International Credential Evaluations

The following information is intended as a guideline and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes.

 


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B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s/Licence, requiring a minimum of 4 years of study. Please refer to NOTES below.

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Not applicable

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Guelph admission equivalency not available.

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Licence, Bachelor’s, Professional title; requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

*Maîtrise, Doctorat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Cameroon
Grading Yaoundé I Grading Buéa Guelph Equivalent
20 90 - 100% A+
18-19 85 - 89% A
17 80 - 84% A-
16 77 - 79% B+
15 73 - 76% B
14 70 - 72% B-
12-13 60 - 69% C
10-11 50 - 59% D
0-9 00 - 49% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Maîtrise, specialized diplôme, or professional title; requiring 4-6 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Not applicable

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Central African Republic
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
20 A+
18 - 19 A
17 A-
16 B+
15 B
14 B-
12 - 13 C
10 - 11 D
00 - 09 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Maîtrise

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Not applicable

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Chad
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16-20 A-, A, A+
14-15.9 B-, B, B+
12-13.9 C-, C, C+
10-11.9 D-, D, D+
0-9.9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Licenciatura, professional title (e.g., Ingeniero, Egresado, Medico Veterinario); requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magister; Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Chile
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
6.5-7 A+
6 A
5.9 A-
5.8 B+
5.5 B
5 B-
4.5 C
4 D
1-3 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Degree, requiring a minimum of 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

China (People's Republic of)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent   Grading System Guelph Equivalent
96-100% A+   85 - 100% A-, A, A+
90-95% A   76 - 84% B-, B, B+
87-89% A-   60 - 74% C-, C, C+
83-86% B+   0 - 59% Fail
80-82% B
75-79% B-
60-74% C, D
0-59% Fail

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciatura or professional title (e.g., Ingeniero); requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magister, Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Columbia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.6-5.0 A+
4.0-4.59 A
3.9-3.99 B+
3.7-3.89 B
3.5-3.69 B-
3.0-3.49 C
0-2.99 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Maîtrise, Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures (DES); requiring 4-6 years study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures (DES), Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Congo
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 - 20 A-, A, A+
14 - 15 B-, B, B+
12 - 13 C-, C, C+
10 - 11 D
00 - 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licence, Diplôme d’Ingénieur, Docteur en Médecine

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes specialisées (DES), Doctorat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
80-89% A-, A
70-79% B-, B, B+
50-69% C, D
0-49% F

Effective

2015-06-02


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachillerato Universitario, Licenciatura

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria, Especialidad professional, Doctorado academico

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Costa Rica
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
9-10 A
8.5 B+
8 B
7.75 B-
7.5 C
7 D
0-6 F

Effective

2013-08-02


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diploma; normally requires 4-6 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistar

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Croatia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3 C
2 D
1 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Maîtrise, Diplôme d’Ingénieur; requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS), Diplôme d’Etudes approfondies (DEA), Doctorat, Docteur-Ingénieur

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Cte D'lvoire
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
20 A+
18-19 A
17 A-
16 B+
15 B
14 B-
12-13 C
10-11 D
0-9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado, professional title (Titulo), with 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria, Candidato a Doctor en Ciencias

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Cuba
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C, C-
1, 2 D, F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Ptychion, Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Cyprus
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
8.5-10 A-, A, A+
6.5-8.49 B-, B, B+
5.00-649 D, C
0.00-4.99 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bakalár, Absolvent Vysoke Skoly, Inženýr, or Professional title comprising at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistr, Doktor

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Czech Republic
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1.4 – 1.0 A-, A, A+
1.9 – 1.5 B+
2.4 – 2.0 B-, B
2.9 – 2.5 C+
3.4 – 3.0 C-, C
3.9 – 3.5 D+
4.0 – 5.0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

D

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Candidatus Philosophiae, Profession title (eg. Civilingenior), Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Licentiatus; Candidatus Magisterii; Magister Artium; Doktrograd (Post Doc)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Denmark
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
13 A+
11 A-, A
10 B+
9 B
8 B-
7 C+
6 C
5 D
0-4.99 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide.)

