Jordan

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%

Required Credential or Degree
Bachelor’s degree

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
80%

Required Credential or Degree
Master’s 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

Arabic, English

Grading System

Jordan University of Science and Technology (effective 1986/1987)

Percentage Description
92-100% Distinction
84-91% Excellent
76-83% Very Good
68-75% Good
60-67% Pass
0-59% Fail

University of Jordan (effective 1992/1993)

Percentage Description
85-100% Excellent
76-84% Very Good
68-75% Good
60-67% Satisfactory
0-59% Fail

University of Jordan (effective 1995/96)

Point Ratings Rating of Agregate Average
4-Point Scale A Grade Description 4-Point Scale B
4.00 A Excellent 3.70-4.00
3.50 B+ Very Good 3.00-3.69
3.00 B Good 2.50-2.99
2.50 C+ Satisfactory 2.00-2.49
2.00 C Weak Below 2.00
1.50 D+    
1.00 D    
0.00 E    

Yarmouk University (effective 1987)

Percentage Description
90-100% Excellent
80-89% Very Good
70-79% Good
60-69% Pass
0-59% Fail