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
5 on a 6-point scale (Muy Bueno) 

Required Credential or Degree
Licenciado, Titulo

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
5 on a 6-point scale (Muy Bueno)

Required Credential or 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


Grading System

12-Point Scale A

Scale Grade Description  
12 S.S.S. Sobresaliente Excellent (rarely used)
11 S.S.MB. Sobresaliente Muy Bueno Excellent
10 MB.MB.S Muy Bueno Sobresaliente Very good +
9 MB.MB.MB. Muy Bueno Very Good
8 MB.MB.B. Muy Bueno Bueno Very Good -
7 B.B.MB. Bueno Muy Bueno Good +
6 B.B.B. Bueno Good
5 B.B.R. Bueno Regular Good -
4 R.R.B. Regular Bueno Fair +
3 R.R.R. Regular Fair (lowest passing)
2 R.R.D. Regular Deficiente Fail
1 D.D.R. Deficiente Regular Fail
0 D.D.D. Deficiente Fail

12-Point Scale B

Scale Description  
11-12 Sobresaliente Outstanding
8-10.99 Muy Bueno Very Good
5-7.99 Bueno Good
3-4.99 Aprobado Average
0-2.99 Deficiente Deficient