El Salvador

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
80% or 8 on a 10–point scale

Required Credential or Degree
Degree of Doctor, Licenciado, Professional Title, (i.e. Ingeniero, Arquitecto)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
80% or 8 on a 10–point scale

Required Credential or Degree
Doctorado, 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 Scale Percentage Description   Notes
A E 9-10 90-100% Excelente Excellent  
B MB 7-8.99 70-89.99% Muy Bueno Very Good  
C B 6-6.99 60-69.99% Bueno Good  
D   5-5.99 50-59.99% Bueno Good Lowest passing grade
F   3-4.99 30-49.99% Regular Regular  
F NM 1-2.99 10-29.99% Necesita Mejorar Needs Improvement