International Secondary/High School Admission Requirements

International Secondary/High School Admission Requirements for the University of Lethbridge

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Secondary/High School Requirements

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(Contact Admissions for requirements for countries not shown below)

Afghanistan

12 Grade Graduation Certificate with a minimum average of 65%

 

Albania

Matura diploma (Dëftesë Pjekurie) with a minimum average of 7/10

 

Anguilla

See Caribbean countries

 

Antigua and Barbuda

See Caribbean countries

 

Argentina

Bachiller/Bachillerato (de Nivel Medio o Segundario o Especializado) with a minimum score of 7/10 (good)

 

Australia

Secondary school leaving certificate, appropriate to Territory

 

Austria

Secondary school leaving certificate (Reifezegnis or Reifeprüfungszeugnis)

 

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate, or equivalent, with a minimum GPA of 3.00/5.00

 

Barbados

See Caribbean countries

 

Belize

See Caribbean countries

 

Bolivia

Bachillerato

 

Brazil

Diploma/Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau/Ensino Médio (Diploma/Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education/Secondary School)

 

British Virgin Islands

See Caribbean countries

 

Cameroon

General Certificate of Education Advanced and Ordinary Levels (see British Model), Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement with a minimum average of 13/20, or Baccalauréat Technique with a minimum average of 13/20

 

Caribbean countries

Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE). CSEC subjects used for admission purposes must have a minimum grade of III and CAPE subjects used for admission purposes must have a minimum grade of IV

British model

Cayman Islands

See Caribbean countries

 

Chile

Licencia de Educación Media with a minimum score of 4/7(average) and Prueba de Aptitud Académica (PAA) University Entrance Exam

 

P.R. of China (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan)

Senior Secondary School Certificate of Graduation and an average grade of 72% or higher (where 60% is the passing grade)

 

Colombia

Bachillerato Académico or Técnico

 

Congo, Republic of

Baccalauréat or Baccalauréat Technique

 

Costa Rica

Bachillerato with a minimum score of 7/10 (acceptable)

 

Cote d’Ivoire

Baccalauréat or Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré with a minimum score of 11/20

 

Cyprus

Apolytirio Eniaiou of Lykeiou / Devlet Lise Diploma / Lise Bitirme Diplomasi, with a minimum score of 14/20

 

Dominica

See Caribbean countries

 

Ecuador

Bachillerato, with a minimum score of 7/10

 

Ethiopia

Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate

 

France

Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 12/20

 

Germany

Certificate of General University Maturity (Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife). Holders of a Certificate of Subject-Restricted University Maturity (Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife) or Certificate of University of Applied Sciences Maturity (Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife) will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis

 

Ghana

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination or West African Senior School Certificate Examination, including credit passes or higher in English and at least four other subjects

 

Grenada

See Caribbean countries

 

Guyana

See Caribbean countries

 

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with a minimum average of three on the five-point scale on the four core subjects plus two elective subjects and/or other languages, or Hong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCE) and the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)

British model

Hungary

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Gimnáziumi Érettségi Bizonyítvány)

 

India

Academic Standard XII certificate (e.g. Higher Secondary School Certificate, All-India Senior School Certificate, Indian School Certificate) with Second Division standing. Vocational Standard XII certificates will be considered on a case-by-case basis

 

Indonesia

Certificate of Graduation (Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional)

 

Iran

Peesh-daneshgahii (pre-university) Certificate of Completion with a minimum average of 13/20

 

Iraq

Secondary School Certificate or Baccalaureate Certificate

 

Israel

Matriculation Certificate (Bagrut)

 

Italy

Maturita diploma (Diploma Di Esame Di Stato Conclusivo Dei Corsi Di Istruzione Secondaria Superiore)

 

Jamaica

See Caribbean countries

 

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho)

 

Khazakhstan

Certificate of General Secondary Education

 

Kenya

Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education

British model

D.P.R. of Korea

Secondary School Leaving Certificate

 

Republic of Korea

Graduation certificate from academic high school

 

Malaysia

Malaysia Certificate of Education (SPM) plus studies at Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) level, or Certificate of Unified Examination (MICSS) from Independent Chinese Secondary Schools

British model

Mauritius

General Certificate of Education and International General Certificate of Secondary Education (Ordinary and Advanced Levels) or the Cambridge School Certificate and Higher School Certificate

