INTO Saint Louis University Country Scales — 2017-18

This guide is used for evaluation purposes by the SLU Office of Admission and is supplied here for reference only. Meeting the requirements listed here does not necessarily indicate that a student will qualify for admission to Saint Louis University or INTO Saint Louis University. 

When referring to the following guides, be aware that this is not inclusive of all grading requirements. Grading systems and educational structures vary widely around the world and we evaluate each application individually to determine if the applicant meets the standards for success at Saint Louis University.

Country

SLU Undergraduate Pathway

GCSE/IGCSE

4 Subjects with C or Better and 1 grade of D. Subjects must include English, Math, and Science and 2 electives.

GCSE/IGCSE A-Levels

GCE/IGCSE Advanced Level - 2 subjects with 1 grade of C and 1 grade of D, and meet the GCSE or GCE ‘O’ Level requirements.

IB Diploma

IB Diploma w/minimum score of 25; Average grades of 4.5 or higher (1-7) if by individual courses.

Azerbaijan

Senior High School Graduation Diploma with an average of 3.75 on a 5.0 point scale.

Bahrain

Secondary School Leaving Certificate or General Certificate of Secondary Education.  An average of 57% out of 100%.

Bangladesh

Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary Certificate result cards issued by Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, with average of 47% out of 100%.

Belize

4 subjects with a numberic grade of I or II (B or higher) and one grade of III (C or Higher).

Brazil

An average of 6.75 out of 10.

Cameroon

GCSE O Level with 4 grades of C and 1 grade of D. Or Baccalaureat de L’Enseignement Secondaire with average of 11 out of 20. 

Canada

Each Province is different.

China P.R.

*GaoSan (Year 12) Senior High School Graduation/Completion (Year 12) minimum 77.5% out of 100%.
*GaoEr (Year 11) Senior High School Graduation/Completion (with Huikao) minimum  77.5% out of 100%.

Colombia

An average of 7.5 out of 10.

Cyprus

Apolytirio Lykeiou (School Leaving Certificate- Greek) or Lise Diplomasi (Turkish). Average of 15.5 out of 20 (Southern Cyprus) or 6.5 out of 10 (Northern Cyprus).

Ecuador

7.75 out of 10.

Germany

Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife with an average of 2.5 out of 6 (grade 1 is high) or 8 out of 15 (grade 15 high).

Ghana

West African School Certificate of Education (WAEC) with 5 subjects and average of 3.25 where 1 is high. Subjects must include English, math, & science.

Hong Kong

HKDSE with 4 Core subjects (Maths, English Language, Chinese Language & Liberal Studies)  and 1 elective with 2xLevel 3s and 3xLevel 2s.

India

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Cert (HSC) with an average of 55% out of 100%. 

Indonesia

SMA or STTB with grades for Years 9-12 and an average of 6.7 on a 10 point scale OR 67% out of 100%.

Iran

Completion of the Diplom-Metevaseth (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education). An average of 13.5 on a 20 point scale.

Italy

Diploma di Maturita/Diploma di Perito indicating all exams taken, with an 6.8 out of 10.

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (grades 9-12) with an average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or 3.7 on a 5 point scale.

Jordan

General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi) with an average of 67% out of 100%.

Kazakhstan

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Attestation of Complete Secondary Education. An average of 3.75 (Good) on a scale of 5.0.

Kenya

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. 8 subjects with an average of ‘B-’ or better.

Kuwait

High School (grades 9-12) or General Secondary Education Certificate 77% out of 100%.

Kyrgyzstan

General Certificate of Secondary Education with an average of 3.75 on a 5 point grading scale.

Malaysia

SPM - Require 5 subjects 2 x B and 3 x C.

Morocco

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Diplome du Baccalaureat, Attestation, General Certificate of Education with an average of 12 on a 20 point scale.

Myanmar

Senior High School Graduation Diploma BESE Matriculation An Average grade of 47 out of 100 or a 3.7 on a grading scale of 5.0.

Netherlands

Senior High School Graduation Diploma/Senior General Education Secondary Certificate with transcripts, and average of 6.8 on a 10 point scale.

Nigeria

West African School Certificate of Education (WAEC) with 5 subjects and average of C4 where A1 is high. Subjects must include English, math, & science. 

