Colombia

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
4 on a 5-point scale, 8.5 on a 10-point scale

Required Credential or Degree
Licenciado, Licenciatura, Ingeniero, titulo (professional title)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
4 on a 5-point scale, 8.5 on a 10-point scale

Required Credential or Degree
Especialista or Magister Degree

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

5-Point Grade Scale A

Scale Description
4.6-5.0 Extremely High
4.0-4.59 Excellent
3.5-3.99 Good
3.0-3.49 Average
0-2.99 Failure

5-Point Grade Scale B

Scale Description  
5 Excelente Excellent
4-4.99 Sobresaliente Outstanding
3.5-3.99 Bueno Good
3-3.49 Aceptable Average
0-2.99 Insuficiente Insufficient

10-Point Scale

Scale Description  
10 Excelente Excellent
8.5-9.99 Sobresaliente Outstanding
7.5-8.49 Bueno Good
6-7.49 Aceptable Average
0-5.99 Insuficiente Insufficient