Costa Rica

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
8.5 on a 10-point scale, 85% on a percentage scale

Required Credential or Degree
Bachiller, Bachillerato Universitario, Licenciado, Titutlo

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
8.5 on a 10-point scale, 85% 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

10-Point Scale

U.S. Grade Grade 10-Point Scale Percentage Description  
A S 9-10 90-100% Sobresaliente Outstanding
B N 8-8.99 80-89.99% Notable Good
C Suf 7-7.99 70-79.99% Suficiente Sufficient
F I 0-6.99 0-69.99% Insuficiente Insufficient