Oman

General Secondary School Certificate. 76% out of 100% 

Pakistan

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Cert (HSC) with an average of 47% out of 100%. 

Qatar

Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari - General Secondary School Certificate with a 70 out of 100.

Russia

Attestat o Srednem (polnom) Obschem Obrazovanii - Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with an average of 3.75 on a 5 point scale.

Saudi Arabia

Examination results for the General Secondary Education Certificate (GSEC),  77% out of 100%.

Singapore

Singapore-Cambridge GCE O Level with 4 Subjects with grade of 4 or Better and 1 grade of 5 or better. Subjects must include English, math, & science. 

South Africa

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Senior Certificate with an average of 57.5% out of 100% or an average of 4.75 on a 7 point scale.

South Korea

High School Certificate minimum 70% or ranking of 5.

Spain

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Graduation Certificate showing all exams taken and grades obtained (Titulo de Bachiller).
An average of 5.75 (Bien/Good) on a 10 point scale (a B-Average).

Taiwan

Senior High School Diploma. 67.5% out of 100% OR 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Tanzania

EAGCE with 4 Grades of C or better and 1 grades of D  and must include English, Math and Science. 

Thailand

Certificate of Upper Secondary Education/(Matayom VI) with a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 67.5 out of 100.

The Gambia

West African School Certificate of Education (WAEC) with 5 subjects and average of C4 where A1 is high. Subjects must include English, math, & science. 

Turkey

Lise Diplomasi/Secondary Diploma with average of 6.7 on a 10 point scale or 3.75 on a 5 point scale or 70% out of 100%. 

Ukraine

Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education or Matriculation Certificate (Atestat) with average of 3.8 on a 5 point scale or 6.7 out of 12. 

United Arab Emirates

General Secondary Education Diploma with an average of 77% out of 100% or a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale. 

United Kingdom

GCSE O Level with 4 subjects with grades of C or better and 1 grade of D. Subjects must include English, Math & Science. 

United States of America

High School Diploma with a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.

Uzbekistan

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Attestat -Certificate of Secondary Education with an average of 3.75 on a 5 point scale (Good).

Venezuela

Senior High School Graduation Diploma/Bachiller en Ciencias/Humanidades with a 12.5 out of 20.

Vietnam

Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Diploma of completion of Secondary School (Upper) with an average 6.7 on 10 scale. 

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education (ZGCE) at Ordinary Level with min 4Bs & 1C.


Country

SLU Undergraduate Direct Entry

GCSE/IGCSE

5 subjects with grades of C or better. Subjects must include Math, English, Science, and 2 electives.

GCSE/IGCSE A-Levels

GCE/IGCSE Advanced Level - 2 subjects with grades of C or better, and meet the GCSE or GCE O Level requirements.

IB Diploma

Average grades of 5 or higher (1-7) unless high school reports different grade conversion.

Azerbaijan

Senior High School Graduation Diploma with an average of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale.

Bahrain

Secondary School Leaving Certificate or General Certificate of Secondary Education with an average of 60 out of 100.

Bangladesh

Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary Certificate result cards issued by Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, with average of 50 out of 100.

Belize

Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Secondary Education Certificate (showing at least five subjects passed with grades of I or II at General Proficiency Level).

Brazil

Certificado de Conclusao de Segundo Grau with an average 7.0 out of 10 or 70 out of 100.  

Cameroon

GCSE O Level with 5 grades of C or better. Or Baccalaureat de L’Enseignement Secondaire with average of 12 out of 20.

Canada

Each Province is different.

China P.R.

Senior High School Graduation Diploma or Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate - Transcripts from grades 9-12 with an average of 80 out of 100.

Colombia

Completion of Secondary Education - Bachiller with an average of 7.5 on a 10 point scale.

Cyprus

Apolytirio Lykeiou (School Leaving Certificate - Greek) or Lise Diplomasi (Turkish) with an average of 16 out of 20 (Southern Cyprus) or 7 out of 10 (Northern Cyprus).

Ecuador

Secondary School Diploma - Bachillerato. An average of 8 on a 10 point scale (Buena/Good).

Germany

Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife with an average of 2 out of 6 (grade 1 is high) or 10 out of 15 (grade 15 high).