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado, Licenciatura

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestría

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Effective

2012-08-27


 

E

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado or professional title (e.g. Ingeniero); requiring a minimum of four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

*Maestría, Especialista, Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Ecuador
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
9, 10 90-100 A-, A, A+
8 80-89 B-, B, B+
7 70-79 C-, C, C+
6 60-69 D
0-5 0-59 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's/ Baccalaureos

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's (Majistair or Magistr); Doktora

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Egypt
Grading System Grading System Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Sciences Arts Med/Vet/Dent/Pharm    
85-100 90-100 85-100 Excellent; Distinction A-, A, A+
75-84 80-89 75-84 Very Good B-, B, B+
65-74 65-79 65-74 Good C-, C, C+
50-64 50-64 60-64 Pass; Fair D-, D, D+
0-49 0-49 0-49 F F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado or professional title, requiring at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria

Guelph Grade Equivalent

El Salvador
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
9-10 A-, A, A+
8.5 B+
8 B
7.5 B-
6-7.4 C
5 D
0-4 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s degree (programs beginning in 2004)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Eritrea
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4 A-, A, A+
3 B-, B, B+
2 C-, C, C+
1 D
0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diplom/Bakalaureusekraad; requiring at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistrikraad, Doktorikraad

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Estonia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C, C-
2 D
0-1 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate (in medicine or veterinary medicine the professional qualification, MD or DVM, is conferred)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Ethiopia
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4 90-100 A-, A, A+
3 80-89 B-, B, B+
2 70-79 C-, C, C+
1 60-69 D
0-59 F

Effective

2012-08-27

 


 

F

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

* Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Fiji
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
80-100% A-, A, A+
65-79% B-, B, B+
50-64% C-, C, C+
0-49% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Kandidaatti/Kandidat (Bachelor’s), Oikeusnotaari/Rättsnotarie(Bachelor’s in law), Farmaseutti/Farmaceut (Bachelor’s in Pharmacy), **Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto/Yrkeshögskoleexamen (Polytechnic degree)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

*Maisteri/Magister, ***Lisensiaatti/Licentiat, Tohtori/Doktor, professional title (e.g. Diploma in Engineering: Diplomi-Insinööri/Diplomingenjör)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Finland
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A+
4.5 3 A
4 A-
3.5 B+
3 2 B
2 B-
1 1 C
F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Maîtrise, Diplômes des Grandes Ecoles, Diplôme d’Ingénieur, Certificat d'Aptitude au Professorat de l'Enseignement Secondaire (CAPES), Certificate d'Aptitude au Professorat de l'Enseignement Technique, etc.

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d'Etudes Superieures, Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies, Diplôme d'Etudes Superieures Specialisées, Doctorate en Medicine, Mastére Specialisé, Magistere (since 1985).

Guelph Grade Equivalent

France
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
18-20 A+
16-17 A
14-15 A-
12-13 B-, B, B+
11 C
10 D
0-9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

G

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Maîtrise (minimum four years of study), Diplôme d’Ingénieur

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Doctorat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Gabon
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Très bien A-, A, A+
Bien B-, B, B+
Assez bien C-, C, C+
Passable D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bakalavris Akademiuri Khariskhi with Diplom i Tsarchinebit (5yrs)or Magistris Khariskhi

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistris Khariskhi if completed after the Bakalavris with the Diplom i Tsarchinebit or Metsnierebata Kandidati

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Georgia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C, C-
2 D
1 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Diplom, Magister Artium, Staatsexamen/Staatspruefung, Diplom, Doktor (Doktor eines Wissenschaftszweiges) first level, in a particular field: Science discipline.

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Doctorate, Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Germany
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1.0 – 1.2 A
1.3 – 1.5 A−
1.6 – 1.9 B+
2.0 - 2.6 B, B-
2.7 – 3.3 C+, C
3.4 – 3.9 C-
4.0 – 5.0 F

Effective

2013-11-07


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, M.Phil., Doctorate; higher degrees are normally not classified

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Ghana
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class A-, A, A+
Upper Second Class B-, B, B+
Lower Second Class C-, C, C+
Third Class D
F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide.)

