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

Required Credential or Degree
Bachelor's degree

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Meritorious, 76% (Distinction)

Required Credential or Degree
Master's degree

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are exempt from submitting proof of English Language competency if the degree was completed at an institution where the language of instruction and examination was in English

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction


Grading System

Letter Grade Scale

Grade Percentage Description
A+ 86-100% Distinction
A 76-85% Distinction
66-75% Meritorious
56-65% Very Satisfactory
46-55% Definite Pass
C 36-45% Bare Pass
D 0-35% Fail