Bolivia

The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
6 (Muy Bueno) on a 7–point scale, 60 on a 70-point scale or Distinguido on a percentage scale

Required Credential or Degree
Licenciatura (Licenciado), Ingeniero, Professional Title

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
6 (Muy Bueno) on a 7–point scale, 60 on a 70-point scale or Distinguido on a percentage scale

Required Credential or Degree
Maestria

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish  

Grading System

7- and 70-Point Scales

7-Point Scale 70-Point Scale Description  
7 60-70 Excelente Excellent
6-6.99 60-70 Muy Bueno Very Good
5-5.99 50-59.99 Bueno Good
4-4.99 40-49.99 Regular Average
3.6-3.99 36-39.99    
3-3.59 0-35.99 Deficiente Deficient
2-2.99 0-35.99 Malo Poor
1-1.99   Pésimo Very Poor

Percentage Scale

Percentage Description  
90-100% Sobresaliente Outstanding
77-89% Distinguido Distinguished
64-76% Bueno Good
51-63% Suficiente Adequate
0-50% Reprobado Fail