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Ptychion, Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master, Doctoral, Metaptychiako Díploma Exidíkefsis, Didaktoriko

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Greece
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
9.5 – 10 A+
9.0 – 9.4 A
8.5 –8.9 A-
8.0 – 8.4 B+
7.5 – 7.9 B
7.0 – 7.4 B-
6.5 – 6.9 C+
6.0 – 6.4 C
5.5 – 5.9 C-
5 – 5.4 D
0 – 4.9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado/Licenciatura, Professional Title (Titulo); requiring 4-5 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestro/Maestria/Magister/Maestrado; Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Guatemala
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100 88-100 A+
81-89 83-87 A-, A
76-80 78-82 B+
70-75 73-77 B-, B
60-69 68-72 C
51-59 61-67 D
0-50 0-60 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Licence (requiring four years of study), Maîtrise, Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures (DES), Diplôme d’Ingénieur

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

**Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Guinea
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16-20 A-, A, A+
14-15 B-, B, B+
12-13 C-, C, C+
9-11 D
0-8 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide.)

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

 

Guyana
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Distinction - A A-, A, A+
Good – B B-, B, B+
Satisfactory – C C-, C, C+
Minimal Pass – D D
Failure – F F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

H

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Licence/Professional Title/Diplôme d’Etudes Superieures

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maîtrise

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Haiti
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
97 – 100 A+
93 – 96 A
90 – 92 A-
87 – 89 B+
83 – 86 B
80 – 82 B-
77 – 79 C+
73 – 76 C
70 – 72 C-
67 – 69 D+
63 – 66 D
60 – 62 D-
0 – 59 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachillerato universitario, Licenciatura, Professional Title (Titulo)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria, Doctorado, Especialidad (Medicine)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Honduras
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100 A-, A, A+
80-89 B-, B, B+
60-79 C-, C, C+
30-59 D
0-29 F

* Sometimes 60-69% fits the description of D, as grading scales differ.

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s (Honours)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Hong Kong Sar
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Class I A-, A, A+
Class II (Upper/Division I) B-, B, B+
Class II (Lower/Division II) C-, C, C+
Class III D
Pass

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Egyetemi Oklevél, requiring at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Egyetemi Doktor (Master’s; pre-1993),Kandidatus (Ph.D. pre-1993),Tudomanyok Doktora (pre-1993),Doktor (Ph.D.; post-1993),Szakirányú Továbbképzési Oklevél(Post-university Further Specialization Degree)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Hungary
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.50 - 5.0 A-, A, A+
3.50 - 4.49 B-, B, B+
2.0 - 3.49 C, D
0 – 1.9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

I

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Baccalaureatus (Bachelor), Candidatus

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Meistarapróf, Doctorspróf

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Iceland
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
8.5 - 10 A-, A, A+
7.0 - 8.49 B-, B, B+
5.0 – 6.0 D, C
0 - 4.0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Completion of BOTH a Bachelor’s (three-year) degree and a Master’s or a Bachelor’s degree requiring four years of study (e.g., B.Pharm., M.B.B.S., B.Tech., B.Eng., or B.Arch)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, M.Phil, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

India
Grading System Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
65-100 60-100 First Class/Division A, B
50-64 48-59 Second Class/Division C
40-49 36-47 Third Class/Division D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Sarjana, Pasca Sarjana (Pre 1981) Sarjana (S1) (Post 1981)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magister (S2), Doktor (S3)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Indonesia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.0 A+
4.0 A
3.7 A-
3.3 B+
3.0 B
2.7 B-
2.3 C+
2.0 C
1.7 C-
1.3 D+
1.0 D
.7 D-
F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's, Licence, Karshenasi

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Karshenasi Arshad, Fogh Licence, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Iran
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
17 - 20 A-, A, A+
14 - 16 B-, B, B+
12 – 13 C-, C, C+
10 – 11 D
0 – 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s, requiring at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Iraq
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100% A+
80-89% A-, A
70-79% B-, B, B+
60-69% C
50-59% D
0-49% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Degree

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Ireland
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class Honours A-, A, A+
Second Class Honours, Grade 1 B-, B, B+
Second Class Honours, Grade 2 C-, C, C+
Third Class Honours D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s degree

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Israel
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
95-100% A+
88-94% A
85-87% A-
82-84% B+
78-81% B
75-77% B-
72-74% C+
68-71% C
65-67% C-
50-64% D
0-49% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diploma Di Laurea (pre-1999), Diploma Di Laurea (post-1999),Corsi Di Specializzazione Di Primo Livello, Corsi Di Master Universitario Di Primo Livello, Licenza Di Accademia Di Belle Arti

