International High School Credentials

International freshmen applicants who attended a high school outside the US will need to submit a transcript to complete your application. Here are a few policies to note:

  • Unofficial high school transcripts are acceptable for freshmen applicants to get an admissions decision. It’s important to bring in your original official transcript to the Admissions Office before your first day of class. Staff will compare the official transcript to the unofficial to verify its accuracy. Use the search tool in the table below to find your high school’s country to see what we need for your file.
  • If your original document is not in English, you can email a certified or attested translation to

Search Country for International High School Credential Requirements

Search for your country to find the credentials needed for admission.
CountryCredential RequirementsNotes
AfghanistanBacca/auria (Baccalaureate)
AlbaniaDeftese Pjekurie (Maturity Certificate)
AlgeriaDiplome de Bachelier de /'Enseignement du Second Degre (Diploma of Baccalaureate of Secondary Education)
AndorraBatxillerat (Baccalaureate)
AngolaHabilitaao Literarias (literary Qualification)
AnguillaCaribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)
AnguillaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)
AnguillaGeneral Certificate of Education A Levels
AnguillaGeneral Certificate of Education 0 Levels
Antigua & BarbudaCaribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)
Antigua & BarbudaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)
Antigua & BarbudaGeneral Certificate of Education A Levels
Antigua & BarbudaGeneral Certificate of Education 0 Levels
ArgentinaTitulo de Bachiller and transcriptRequire Certificados Aneliticos for all years in cycle.
ArmeniaAttestat Mijnakarg (lriv) Yndhanur Krtoutian (Certificate of Completed Secondary Education)
Australia (Capital Territory)Australia Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate
Australia (New South Wales)Higher School Certificate
Australia (State of Western Australia)Western Australian Certificate of Education
Australia (Northern Territory)Northern Territory Certificate of Education
Australia (Queensland)Queensland Senior Certificate
Australia (South Australia)South Australia Certificate of Education
Australia (Tasmania)Tasmanian Certificate of Education
Australia (Victoria)Victorian Certificate of Education
AustriaReifeprufung/Matura from (AHS) or Reife-und Diplomprufungszeugnis from BHS and transcriptMaturity Certificate should be Mitgutem erfol bestonden.
BahamasBGCSE or GCE O Levels and transcript
Bahrainal-thaanawiya and transcriptAnnual marks or results required
BangladeshHigher Secondary Certificate and transcript
BelgiumCertificate d'Enseignement Secondaire Sup erieur or Getuigschrift van Hoger secundair onderwijs and transcript
BoliviaBachiller en Humanidades and transcript
BrazilCertificado or Diploma de Ensino Medio and transcript
CameroonBaccalaureate or GCE O Levels and transcript
CanadaSecondary School Graduation diploma/High School Graduation Diploma/Provincial High School Graduation Certificate/Senior Secondary School Graduation Diploma/OSSD/DES and one year of CEGEP or DES and Certificate of Graduation and transcript
Chileicencia de Educaci6n Media (Diploma of Secondary Education)
ChinaSenior School Graduation Certificate and transcriptCopies of academic records in Chinese and English certified by the school and in envelopes stamped and sealed by the school are required. Copies certified by notaries are not acceptable.
ColombiaBachiller and transcript
Commonwealth CaribbeanCXC - CSEC and transcript
Costa RicaBachillerato and transcript or Diploma de Conclusion de Estudios de Educaci6n Diversificada (Diploma of Completion of Diversified Education)
CroatiaSvjedodiba o Mature (Maturity Certificate)
Czech RepublicMaturitni Vysvedcent and transcript or Vysvedceni o Maturitni Zkousce (Maturity Certificate)
DenmarkStudentereksamen and transcript
Dominican RepublicBachillerato en Ciencas y Letras or General and transcrip
EcuadorBachillerato and transcript
EgyptGeneral Secondary Education Certificate – Thanaweya a’ Amma and transcript
El SalvadorBachiller and transcript
EthiopiaEthiopian Higher Education Entrance Exam and transcriptStudents completing high school prior to 2003 should submit ESLCE
FinlandYlioppilastutkintodistus/studenterexamensbetyg and transcript
FranceBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes required for entire cycle
GabonBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes required for entire cycle
GeorgiaSkolis Atestati and transcriptAtestati should represent 12 years of study
GermanyAbitur and transcript
GhanaWAEC* or IGCSE and transcript*Students in national education system can only be admitted on WAEC results. Students completing high school should not apply for the subsequent fall term to allow for official score reporting
GreeceEniaiou Lykeiou and transcript
GuatemalaBachiller en Ciencias y Letras and transcript
HaitiBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes required for entire cycle.
HondurasBachiller en Ciencias y Letras and transcript
Hong KongHKCEE or HKDSE and transcript
