grade Croatian (English) Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 Odlican (Excellent) A 4.00
4 Vrlo dobar (Very Good)  A 4.00
3 Dobar (Good)  B 3.00
2 Dovoljan (Satisfactory)  C 2.00
1 Nedovoljan (Unsatisfactory)  F 0.00

  European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*

Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C  Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D  Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded  F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
*Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Croatian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Engineer (Inzenyr)
  • 4 year Bachelor's degree (Bakalar or Bakalar Umeni)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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
Scale 1 Scale 2 Czech (English) Description   US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
1-1.99 86.00-100.00 Výborně (Excellent)  A 4.00
2-2.99 70-85.99 Chvalitebný (Commendable) B 3.00
3-3.99 50-69.99 Dobrý (Good)  C 2.00
4-4.99 40.00-49.99 Dostatečný (Satisfactory) D 1.00
5.00 0.00-39.99 Nedostatečný (Unsatisfactory) F 0.00
    Pass P  
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Letter Grade  English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Czech

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bachelorgraden
  • The Professions bachelor
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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
Letter Grade  Description   US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
12 Excellence Performance  A 4.00
10-11.99 Very Good Performance  A-/B+ 3.33-3.67
7-9.99 Good Performance B 3.00
4-6.99 Fair Performance C+ 2.33
2-3.99 Minimum Acceptable Performance C 2.00
0-1.99 Inadequate Performance F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Grade  Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.

= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.

Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Danish

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bakalaureuskraad (Bachelor’s degree)
  • Diplom(b) in Applied Higher Education (4 year program)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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*

5-Point

Number Scale  Estonian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 Väga Hea (Very Good) A 4.00
4-4.99 Hea (Good) B 3.00
3-3.99 Rahuldav (Satisfactory) C 2.00
2-2.99 Puudulik (Insufficient) F 0.00
1-1.99 Nõrk (Weak/Fail) F* 0.00

Before 2000 6-point

Number Scale Estonian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 Suurepärane (Excellent) A 4.00
4 Väga Hea (Very Good) B 3.00
3 Hea (Good) C 2.00
2 Rahuldav (Satisfactory) F 0.00
1 Kasin (Sufficient) F* 0.00
0 Puudulik (Insufficient) F 0.00

*Pass

After 20006-point

Number Scale Percentage Letter Grade Estonian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 91-100 A Suurepärane (Excellent) A 4.00
4 81-90 B Väga Hea (Very Good) B+ 3.33
3 71-80 C Hea (Good) B 3.00
2 61-70 D Rahuldav (Satisfactory) C 2.00
1 56-60 E Kasin (Sufficient) D 1.00
0 0-50 F Puudulik (Insufficient) F 0.00

*In 2000 all universities and professional higher education institutions began using a unified 6-point marking scale, with the minimum passing level in examinations at 51%.

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*

Letter Grade  English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded  F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Estonian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Arkkitehti / Arkitekt
  • Kandidaatti/Kandidat (pre-2005)
  • Diplomi-insinoori/Diplomingenjor
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted of all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
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 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
Number  Scale  Finnish/Swedish (English) Description US Grade Equivalent  US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 Kiitettävä/Berömligt (Excellent) A 4.00
4 Erittäin hyvä/Mycket goda (Very Good)  B+ 3.33
3 Hyvä/Goda insikter (Good)  B 3.00
2 Erittäin Tyydytävä/Mycket (Very Satisfactory) C+ 2.33
1 Tyydytävä/Nöjaktigt (Satisfactory) C 2.00
0 Hylätty/Icke godkand (Failure) F 0.00

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*

Letter Grade Grade Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before  credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required  F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Finnish

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Licence plus Maîtrise (pre-Bologna)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
  • Diplôme (eg: Diplôme de Comptabilité et de Gestion, Diplôme Supérieur de Comptabilité et de Gestion, Diplôme d'Expertise Comptable, Certificat d'Aptitude au Professorat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré (CAPES))