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Corsi Di Laurea Specialistica, Corsi Di Specializzione Di Secondo Livello, Corsi Di Master Universitario Di Secondo Livello, Dottorato Di Recerca

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Italy
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
28-30 A-, A, A+
25-27 B-, B, B+
22-24 C
18-21 D
0-17 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

J

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s (Honours)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Mphil., Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Jamaica
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class A-, A, A+
Second Class, Upper Division B-, B, B+
Second Class, Lower Division C
Failure F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s degree (Gakushi Shogo)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s degree (Shushi-go) Doctoral degree (Hakushi-go)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Japan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90 – 100% A+
87 – 89% A
84 – 86% A-
80 - 83% B+
77 – 79% B
74 – 76% B-
70 – 73% C+
67 – 69% C
64 – 66% C-
60 –63% D
59% and below F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s; requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Jordan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Excellent/Distinction A-, A, A+
Very Good B-, B, B+
Good C-, C, C+
Pass D
Fail F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

K

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diploma of Specialist

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Kandidat Nauk

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Kazakhstan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A+
4.7 A
4.5 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3 C
2 D
1 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree with Honours, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Kenya
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
70-100% First Class Honours A-, A, A+
60-69% Second Class Honours (upper division) B-, B, B+
50-59% Second Class Honours (lower division) C-, C, C+
40-49% Pass D-, D, D+
0-39% Fail Fail

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Korea, South (Republic of)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90 – 100% A-, A, A+
80 – 89% B-, B, B+
70 – 79% C-, C, C+
60 – 69% D
0 – 59% F

Effective

2015-06-02


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Kuwait
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A 4.0 A, A+
A- 3.67 A-
B+ 3.33 B+
B 3.0 B
B- 2.67 B-
C+ 2.33 C+
C 2.0 C
C- 1.67 C-
D+ D+
D D
F F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diplom Specialista, Bakalvr

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Kandidat Nauk, Magistr, Doktor Nauk

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Kyrgyzstan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C, C-
1, 2 D , F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

L

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Degree requiring 5 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Effective

2015-06-02


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bakalaurs requiring at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistrs, *Arsta Grads, *Zobarsta Grads

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Latvia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
9.5/10 A, A+
9 A-
8.5 B+
8 B
7.5 B-
7 C+
6.5 C, C-
2 D, F
1 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor`s, Licence requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s/Maîtrise/Magistere if completed after 4 yrs of undergraduate study. Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (DES), Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Lebanon
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100% 18-20 A-, A, A+
80-89% 15-17 B-, B, B+
70-79% 12-14 C-, C, C+
60-69% 10-11 D-, D, D+
0-59% 0-9 Fail

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's, requiring at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Lesotho
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
80 – 100% A-, A, A+
70 – 79% B-, B, B+
60 – 69% C-, C, C+
50 – 59% D
40 - 49 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Degree requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Liberia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A (90-100) A-, A, A+
B (80-89) B-, B, B+
C (70-79) C-, C, C+
D (60-69) D-, D, D+
F F

Effective

2015-06-02


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Libya
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
85-100% - Excellent A-, A, A+
75-84% - Very Good B-, B, B+
65-74% - Good C-, C, C+
50-64% - Pass D-, D, D+
35-49% - Weak Fail
0-34% - Very Weak Fail

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

There is insufficient information available to determine Ontario Admissions Equivalencies at this time.

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bakalauras requiring at least 4 years of study, Specialist Diploma

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistras, Daktores (Doctorate)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Lithuania
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
10 10
9.5 9.5
9 9
8.5 8.5
8 8
7.5 7.5
7 7
6.5 6.5
6 6
5.5 5.5
5 5
4.5 4.5
0 - 4 0 - 4

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Professional Title

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes Superieures Specialisees (DESS)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

There is insufficient information available to determine Ontario Admissions Equivalencies at this time.