Ghana

Senior Secondary School Certificate Exam with minimum of 5 subjects and average of 3 where 1 is high. Subjects must include English, Math, & Science.

Hong Kong

HKDSE with 4 Core subjects (Math, English, Science, & Liberal Science) with score of 4 or higher and 1 elective with a 3 or higher. 

India

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Cert (HSC) with an average of 60% out of 100%. 

Indonesia

SMA or STTB with Grades for Years 9-12 and an average of 7 on a 10 point scale or 70 out of 100.

Iran

Completion of the Diplom-Metevaseth (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education) with an average of 14 on a 20 point scale.

Italy

Diploma di Maturita/Diploma di Perito indicating all exams taken, with an 8 out of 10.

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (grades 9-12) with an average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale.

Jordan

General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi) with an average of 70 out of 100. 

Kazakhstan

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Attestation of Complete Secondary Education. An average of 4 (Good) on a scale of 5.0.

Kenya

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. 8 subjects with an average of 8.0 on a 12 point scale.

Kuwait

General Secondary Education Certificate with a 80 out of 100.

Kyrgyzstan

General Certificate of Secondary Education with an average of 4 on a 5 point grading scale.

Malaysia

SPM - Require 5 subjects with an average of B or minimum 10 out of 18 points.

Morocco

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Diplome du Baccalaureat, Attestation, General Certificate of Education with an average of 12 on a 20 point scale.

Myanmar

Senior High School Graduation Diploma BESE Matriculation An Average grade of 50 out of 100 or a 4.0 on a grading scale of 5.0.

Netherlands

Senior High School Graduation Diploma/Senior General Education Secondary Certificate with transcripts and average of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. 

Nigeria

West African School Certificate of Education (WAEC) with 5 subjects and average of 5.0 where 1 is high. Subjects must include English, Math, & Science. 

Oman

Thanawiya Amma/General Secondary School Certificate with an 80 out of 100.

Pakistan

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Cert (HSC) with an average of 50 out of 100. 

Qatar

Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari - General Secondary School Certificate with a 70 out of 100.

Russia

Attestat o Srednem (polnom) Obschem Obrazovanii - Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with an average of 4 on a 5 point scale.

Saudi Arabia

Shahadat Al-Marhalat Al-Thanawiyyat/General Secondary Education Certificate (GSEC) with a 75 out of 100.

Singapore

Singapore-Cambridge GCE O Level with 5 subjects and an aggregate score of 30 or less. Subjects must include English, Math & Science. 

South Africa

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Senior Certificate with an average of 60 out of 100 or an average of 4.0 on a 6 point scale.

South Korea

High School Certificate minimum 80% or ranking 4.

Spain

Bachillerato Superior General with an average of 6.0 on a 10 point scale.

Taiwan

Senior High School Diploma with 70 out of 100 or 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale. 

Tanzania

EAGCE in 5 subjects with grades of C or Better and must include English, Math & Science.

Thailand

Certificate of Upper Secondary Education/(Matayom VI) with a 3.00 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 70 out of 100.

The Gambia

Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC) 5 subjects with grades of C or better or an aggregate of 15 or less. 

Turkey

Lise Diplomasi/Secondary Diploma with average of 7.0 on a 10 point scale or 4.0 on a 5 point scale or 70 out of 100. 

Ukraine

Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education or Matriculation Certificate (Atestat) with average of 4.0 on a 5 point scale or 7.0 out of 12.

United Arab Emirates

General Secondary Education Diploma with an average of 80 out of 100 or a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale. 

United Kingdom

GCSE O Level with 5 subjects with grades of C or better. Subjects must include English, Math & Science. 

United States of America

High School Diploma with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.

Uzbekistan

Senior High School Graduation Diploma - Attestat -Certificate of Secondary Education with an average of 4 on a 5 point scale (Good).

Venezuela

Senior High School Graduation Diploma/Bachiller en Ciencias/Humanidades with a 13 on a 20 scale.

Vietnam

Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Diploma of completion of Secondary School (Upper) with an average 7.0 on 10 scale or 12 on 20 scale.

Zimbabwe

General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level showing 5 subjects with an average of 4.0 (grade 1 is high). Subjects must include English, Math & Science.