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/relevés de notes and 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 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
Number Scale French (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
14-20 Très Bien (Very Good) A 4.00
12-13.9 Bien (Good) B+ 3.33
11-11.9 Assez Bien (Fairly Good) B 3.00

10.5-10.9

Passable (Passing) B- 2.67
10.1-10.4 Moyen (Sufficient) C+ 2.33
10 Moyen (Sufficient) C 2.00
9-9.9 Moyen (Sufficient) C- 1.67
8-8.9 Insuffisant (Insufficient) D 1.00
0-7.9 Ajourné (Fail) F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Grade Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • French

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bakkalaureus
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Diplom/Diploma from a Fachhochschule
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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

Number Scale  German (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
1-1.5 Sehr gut  A 4.00
1.6-2.5 Gut A 4.00
2.6-3.5 Befriedigend B 3.00
3.6-4 Ausreichend  C 2.00

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*

Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors  A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors  B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • German

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Főiskolai Oklevél (4 year College Diploma)
  • Egyetemi Oklevél (4 year University Diploma)
  • Alapkepzes/Alapfokozat (4 year Bachelor's degree)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued

What to Submit into Your Online Application

  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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 Scales
Number Scale  Percentage Hungarian (English) Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 86.00-100.00 Jeles (Excellent)  A 4.00
4-4.99 71.00-85.99 Jó (Good) B 3.00
3-3.99 61.00-70.99 Közepes (Fair) C 2.00
2-2.99 51.00-60.99 Elégséges (Sufficient) C 2.00
1-1.99 0.00-50.99 Elégtelen (Fail/Insufficient) F 0.00

OR

Number Grade Hungarian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 Kiválóan megfelelt (Excellent)  A 4.00
3 Megfelelt (Satisfactory)   C 2.00
1 Nem felelt meg (Fail) F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Grade Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
*Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
- For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Hungarian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Laurea di 1° livello (L)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed andCredits (post-Bologna) the final diploma has been issued

What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial Certificatos d’esami/diploma supplement/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 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
Subject Examinations* Degree Examinations*  Italian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
27-30 99-100  Excellent A 4.00
21-26 77-98  Good  B 3.00
18-20 66-76 Satisfactory C 2.00
0-17 0-65 Unsatisfactory F 0.00

* The designation e lode (with honors) may be added to a perfect score (grade of 30 on course work and 110 on degree examinations) to recognize exceptional achievement.

 
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Grade  Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
*Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Italian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Bakalaurs (4 year Bachelor's degree)
  • Diploms (4-5 year Specialist Diploma)
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)

Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.

What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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. 
  • Diplomas or degree certificates (e.g. Bakalaura diploms, Ärsta diploms, Zobârsta diploms Transcripts/certificatos d’esami, 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
Number Scale  Latvian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
10 Izcili (With distinction) A 4.00
9 Teicami (Excellent) A 4.00
8 Loti Labi (Very good) A 4.00
7 Labi (Good) B 3.00
6 Gandriz Labi (Almost good) B 3.00
5 Viduveji (Satisfactory)  C 2.00
4 Gandriz Viduveji (Almost satisfactory) C 2.00
1-3 Negatīvs Vērtējums/Neapmierinosi (Unsatisfactory) F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Grade  Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
*Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Latvian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Aukstojo Mokslo
  • Bakalauro Diplomas
  • Bachelor degree - 3-year Bologna-compliant degree (180-240 ECTS credits)
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial diploma supplement/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 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
Number Scale  Percentage Lithuanian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
10 92-100 Puikai  (Excellent) A 4.00
9 82-91 Labai Gerai (Very Good)  A 4.00
8 74-81  Gerai (Good) B+ 3.33
7 66-73 Pakankamai (Highly Satisfactory) B 3.00
6  58-65 Patenkinamai (Satisfactory) C+ 2.33
5 50-57 Silpnai  (Sufficient) C 2.00
4* 40-49 Nepakankamai (Unsatisfactory)  F 0.00
3 30-39 Blogai (Poor) F 0.00
2 20-29 Labai Blogai (Very Poor)  F 0.00
1 0-19 Visai Blogai  (Completely) F 0.00

* 4 is a passing grade at Vilnius Pedagogical University.

