Venezuela

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 9-point scale or 16 on a 20-point scale (or "Sobresaliente" or equivalent)

Required Credential or Degree
Licenciatura or Professional title (5–6 year programs) 

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
8 on a 9-point scale or 16 on a 20-point scale (or "Sobresaliente" or equivalent)

Required Credential or Degree
Magister or 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

9-Point Scale

Scale Percentage Description  
9 91-100% Excelente Excellent
8 81-90% Sobresaliente Outstanding
7 71-80% Distinguido Very Good
6 61-70% Bueno Good
5 50-60% Satisfactorio Average
  1-49% Deficiente Failure

9- and 20-Point Scales

9-Point Scale 20-Point Scale A 20-Point Scale B Description  
8-9 16-20 16-20 Excelente Excellent
7 13-15 14-15 Bueno Good
5-6 10-12 10-13 Satisfactorio Fair
1-4 1-9 1-9 Deficiente Fail

20-Point Scale

Scale Percentage Description  
16-20 91-100% Excellent Excelente
13-15 81-90% Sobresaliente Outstanding
10-12 71-80% Distinguido Very Good
5-9 61-70% Bueno Good
1-4 50-60% Satisfactorio Average
  1-49% Deficiente Failure

Simon Bolivar

Scale Description
4.0-5.0 Excellent
3.3-3.9 Good
3.0-3.2 Fair
2.8-2.9 Poor
1.0-2.7 Fail