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INTO Suffolk Country Scales

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

Please also be aware that requirements by country are updated and adjusted appropriately throughout an academic year and might not be current.

Country

Suffolk Undergraduate Pathway

Suffolk Undergraduate Direct Entry 

GCE / A Levels

2 D (plus IGCSE), General Certificate of Education Advanced Subsidiary Level or Advanced Level

General Certificate of Education Advanced Subsidiary Level or Advanced Level

IGCSE/ GCSE /O Level

4C, 1D English, Math, Science + 2 electives, International/General Certificate of Secondary Education

5C English, Math, Science + 2 electives, International/General Certificate of Secondary Education

US

High School Diploma with 2.2 GPA

High School Diploma with 2.7 GPA
IB

Diploma with score of 24, average of 3

Diploma with score of 25, average of 4.5 
Argentina 6, Bachiller 6.5, Bachiller
Bahrain 52, Secondary School General Certificate 57, Secondary School General Certificate

Bangladesh

45, Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary School Certificate

48, Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary School Certificate 

Bolivia

51, Bachiller o Bachiller en Humanidades

63, Bachiller o Bachiller en Humanidades 
Brazil

6 (out of 10) OR 60 (out of 100), Certificado de Segundo Grau/Certificado de Conclusao do Ensino Medio & Historico Escolar

6.75 (out of 10) OR 60 (out of 100), Certificado de Segundo Grau/Certificado de Conclusao do Ensino Medio & Historico Escolar 
Chile

4.25, Licencia de Educacion Media

4.75, Licencia de Educacion Media 
China

72, Senior High School Graduation Certificate or Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate

77, Senior High School Graduation Certificate or Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate
Colombia 6.5, Bachiller/Tecnico (Medio) 7.25, Bachiller/Tecnico (Medio)
Ecuador 7, Bachiller 7.75, Bachiller 
France

10, Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement de Secondaire/Baccalauréat Général

11.5, Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement de Secondaire/Baccalauréat Général 
Ghana

3 6/C + 2 7/D English, Math, Science + 2 electives, Senior School Certificate (WAEC)

4 6/C + 1 7/D English, Math, Science + 2 electives, Senior School Certificate (WAEC)
Hong Kong

Level 2 (4 core - Chinese, English, Math and Liberal Studies + elective), Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Educatin (HKDSE)

Level 3 (4 core - Chinese, English, Math and Liberal Studies + elective), Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Educatin (HKDSE) 
Macau

55 (where 50 is passing) or 65 (where 60 is passing), Senior Secondary School Certificate—Based on education system the school follows

65 (where 50 is passing) or 75 (where 60 is passing), Senior Secondary School Certificate—Based on education system the school follows 
India

42, Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary School Certificate

55, Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary School Certificate

Indonesia

6, Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Atas/Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum

6.75, Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Atas/Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum 
Iran 11, Graduation Certificate    13, Graduation Certificate 
Italy 6, Diploma di Maturita/Diploma di Perito 6.75, Diploma di Maturita/Diploma di Perito 
Japan    3, Graduation Certificate 3.5, Graduation Certificate 
Jordan 60, General Secondary Education Certificate 67, General Secondary Education Certificate 
Kazakhstan

3.5, Attestat o srednem obrazovanii/Attestation of Secondary Education Completion

4, Attestat o srednem obrazovanii/Attestation of Secondary Education Completion 
Kenya

Certificate of Secondary Education with grade of C

Certificate of Secondary Education with grade of B- 
Korea 65 or 6.5 rank, Graduation Certificate/Diploma   75 or 5.0 rank, Graduation Certificate/Diploma
Kuwait 70, Shahadat Al-Thanawyia Al-A'ama 75, Shahadat Al-Thanawyia Al-A'ama 
Malaysia

1C + 4D English, Math, Science + 2 electives (SPM)/2D (STPM)/5C English, Math + 3 Electives (UEC)

3C + 2D English, Math, Science + 2 electives (SPM)/1D (STPM)/5C English, Math + 3 Electives (UEC)
Mexico 7.25 (7 is pass), 6.25 (6 is pass), Bachillerato/Bachiller 

7.75 (7 is pass), 7.5 (6 is pass), Bachillerato/Bachiller

Morocco 10, Baccalaureat 11.5, Baccalaureat 
Nepal 

32, Higher Secondary Education Board Certificate (HSEB)

40, Higher Secondary Education Board Certificate (HSEB) 
Nigeria

3 6/C + 2 7/D English, Math, Science + 2 electives, Senior School Certificate/WAEC

4 6/C + 1 7/D English, Math, Science + 2 electives, Senior School Certificate/WAEC
Oman

68, Thanawiya Amma

78, Thanawiya Amma

Pakistan 42, Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary School Certificate  55, Secondary School Certificate & Higher Secondary School Certificate 
Peru 11, Certificado de Educacion Secundaria completa/Bachillerato   11.8, Certificado de Educacion Secundaria completa/Bachillerato
Poland 3 (6) or 50 (100), Swiadectwo Dojrzalości Liceum/Swiadectwo Ukończenia Liceum  3 (6) or 50 (100), Swiadectwo Dojrzalości Liceum/Swiadectwo Ukończenia Liceum 
Qatar

60, Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari

 70, Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari
Romania 5.25, Diploma de Bacalaureat   6.5, Diploma de Bacalaureat
Russia 3.25, Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii   3.75, Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii
Saudi Arabia 60, Shahadat Al-Marhalat Al-Thanawiyyat 

73, Shahadat Al-Marhalat Al-Thanawiyyat

Singapore 4C, 1D English, Math, Science + 2 Electives, Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level 5C English, Math, Science + 2 Electives, Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level 
South Africa   50, Senior Certificate   63, Senior Certificate
Spain

5.5, Titulo de Bachiller

6, Titulo de Bachiller
Sri Lanka

S (Ordinary Pass) or 39, Sri Lankan GCE A-Level

S (Ordinary Pass) or 47, Sri Lankan GCE A-Level

Taiwan

62, Graduation Certificate/Diploma

67.5, Graduation Certificate/Diploma

Thailand

60 (100) or 6 (10), Certificate of Secondary Education/Matayom VI

67.5 (100) or 6.75 (10), Certificate of Secondary Education/Matayom VI

Turkey

5.5 (10) or 3 (5), Lise Diplomasi

6.5 (10) or 3.75 (5), Lise Diplomasi

Ukraine

3 (5) or 5 (12), Atestat

3.5 (5) or 6 (12), Atestat

UAE

60, Tawjihiyya

73, Tawjihiyya
Uzbekistan

3.25, O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma

 3.75, O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma
Venezuela

10, Bachiller en Sciencias,Humanidades, Artes

12, Bachiller en Sciencias,Humanidades, Artes 
Vietnam

6.2, Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong

6.75, Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong

Zimbabwe

5 subjects with 6/C, English, Math, Science + 2 electives, GCE O-Level

5 subjects with 5/C, English, Math, Science + 2 electives, GCE O-Level