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Equivalent*
Grade  Grade Description US Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
*Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Lithuanian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Inzynier
  • Licencjat
  • Dyplom Tytuł Magister
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
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
Number Scale        Number Scale Polish (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5+ 5.5 Celujący (Excellent)  A 4.00
5 5-5.49 Bardzo Dobry (Very Good) A 4.00
4+ 4.5-4.99 Dobry Plus (Fairly Good)  B+ 3.33
4          4-4.49 Dobry (Good) B 3.00
3+ 3.5-3.99 Dostateczny Plus (Satisfactory Plus) C+ 2.33
3-3.49   Dostateczny (Satisfactory)  C 2.00
1-2.99  Niedostateczny (Unsatisfactory/Failure) F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale
Letter Grade Enlgish Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Polish

Revised: January 22, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
  • Diplomă de Absolvire; Diplomă de Licenţă, short-term (3 years) or long-term diplomas (4 to 6 years, according to the field of study).  
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
Number Grade     Romanian (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
9-10 Excelent (Excellent) A 4.00
7-8.99  Bun (Good)  B 3.00
5-6.99       Suficient (Good) C 2.00
0-4.99   F 0.00
 
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Romanian

Revised: January 22, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees

One of the following academic credentials are required:

  • 4-year Bakalavr’s degree
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
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.
  • Diplom o Srednem Professionalnom Obrazovanii, Diplom o Nepolnom Vysshem Obrazovanii, Diplom Bakalavra, Diplom Magistra, Diplom Spetsialista, Diplom Kandidata Nauk, Diplom Doktora Nauk (Degree Certificate)
  • Akademicheskaya Spravka, Prilozhenie k Diplomu (Academic Transcripts)
  • 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
Number Grade      Russian (English) Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 отлично/Otlichno  (Excellent) A 4.00
4-4.99 хорошо/Khorosho (Good) B 3.00
3-3.99 удовлетворительно/Udovletvoritel'no  (Satisfactory) C 2.00
  зачёт (Credit) S  
2-2.99 неудовлетворительно/Neudovletvoritel'no (Unsatisfactory/Fail) F  
 
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale *
Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Russian

Revised: January 22, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Diploma Visokog Obrazovnaja (First University Diploma)
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
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
Number Scale      Serbian (English) Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
10        Изузетан (Outstanding)  A 4.00
9-9.99    Одличан (Excellent)  A 4.00
8.5-8.99   B 3.00
8-8.49        Врло добар (Very Good) B 3.00
7.5-7.99   B 3.00
7-7.49 Добар (Good) B 3.00
6.5-6.99   C 2.00
6-6.49  Довољан (Sufficient)  C 2.00
5-5.99 Није положио (Insufficient)  F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Letter Grade English Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good- above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good- generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory- fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient- performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail- some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail- considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Serbian

Revised: September 2021

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Titulo de Ingeniero (5 years post-secondary study)
  • Titulo de Licenciado (4-5½  years post-secondary study)
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
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
Number Scale    Spanish (English) Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
10   Matrícula de Honor (Matriculation with Honors)  A 4.00
9 - 9.99        Sobresaliente (Outstanding)        A 4.00
7 - 8.99        Notable (Very Good)  B+ 3.33
6 - 6.99        Aprobado (Pass)    B 3.00
5.5 - 5.99     Aprobado (Pass) B 3.00
5 - 5.49        Aprobado (Pass)    C 2.00
0 - 4.99        Suspenso (Failure)    F 0.00
Award Classification
Spanish (English) Description  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
Matrícula de Honor (with Honors)     A 4.00
Sobresaliente (Outstanding)      A 4.00
Notable (Notable) B+ 3.33
Aprobado (Pass)  B- 2.67
Suspenso (Failure)  F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Letter Grade Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Spanish

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Kandidatexamen (Bachelor’s degree)
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
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
Letter Grade Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00

* Please Note:

  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.

= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.

Letter Grade Percentage Swedish (English) Description   US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
VG 90-100 Väl Godkänd (Pass with distinction)   A 4.00
G 60-89.99 Godkänd (Pass)    B 3.00
U 0-59.99 Underkänd (Failed)         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
  • Swedish

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Lizentiat/Diplom/Licence/Licenza (4-year Bachelor’s degree)
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
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
Number Scale 1 Number Scale 2   Number Scale 3 US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
7-10  5.5-6    1.5-1    A 4.00
4.5-5.4        2.5-1.6        B 3.00
4.0-4.4        3.0-2.6        C 2.00
0-4   0.0-3.9        Above 3      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.
 
European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Grading Scale*
Grade Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before the credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • Diplom Specialista (5 year)
  • Dyplom Bakalayra (4-year Bachelor’s degree),
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
What to Submit into Your Online Application
  • Unofficial Prilozhenie k Diplomu/Diploma supplement/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
  • Akademicheskaya Spravk (academic certificates), Dyplom (diplomas) earned 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
Scale 1    Scale 2 Percentage Description     US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
5 10 - 12        90 - 100      Відмінно (Excellent)  A 4.00
4 7 - 9.99       70 - 89.99   Добре (Good) B 3.00
3 4 - 6.99       50 - 69.99   Задовільно (Satisfactory)  C* 2.00
2 1 - 3.99       0 - 49.99     Незадовільно (Unsatisfactory) F 0.00
P     Залік (зараховано) (Pass)           
*Higher Education/Represents course work completed at a standard of ‘C’ or above on the U.S. scale
 
European Credit Transfer System Grading Scale*
Letter Grade Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent-outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • Ukranian

Revised: January 13, 2020

Admission Requirements for Master Degrees
One of the following academic credentials are required:
  • 3-year British Bachelor's degree 
  • First Cycle Bologna Compliant Degree (Bachelor)/180 ECTS Credit
Please note: Three-year Bachelor's degrees are accepted if all coursework is completed and the final diploma has been issued.
 
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 diploma supplements/academic record/transcripts will be required.
 
Grading Scale
Percentage  US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
70-100        A 4.00
65-69  A- 3.67
60-64  B+ 3.33
50-59  B 3.00
45-49  C+ 2.33
40-44 C 2.00
0-39 F 0.00
Award Classification
Division US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
First Class Honors         A 4.00
Second Class Honours, Upper Division     A-/B+ 3.50
Second Class Honours, Lower Division     B 3.00
Third class           C+ 2.33
Pass C 2.00
Fail  F 0.00
European Credit Transfer System Grading Scale*
Grade  Grade Description US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A Excellent- outstanding performance with only minor errors A 4.00
B Very Good-above the average standard but with some errors B+ 3.33
C Good-generally sound work with a number of notable errors B 3.00
D Satisfactory-fair but with significant shortcomings C+ 2.33
E Sufficient-performance meets the minimum criteria C 2.00
FX Fail-some more work required before credit can be awarded F 0.00
F Fail-considerable further work is required F 0.00
* Please Note:
  • One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.
  • The rough equivalent of 5 ECTS credits is 2.5 American credits. We therefore advise to transfer credits along a 2:1 ratio.
= For more information on ECTS credits, see Appendix B at the bottom of this document.
 
Award Classification for MA level degrees (called Postgraduate in the UK)
Division Percentage US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
Distinction 70-100% A 4.00
Merit 65-69 A- 3.67
Merit 60-65 B+ 3.33
Pass 50-59 B 3.00
Fail Below 50% F 0.00

 

Grade Scale for transcripts that use grades for MA level degrees (called Postgraduate in the UK)

UK Grade Percentage US Grade Equivalent US Grade Point Average (GPA)
A 70-100% A 4.00
B 60-69 B+ 3.33
C 50-59 B- 2.67
F Below 50 F 0.00
Official Language and/or Language of Instruction
  • English

 

Revised: January 18, 2021

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