Mexico

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 on a 10-point scale, Bien standing

Required Credential or Degree
Titulo from a Licenciado/Licenciatura program

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
8 on a 10-point scale, Bien standing

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

External Scholarship

Conacyt (Note: Recipients of this national award are eligible for a concurrent tuition waiver from SFU's Provost International Fellowship)

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish

Grading System

10-Point Scale A

Grade Scale Description  
E 10 Excelente Excellent
MB 9 Muy Bien Very Good
B 8 Bien Good
B- 7.5    
R 7 Regular Average
S 6 Suficiente Sufficient
NA 5 Reprobado Failing

10-Point Scale B

Grade Scale Description  
A+ 10 Excelente Excellent
A 9 Muy Bien Very Good
B 8 Bien Good
C 7 Suficiente Sufficient
F 6 Failing  

10-Point Scale C

Scale Percentage Description  
9-10 90-100% Excelente Excellent
8-8.99 80-89.99% Bien Good
6-7.99 60-79.99% Suficiente Sufficient (Pass)
0-5.99 0-59.99% Reprobado Fail

10-Point Scale D

Scale Percentage Description  
9-10 90-100% Excelente/Muy Bien Excellent Very Good
8-8.9 80-89% Bien Good
7-7.9 70-79% Regular/Suficiente Average/Sufficient (Pass)
0-6.9 0-69% No Acreditada/Reprobado  Not Accredited/Fail