Secondary School Credentials

Students who are applying during their last year of secondary school should clearly state the name of the certificate they expect to receive and when. They should send an official school transcript with the application and send the original or certified copies of the credentials listed below when available. Admissions may request additional credentials as needed.

Please note that all of the below credentials must come with your final secondary school transcript and leaving exam scores if applicable. Also, please be sure to submit copies of all qualifying exams taken throughout secondary school (for example: IGCSE final certificates, Class 10 Secondary School Examination Certificates for India, etc.) as these are also necessary to complete your application.

If your country is not listed here and you do not know the proper credentials, please contact us.

Credentials Accepted for Admission

Algeria
Baccalaureate of Secondary Education (Baccalauréat de l‘Enseignement Secondaire)

Argentina
Baccalaureate (Bachiller)

Australia
Australian Capital Territory: ACT Year 12 Certificate
New South Wales: Higher School Certificate (HSC)
Northern Territory: Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE)
Queensland: Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE)
South Australia: South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
Tasmania: Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)
Victoria: Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)
Western Australia: Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)

Austria
Matura (Reifeprüfung)

Bahamas
Official General Certificate of Education (GCE) and CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate)

Bahrain
Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Bangladesh
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)

Barbados
Official General Certificate of Education (GCE) and CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate)

Belgium
Certificate of Higher Secondary Education (Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (CESS)/Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs/Abschluβzeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts)

Bolivia
The Bachillerato

Brazil
High School Leaving Certificate (Certificado de Conclus?o de Segundo (2o) Grau / Certificado de Ensino Médio)

Bulgaria
Diploma of Completed Secondary Education (Diploma za Zavurcheno Sredno Obrazovanie)

Canada
British Columbia: Secondary School Graduation Diploma
Ontario: Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Québec: Secondary Leaving Certificate and one to two years of CEGEP
Other Provinces: High School Diploma

Chile
Diploma of Middle Education (Licencia de Educación Media)

China
Senior High School Graduation Certificate (畢業證書 (高中))

Colombia
Secondary School Diploma (Bachiller)

Cyprus
Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Apolyterion)

Czech Republic
Maturity Certificate (Maturitní vysvěd?ení)

Denmark
Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination (Studentereksamen (STX))

Dominican Republic
The Bachillerato

Ecuador
The Bachillerato

El Salvador
The Bachillerato

Egypt
General Secondary Education Certificate (Thanawiyya al-A’aamaI)
Advanced Level Certificate of Nile International Secondary Education (CNISE)

Finland
General Upper Secondary School Completion Certificate (Lukion p??tt?todistus / Avg?ngsbetyg)
Matriculation Examination Certificate (Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamensbetyg)

France
French Baccalaureate (Baccalauréat général)

Germany
Abitur

Greece
Upper Secondary School Certificate (Apolytirio Lykeiou)

Guatemala
The Bachillerato

Honduras
The Bachillerato

Hong Kong
HKDSE
HK A-Levels
HKCEE and Lower Form VI transcript

Iceland
Upper Secondary School Certificate (Stúdentspróf)

India
Higher Secondary Certificate/ISC (State board exams may also be considered for admission)

Indonesia
Upper Secondary School Diploma (Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas)

Ireland
Leaving (Senior) Certificate (Ardteistiméireacht)

Israel
Matriculation Certificate (Te’udat Bagrut (????? ?????))

Italy
Diploma of Maturity (Diploma di Maturita)

Japan
Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (高等學校卒業証明書))

Jamaica
Official General Certificate of Education (GCE) and CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate)

Jordan
General Secondary Education Certificate

Kazakhstan
Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii (аттестат о среднем образовании))

Korea, Republic of
Senior High School Diploma (? ?? ???? ???)

Lebanon
Lebanese Baccalaureate (Baccalauréat Libanais)

Malaysia
Malaysian Higher School Certificate (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), formerly known as the Higher School Certificate (HSC))

Mexico
Baccalaureate Certificate (Certificado de Bachillerato)

Morocco
Baccalaureate (Baccalauréat)

The Netherlands
University Preparatory Education Diploma (VWO(Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs))

New Zealand
National Certification of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3

Nicaragua
The Bachillerato

Nigeria
Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC)

Norway
Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate (Vitnem?l fra den Videreg?ende Skole)

Pakistan
Higher Secondary School Certificate

Panama
The Bachillerato

Paraguay
The Bachillerato

Peru
Certificate of Completion of General Secondary Education (Certificado de educación secundaria común completa)

Russia
Certificate of Complete Secondary General Education (Attestat o Srednem Polnom Obshchem Obrazovanii (Аттестат о среднем полном общем образовании))

Saudi Arabia
General Secondary Education Certificate (Shahadat Al-Marhalat Al-Thanawiyyat)

Singapore
2 years of GCE A-Level Study (Students with 1 year of A-Level study – completion of AS Levels only – may also be considered for admission)

South Africa
National Senior Certificate (NSC)

Spain
Baccalaureate (Título de Bachillerato)

Sweden
Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School (Avg?ngsbetyg / Slutbetyg fr?n Gymnasieskola)

Switzerland
Matura (Certificat de Maturité/Maturit?t/Attestato di Maturità)

Taiwan, R.O.C.
Senior High School Diploma (高中文憑)

Thailand
Certificate of Secondary Education (Mathayom Suksa 6 (M6))

Trinidad and Tobago
Official General Certificate of Education (GCE) and CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate)

Turkey
General Secondary School Diploma (Lise Diplomas?)

United Kingdom
2 years of GCE A-Level Study (Students with 1 year of A-Level study – completion of AS Levels only – may also be considered for admission)

Uruguay
The Bachillerato

Venezuela
Baccalaureate (Título de Bachiller)

Vietnam
Senior High School Certificate (B?ng T?t Nghi?p Trung H?c Ph? Th?ng