Effective

2012-08-27


 

M

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciatura, requiring a minimum of 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Mestrado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Macao Sar (China)
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A Excellent A-, A, A+
A- to B+ Very Good B-, B, B+
B to C+ Good C-, C, C+
C to D+ Average D-, D, D+
D Pass

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Visoko Obrazovanja, Diplomiran, requiring a minimum of 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistar, Doktor Nauka, Magister Po, Doktor Na Nauki

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Macedonia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
8.5 – 10 A-, A, A+
7.0 – 8.4 B-, B, B+
6.0 – 6.9 C-, C, C+
5 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Maîtrise, requiring a minimum of 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme D’Etudes Superieures (DES), Diplôme D’Etudes Approfondies (DEA)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Madagascar
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 – 20 A-, A, A+
14 – 15 B-, B, B+
12 – 13 C-, C, C+
10 – 11 D-, D, D+
0 – 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Malawi
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
75 – 100 A-, A, A+
70 – 74 B-, B, B+
60 – 69 C-, C, C+
50 – 59 D-, D, D+
0 – 49 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s, requiring at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Malaysia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Class 1 A-, A, A+
Class 2 div 1 B-, B, B+
Class 2 div 2 C-, C, C+
Class 3 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide). Students normally study in Australia or New Zealand.

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diplôme D’Etudes Universitaires Approfondies, Diplôme De L’Ecole Normale Superieure

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maîtrise, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Mali
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 – 20 A-, A, A+
14 – 15 B-, B, B+
12 - 13 C-, C, C+
10 - 11 D-, D, D+
0 - 09 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s, Doctor (Professional Title)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D., D.Phil.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Malta
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class A-, A, A+
Second Class (Upper) B-, B, B+
Second Class (Lower) C-, C, C+
Third Class/Pass D-, D, D+

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diplôme (5 years), Maîtrise

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

None available

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Mauritania
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 – 20 A-, A, A+
14 – 15 B-, B, B+
12 – 13 C-, C, C+
10 – 11 D-, D, D+
0 - 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s with Honours – minimum of 3 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

M.Sc., MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Mauritius
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1st Class A-, A, A+
2nd Class (Division 1) B-, B, B+
2nd Class (Division 2) C-, C, C+
3rd Class D-, D, D+
Pass

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciatura, Professional Title, Profesor/Maestro

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria, Especializacion, Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Mexico
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
8.5 – 10 A-, A, A+
7.5 – 8.4 B-, B, B+
6.0 – 7.4 C-, C, C+
5 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diploma de Licenta, Diploma de Ingenieur, Diploma of Specialist

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diploma De Magistru, Doctor in Stiinte, Doctor Habilitat (Post-Doc)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Moldova
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
8.5 – 10 A-, A, A+
7.0 – 8.4 B-, B, B+
6.0 – 7.9 C-, C, C+
5 D
4 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide). Students will normally study in France.

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Master’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Candidate of Science

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Mongolia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A A-, A, A+
B B-, B, B+
C C-, C, C+
D F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licence, Maîtrise, Diplôme d’ Ingenieur (4 yrs), Diplôme d’Ingenieur d’Etat (5 yrs), Diplôme d’ Architecture (6 yrs), Diplôme Superieur (Bus) (4 yrs)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes Superieures Approfondies (DESA),

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Morocco
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 – 20 A, A-, A+
14 – 15 B-, B, B+
12 - 13 C-, C, C+
10 - 11 D
0 - 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciatura

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Mestrado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Mozambique
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 – 20 A-, A, A+
14 – 15 B-, B, B+
12 – 13 C-, C, C+
10 – 11 D
0 – 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s (with minimum 5 years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

M.A., M.Sc., Med., M.D.Sc., M.Agr.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Myanmar
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90 – 100% A+
80 – 89% A-, A
70 – 79% B-, B, B+
60 69% C-, C, C+

Effective

2012-08-27


N

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Namibia
Grading System Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A Distinction 80-100% A-, A, A+
B Very Good 70-79% B-, B, B+
C Good 60-69% C-, C, C+
D Satisfactory 50-59% D-, D, D+
E Fail 0-49%

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Completion of both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees OR a Bachelor’s degree, requiring a minimum 4 years of study, in Engineering, Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, or Agriculture.