HungaryErettsegi Bizonyitvany and transcript
IcelandStudentsprof and transcript
IndiaHigher Secondary Certificate, Indian School Certificate, All India and Delhi Senior School Certificate and transcript
IndonesiaSTTB/SMA and transcript
IranPre-University Certificate/Concours and transcript
IraqAdadiyah Certificate of Preparatory Studies and transcript
IrelandArdteistiweireacht/ Leaving Certificate and transcript
IsraelTeudat/Bagrut and transcript
ItalyMaturita or Attestato di Idoneita and transcript
JamaicaCXC CSEC and transcript
JapanUpper Secondary School Graduation Certificate and transcript
JordanGeneral Secondary Education Certificate and transcript
KenyaKCSE and transcript
Korea, Republic ofSenior High School Diploma and transcript
KosovoDiplome per Kryerjen e Shkolles se Mesmette Pergjithshme-Gjimnazin (Diploma of Education A Levels)
KuwaitShehaadat al-Thaanawiya and transcript
LatviaAtestats and transcript
LebanonBaccalaureat Part II or high school diploma and transcriptReleve de notes required for entire cycle.
LesothoCambridge Overseas School Certificate or Lesotho GCSE and transcript
LiberiaWAEC Senior School Certificate and transcript
LithuaniaAtestatas and transcript
MacaoPlease refer to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, or Portugal and transcript
MalawiMalawi General Certificate of Education or School Certificate of Education and transcript
MalaysiaSijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum of 6 subjects graded C or better and transcript
MaliBaccalaureat and transcript Note: Releve de notes required for entire cycle.
MaltaMatriculation Certificate and transcript
MexicoBachillerato and transcript
MoldovaAtestat or Baccalaureat and transcript
MongoliaGerchilgee representing 12 years of Education and transcript
MoroccoBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes required for entire cycle
MozambiqueCertificado de Habilitacao es Literarias and transcript
NepalProficiency Certificate or Higher Secondary Certificate and transcript
NetherlandsV.W.O. and HAVO and transcript
New ZealandNational Certificate of Education Achievement - level 2 or 3 and transcript
NicaraguaBachillerato en Ciencias Letras y Filosofia and transcript
NigerBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes required for entire cycle
NigeriaWAEC or IGCSE and transcriptSSC results reported by individual schools cannot be used for an admissions decision
NorwayVitnemal fra den videregaende skolen and transcript
OmanThanawiya Amna and transcript
PakistanIntermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate and transcript
PanamaBachiller and transcript
ParaguayBachillerato and transcript
PeruCertificado de Educacion Secondaria Comun or Bachillerato and transcript
PhilippinesHigh School Diploma and transcript
PolandSwiadetwo Dojrzalosci and transcript
PortugalDiploma/Certifdcado de Ensinos secundarios and transcript
QatarThanawiya aam Qatari and transcript
RomaniaBacalaureat and transcript
RussiaAttestat o Srednem (Polnom) and transcript
Saudi ArabiaGeneral Secondary Education Certificate/Thaniwiyaa and transcriptStudents must complete a college preparatory track to be considered for admission
ScotlandSQC - Higher Grade and transcript
SenegalBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes for all years in cycle
SingaporeSingapore-Cambridge GCSE O Levels and transcript
SlovakiaVysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skuske and transcript
SloveniaMaturiteno spricevalo and transcript
South AfricaSenior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement and transcript
SpainTitulo de Bachiller and transcript
SwazilandGeneral Certificate of education - O-Levels and transcript
SwedenAvgangsbetyg from gymnasieskola and transcript
SwitzerlandFederal Maturitatszeugnis/Certificat de Maturite Federal /Attestanto di Maturita federale and transcript
SyriaBaccalaureate in Science or Literary track and transcript
TaiwanSenior High School Diploma and transcript
TanzaniaEast African General Certificate of Education O-Levels Certificate of Secondary Education and transcript
ThailandMathayom Suksa VI / M6 and transcript
TogoBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes for all years in cycle
TunisiaBaccalaureat and transcriptReleve de notes for all years in cycle
TurkeyLise Diplomasi and transcript
UgandaUganda Certificate of Education and transcript
UkraineCertificate of complete secondary education and transcript
United KingdomGCSE and transcript
UruguayBachillarato Diversificado de Ensenanza Secundaria and transcript
VenezuelaBachiller and transcript
VietnamBang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong and transcript
YemenGeneral Secondary Certificate and transcript
ZambiaZambian School Certificate or General Certificate of Education and transcript
ZimbabweGeneral Certificate of Education O Level or IGCSE and transcript

Applying for Scholarships

Interested in applying for scholarships? You can have your transcript evaluated to be considered if you are a freshman applicant. The Office of Admissions must have the course-by-course evaluation with GPA to satisfy the transcript requirement for scholarships. Evaluation services include: