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. Most SFU graduate programs will assess a Bologna compliant degree as equivalent to a four-year degree. Please note: departments may have higher requirements and the assessment of any individual may be subject to additional criteria, including English language scores

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
4 on a 5-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Bakalaurus requiring four years of study

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
4 on a 5-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Magistras; Specialist Diploma

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

Lithuanian, Russian, English, German, French

Grading System

5-Point Scale

Result Mark Description
Pass 5 Very Good
Pass 4 Good
Fail 3 Satisfactory
Fail 2 Insufficient
Fail 1 Poor

10-Point Scale

Scale Description  
10 Puikiai Excellent
9 Labai Gerai Very Good
8 Gerai Good
7 Pakankamai Sufficient
6 Patenkinamai Satisfactory
5 Silpnai Weak (Pass/Fail Level)
4-1   Poor


Grade Description U.S. Grade Equivalent
A Excellent A
B Very Good B+
C Good B
D Satisfactory C+
E Sufficient C
FX Fail F
F Fail F

Percentage Scale

Percentage Description  
92-100 Puikiai Excellent
84-91 Labai Gerai Very Good
75-83 Gerai Good
67-74 Vidutiniškai Highly Satisfactory
58-66 Patenkinamai Satisfactory
50-57 Silpnai Sufficient
0-49 Nepakankamai  Unsatisfactory