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctoral

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Nepal
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Division I 60-100% B-, B, B+, A-, A, A+
Division II 45-59% C-, C, C+
Division III 33-44% D-, D, D+

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Doctoraal/Doctorandus (Drs.), Ingenieur (Ir.) Meester (Mr.) (in Law)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctoraat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Netherlands
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
8 – 10 A-, A, A+
7 B-. B, B+
6 C-, C, C+
5 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree (Honours, or 4-year degree)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

New Zealand
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A-, A, A+ A-, A, A+
B-, B, B+ B-, B, B+
C-, C, C+ C, D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciatura, Professional Title

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria, Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Nicaragua
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100% A-, A, A+
80-89% B-, B, B+
70-79% C, D
0-69% Fail

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Maîtrise, Diplôme d’Agronomie approfondie/d’Ingénieur Agronome, Docteur en Médecine

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes approfondies (DEA), Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS), Doctorat de 3e Cycle, Doctorat d’Etat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Niger
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16 – 20 A-, A, A+
14 – 15 B-, B, B+
12 – 13 C-, C, C+
10 – 11 D
0 -9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Honours Bachelor’s degree

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Nigeria
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
70-100% 1st Class A-, A, A+
60-69% 2nd Class (upper division) B-, B, B+
50-59% 2nd Class (lower division) C-, C, C+
45-49% 3rd Class D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Candidatus Magisteri, Sivilingenior, Sivilokonom

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magister Artium/Master of Science, Doctor Philosophia/Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Norway
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1.0 – 1.5 A-, A, A+
1.6 – 2.5 B-, B, B+
2.6 – 3.25 C
3.26 – 4.0 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

O

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Oman
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.0 A, A+
3.7 A-
3.3 B+
3.0 B
2.7 B-
2.3 C+
2.0 C
1.7 C-
1.3 D+
1.0 D
0.7 D-
0.0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

P

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Completion of BOTH Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in all disciplines except 4 or 5 year technical degree, or a 4 year bachelors degree with a minimum 124 credits (130 is most common)

e.g., B. Pharm., M.B.B.S., B.Tech., B.Eng. or B.Arch.

 

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Pakistan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
60 – 100% First Division A, B
45 – 59% Second Division C
33 – 44% Third Division D
0 – 32% Fail F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s degree, requiring 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Palenstine Territory (West Bank & Gaza)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.0 A, A+
3.7 A-
3.3 B+
3.0 B
2.7 B-
2.3 C+
2.0 C
1.7 C-
1.3 D+
1.0 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado/Licenciatura, Titulo (requiring 4 years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Panama
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
91-100% A-, A, A+
81-90 B-, B, B+
71-80 C-, C, C+
61-70 D-, D, D+
0-60 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s (Honours)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Papua New Guinea
Grading System G
Class I A-, A, A+
Class II division A B-, B, B+
Class II division B C-, C, C+
Class III D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado or professional title, requiring at least four years of

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestria, Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Paraguay
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.6 – 5.0 A-, A, A+
3.7 – 4.3 B-, B, B+
2.7 – 3.3 C-, C, C+
1.7 – 2.3 D-, D, D+
0.7 – 1.3 E, F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciatura/Licenciado, professional title (when awarded after 4 years of study) (e.g., Ingeniero)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Maestro/Magister, Doctor/ Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Peru
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
17 - 20 A-, A, A+
14 – 16 B-, B, B+
12 – 13 C-, C, C+
10 – 11 D-, D, D+
0 – 9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Completion of both Bachelor's and Master's degrees with first class standing.

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Philippines
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1.4 – 1.0 A-, A, A+
1.9 – 1.5 B+
2.4 – 2.0 B-, B
2.9 – 2.5 C+
3.4 – 3.0 C-, C
3.9 – 3.5 D+
4.0 – 5.0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Magister, Magister Inzynier, Lekarz Medycyny, Dyplom lekarza (medical degree)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Masters (post 2003), Doktor

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Poland
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5/6 A-, A, A+
4 B-, B, B+
3 B-, B
2 C
1 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado/Licenciatura requiring a minimum of 4 years study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Mestre, Mestrado, Masters, Doutor, Posgraduacao; Doutoramento

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Portugal
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
20 A+
18 19 A-, A
16, 17 B+
15 B
14 B-

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s, requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Puerto Rico
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
A 4.0 A, A+
A- 3.7 A-
B+ 3.3 B+
B 3.0 B
B- 2.7 B-
C+ 2.3 C+
C 2.0 C
C- 1.7 C-
D+ 1.3 D+
D 1.0 D
D- 1.0 D-
Fail 0.7 Fail

Effective

2012-08-27


 

R

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diplomă de Inginer, Diplomă de Doctor, Diplomă de Arhitect (architecture), Diplomă de Licenţă

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplomă de Studii Aprofundate, Diplomă de Doctor

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Romania
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
10 A+
9 A
8 B+
7 B
6 C+
5 C
0-4 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Magistr, Diploma of Specialist*

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Kandidat Nauk, Doktor Nauk

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Russian Federation
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C-, C
1 – 2 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Maîtrise, Diplôme d’Ingénieur

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Doctorate, Diplôme de Spécialisation in Medicine

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Rwanda
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100% A
80-89% B+
70-79% B
60-69% C
50-59% D
0-49% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

S

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide).