British model

Mexico

Bachillerato en Ciencias or Humanidades with a minimum average of 7/10

 

Mongolia

School Leaving Certificate (Gerchilgee)

 

Montserrat

See Caribbean countries

 

Myanmar

Matriculation Examination Certificate with a minimum average of 50%

 

Nepal

Proficiency Certificate or Higher Secondary Certificate, with a minimum average of 65%

 

Netherlands

Voorbereidend wetenshappelijk onderwijs (VWO, pre-university education diploma) or hoger algemeen voortgezet onderwijs (HAVO, senior general secondary education diploma) plus completion of first year of hoger beroepsonderwijs (HBO, higher professional education)

 

Nigeria

Senior School Certificate (WAEC or NECO), including credit passes or higher in English and at least four other subjects

 

Norway

Secondary School Certificate (Vitnemål for Videregående Opplaering)

 

Pakistan

Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate, with a final result of C or higher

 

Peru

Certificado Oficial de Estudios de Educación Secundaria (Official Certificate of Secondary Education Studies) plus first year standing at a recognized university

 

Qatar

Qatar Senior Schooling Certificate (Thanawiya aam Qatari), with a minimum average of 70%

 

Romania

Diplomă de Bacalaureat, with a minimum average of 6/10

 

Russian Federation

Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrasovanii (Certificate of Complete General Education) Svidetel'stvo/o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) or Attestat O Polnom Srednem Obrasovanii (Upper Secondary Education), with a minimum average of 3/5, calculated on five examinations (including composition and mathematics)

 

Saudi Arabia

General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihiya)

 

Scotland

Scottish Qualifications Certificate, including at least four Highers completed with minimum C grades. Transfer credit will be considered for Advanced Higher courses completed with minimum C grades

See also United Kingdom

Singapore

Singapore-Cambridge GCE, Ordinary level plus Advanced level courses

British model

South Africa

National Senor Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement and a minimum average of 4/7

 

Spain

Curso de Orientación Universitario (COU)

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education ordinary and advanced levels

British model

St. Kitts & Nevis

See Caribbean countries

 

St. Lucia

See Caribbean countries

 

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

See Caribbean countries

 

Sudan

Sudan School Certificate (academic track)

 

Syria

General Secondary Education Certificate (Al-Shadâda Al-Thânawiyya-Al’Amma or Baccalaureate), with a minimum average of 60%

 

Taiwan

Senior High School Leaving Certificate

 

Thailand

Certificate of Secondary Education (Matayom 6) with a minimum average of 2/4

 

Trinidad and Tobago

See Caribbean countries

 

Turkey

Lise Diplomasi (Secondary School Diploma) or Teknik Lisesi Diplomasi (Secondary Technical School Diploma), with a minimum average of 3/5

 

Turks and Caicos Islands

See Caribbean countries

 

Uganda

Cambridge GCE or East African Certificate of Education, Ordinary, plus Advanced studies (Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education)

British model

Ukraine

Atestat pro Povnu Zagal'nu Sersdnyu Osvitu (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education) with a minimum average of

7/12

 

United Arab Emirates

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma)

 

United Kingdom (excluding Scotland)

General Certificate of Education and General Certificate of Secondary Education

British model

United States

High school diploma, and either SAT or ACT results. For SAT, results from both SAT (formerly SAT I) and three SAT Subject Tests are required.

Admission average based on SAT or ACT results

Venezuela

Bachiller en Ciencas o Humanidades

 

Vietnam

Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thông (Certificate of Secondary School Graduation)

 

Zambia

Zambia School Certificate, including credit passes or higher in English and at least four other subjects

 

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education, Advanced and Ordinary level

British model

For British model systems: At least five distinct courses with appropriate grade achievement, including at least three courses at the Ordinary level (or equivalent) and at least two courses at the Advanced level (or equivalent). The courses must include English, and a course will not be considered if it duplicates a course subject at the other level. All five courses are used in calculating the admission average. Students who have completed Ordinary level and subsequently completed either an Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma or a year of overseas College Foundation studies (including English) will be considered. Transfer credit will be considered for Advanced level courses in appropriate subjects, completed with grades of ‘C’ or higher. Credit for up to a maximum of ten term courses may be obtained in this manner.