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Degree*

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s Degree, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Saudi Arabia
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1 Excellent 90-100 A-, A, A+
2 Very good 80-89 B-, B, B+
3 good 70-79 C-, C, C+
4 pass 60-69 D
5 fail 0-59 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Maîtrise (minimum 4 years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes approfondies (DEA), Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Senegal
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16-20 A-, A, A+
14-15 B-, B, B+
12-13 C-, C, C+
10-11 D-, D, D+
0-9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Diploma Visokog Obrazovanja* (requiring at least 4 years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistar Nauka, Doktor Nauka

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Serbia; Montenegro
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
10 A+
9 A
8.5 A-
8 B+
7.5 B
7 B-
6.5 C
6 D
5 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide).

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor Honours Degree

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s Degree, Doctor’s Degree

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Sierra Leone
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
70-100 First Class A-, A, A+
60-69 Second Class B, B+
50-59 Third Class C
45-49 Pass D
40-44 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s (with minimum 4 years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Singapore
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Class I A-, A, A+
Class II, Div. I B-, B, B+
Class II, Div. II C-, C, C+
Class III D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Old System: Diplom, Absolvent Vysoke Skoly, Inzenyr (Engineering) MUDr. (Doctor of Medicine/Dentistry), MVDr. (Veterinary Medicine). New system: Bakalar requiring four years of study, Magister requiring four years of study.

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magister, Doktor

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Slovak Republic (Slovakia)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Výborneý A-, A, A+
Vel'mi dobrýe B-, B, B+
Dobreý C
Uspokojivo F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Univerzitetni Diplomirani (with at least 4 years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Specializacija*, Magister Znanosti, Magister Umetnosti, Doktorat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Slovenia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
10 A+
9 A
8.5 A-
8 B+
7.5 B
7 B-
6.5 C
6 D
1-5 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctor’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Solomon Islands
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.5 A+
4.0 A-, A
3.5 B+
3.0 B-, B
2.5 C+
2.0 C
0-1.5 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Degree/Laurea requiring at least 4-years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Not applicable

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Somalia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
28-30 A-, A, A+
25-27 B-, B, B+
22-24 C
18-21 D
0-17 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor Honours Degree (4-year)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

South Africa
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1st Class A-, A, A+
2nd Class, Division 1 B-, B, B+
2nd Class, Division 2 C
3rd Division D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licenciado or Licenciatura or Professional title (Ingeniero,Arqutecto,etc.)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Doctorado

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Spain
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
9.5-10 A+
9 A
8.5 A-
8 B+
7.5 B
7 B-
6.5 C+
6 C
5.5 C-
5 D
0-4 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s Degree (Special), Professional Title (4 yr.)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Sri Lanka
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
1st Class A-, A, A+
2nd Class (1st Div.) B-, B, B+
2nd Class (2nd Div.) C
Pass D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide).

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

It is our understanding that there is no higher education in this country. (Effective date of development of this guide).

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s Honours Degree (5-year)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s Degree, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Sudan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.0 A, A+
3.7 A-
3.3 B+
3.0 B
2.7 B-
2.3 C+
2.0 C
1.7 C-
1.3 D+
1.0 D

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s requiring a minimum of 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Suriname
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Cum laude (with distinction) A-, A, A+
Met genoegen (good) B-, B, B+
Met goed gevolg (satisfactory) C

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s (minimum 4-year)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Swaziland
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
80 - 100% (1st Class) A-, A, A+
70 - 79% (1st Class) B-, B, B+
60 – 69% (2nd Class) C-, C, C+
Below 50% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Magisterexamen

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Licentiatexamen, Doktorsexamen

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Sweden
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
VG Väl Godkänd B, A
G Godkänd C
U Underkänd F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Lizentiat/Licence, Diplom/Diplôme, Staatsdiplom, Diplôme d’Etat (at least four years of study)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Switzerland
Grading System Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
6 9-10 1 A, A+
5.5 8 1.5 A-
5 7 2 B-, B, B+
4 6 3 C
0-3 0-5 4-5 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Al-Ijâza fi or Licence/Bachelor Degree

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Honour(s) A+
Excellent/Distinction A-, A
Very Good B-, B, B+
Good C
Satisfactory/Pass D

Effective

2015-06-02


 

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Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's degree requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Taiwan (Republic of China)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
86-100% A-, A, A+
75-85% B-, B, B+
70-74% C-, C, C+
60-69% D-, D, D+
0-59% F

Effective

2015-06-02


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bakalavr (Bachelor), Diploma of Specialist; requiring 4 or 5 years of study*

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistre (Master), Kandidat Nauk, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Tajikistan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C, C-
2 D, F
1 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's (Honours), Master’s; requiring at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Tanzania
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class Honours A-, A, A+
Second Class Honours, Upper B-, B, B+
Second Class Honours, Lower C-, C, C+
Pass D-, D, D+

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor's, requiring at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Thailand
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4 A
3.7 A-
3.3 B+
3 B
2.7 B-
2.3 C+
2 C
1.7 C-
1 D
F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

None listed

Guelph Grade Equivalent

The Gambia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4.3 A+
4.0 A
3.7 A-
3.3 B+
3.0 B
2.7 B-
2.3 C+
2.0 C
1.7 C-
1.0 D
0.0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Maîtrise, *Diplôme d’Ingénieur; requiring at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS), Diplôme d’Etudes approfondies (DEA), Doctorat de Spécialité, Doctorat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Togo
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16-20 A-, A, A+
14-15 B-, B, B+
12-13 C-, C, C+
10-11 D-, D, D+
0-9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Not available

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Not available

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s (Honours), requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Trinidad & Tobago
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class A-, A, A+
Second Class, Upper Division B-, B, B+
Second Class, Lower Division C
Failure F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Licence, Diplôme d'Ingenieur, Maîtrise; requiring four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Mastère, Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS), Doctorat, Doctorat d’Etat

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Tunisia
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
16-20 A-, A, A+
14-15 B-, B, B+
12-13 C-, C, C+
10-11 D
0-9 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Lisans Diplomasi (Bachelor's), Muhendis Diplomasi (Bachelor of Engineering)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Yüksek Lisans Diplomasi (Master's), Doktora Diplomasi (Ph.D.)

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Turkey
Grading System Grading System Guelph Equivalent
4 90-100% A, A+
3.7 85-89% A-
3.3 80-84% B+
3 75-79% B
2.7 70-74% B-
2.3 65-69% C+
2 50-64% C, D
0, 1 0-49% F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Specialist Diploma, Bakalavr

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Kandidat Nauk, Doktor Nauk

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Turkmenistan
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C-, C
0-2 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

U

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

*Bachelor’s, Master’s; requiring at least four years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master's, Doctorate

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Uganda
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
Class I, top honours A-, A, A+
Class II, honours upper B-, B, B+
Class II, honours lower C
General Pass D
Failure F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bakalavr (Bachelor’s); requiring at least four years of study, (Diplom) of Specialist, Magistr (pre 2005)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Magistr (post 2005), *Kandidat nauk, Doctor nauk

Guelph Grade Equivalent

Ukraine
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
5 A, A+
4.6 A-
4.3 B+
4 B
3.7 B-
3.3 C+
3 C, C-, D
2 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

Bachelor’s; normally requiring at least 4 years of study

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

Master’s

Guelph Grade Equivalent

United Arab Emirates
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
90-100 A-, A, A+
85-89 B+
80-84 B, B-
75-79 C+
70-74 C, C-
65-69 D
60-64 D-
0-59 F
United Arab Emirates Chart 2
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
3.6-4.0 A-, A, A+
3.0-3.5 B-, B, B+
2.5-2.9 C-, C, C+
2.0-2.4 D
0-2.0 F

Effective

2012-08-27


 

Degree(s) normally considered equivalent to a Canadian University's 4-year Bachelor's

B.A., B.Sc., B.Mus., B.Arch., (In Scotland – M.A., M.Sc., etc.)

Sampling of Graduate Degrees

M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Guelph Grade Equivalent

United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
Grading System Guelph Equivalent
First Class Honours A-, A, A+