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Required Credentials for Admission to UWM as a Graduate Student

 

The credentials and documents listed below are the minimum level of education that you must have completed prior to enrollment at UWM in order to be eligible for graduate admission. 

**For European countries participating in the Bologna Declaration, if a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation below.

Please choose the first letter of the name of the country in which your post-secondary education occurred.

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Country
Minimum Required Credential Required Documentation
Afghanistan
4-7 year bachelor or licence.
Official academic record and certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Albania**
4-6 year diplome which confers a titull.

Grade report and diploma issued by secretary of faculty in Albanian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Algeria
4-6 year first degree, licence or diplome.
Official academic record and attestation of diplome in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Angola
5-6 year first degree, licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official academic record; official certification of degree or title and date awarded in Portuguese and English. Documents must be issued by school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an English translation.
Argentina
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Armenia**
4 year first degree, bachelor/bakalavri kochum or diploma/diplom.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Armenian or Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Australia
4 year bachelor or honours degree.
Official transcript and official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Austria**
4-6 year first degree, diplom or magister.

Official certificate of study results (nachweis über den studienerfolg) and examination certificates (zeugnisse). All documents in German and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Azerbaijan**
4-5 year first degree, bachelor or diploma.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Azeri or Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Bahamas
3 year bachelor only from the Univ of West Indies.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Bahrain
4 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in English. Documents must be issued by the school with official stamps and signature of school official.
Bangladesh
4 year bachelor; pass bachelor plus a two year master; or a honours bachelor plus a one year master.
Official individual mark sheets for each marking period; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature in English.  **Consolidated marksheets will not be accepted.
Barbados
3-6 year bachelor from the Univ of West Indies.
Official academic transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Belarus
4-6 year first degree, bachelor/bakalavr or diploma/diplom.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Byelorussian or Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Belgium**
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years higher education, a licentiat, licence, maitrise or professional title.

Official list of courses and grades; official certification of degree(s) awarded in Dutch or French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Belize
3 year bachelor.
Official academic transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Benin
Degree representing completion of 4 years of higher education, a maitrise.
Official academic record and official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Bhutan
3 year bachelor from Bhutan itself is not sufficient for graduate admission. An applicant would need the first year of a graduate degree to be admissible.  See India for further requirements.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Bolivia
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Bosnia & Herzegovina**
4-6 year diploma.

Official academic record; official certification of diploma and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation. Documents in Serbo-Croatian and English.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Botswana
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Brazil
4-6 year bacharelado, licenciatura, or professional qualification.
Official transcript/record; official certification of degree and date awarded in Portuguese and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Brunei Darussalam
4-6 year bachelor.
Official academic transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Bulgaria**
4-5 year first degree, diploma za visshe obrazovanie, bachelor/bakalavr or magistr.

Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in Bulgarian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Burkina Faso
Degree representing completion of 4-6 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized diplome.
Official academic record, releve de notes; official certification of degree and date awarded, attestation de diplome in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Burundi
Degree representing completion of 4-6 years of higher education, a licence, diplome or professional title.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded, attestation de diplome in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Cambodia
4 year licence or bachelor.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Cameroon
3-6 year degree, a bachelor, licence, maitrise or specialized diplome.
Official academic record (releve de notes); official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation de diplome) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Canada
4 year or honours or specialized bachelor except for Quebec where 3 year bachelor beyond DEC is sufficient.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in English and French (when applicable). Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature.
Central African Republic
Degree representing completion of 4-6 years of higher education, a licence, specialized diplome or professional title
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Chad
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years of higher education, a maitrise or professional title.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Chile
4 year first degree, a licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
China
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official degree and graduation certificates awarded in Chinese and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp/seal and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Colombia
4 year first degree, a licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Congo
Degree representing completion of 4-6 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized professional qualification.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Congo, Democratic Republic
Degree representing completion of 5-6 years of higher education, a licence or specialized professional qualification.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Costa Rica
4-6 year degree, a bachillerato universitario or licenciatura.
Official complete academic transcript (historia academica completa); official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Degree representing completion of 4-5 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized professional qualification
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Croatia**
4-6 year diploma.

Official academic record, official certification of degree and date awarded in Croatian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation.

Cuba
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Cyprus**
4 year bachelor.

Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in Greek or Turkish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Czech Republic**
4-6 year degree, a bakalar, magistr or professional qualification.

Official list of subjects and examination results; official state examination results; certification of diploma and date received in Czech and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Denmark**
5-6.5 year degree, a candidatus or specialized professional title.

Official diploma and diploma supplement, or a transcript in Danish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Dominican Republic
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Ecuador
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Egypt
4-5 year bachelor/bakalorus.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in English, documents required; documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
El Salvador
4-5 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Eritrea
4 year bachelor.
Official record of courses and marks earned; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature
Estonia**
4-6 year first degree, a bachelor/bakalaureus (120-160 credits) or diploma.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Estonian/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Ethiopia
4-6 year degree, a bachelor or professional qualification.
Official record of courses and marks earned; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Fiji
3-4 year bachelor from The University of the South Pacific.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Finland**
4-5 year degree, a kandidaatti, lisensiaatti or professional qualification.

Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in Finnish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation.

France**
Degree representing completion of 4-5 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized diplome. Students from grandes ecoles are admissible after completion of two years of study.

Official academic record (releve de notes); official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation de diplome) in French and English. Where applicant has attended grandes ecole official record from lycee. Documents must be issued by the school with official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

French Polynesia
Degree representing completion of 4 years of higher education, a maitrise.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Gabon
Degree representing completion of 4-5 years of higher education; a 4 year license; a maitrise following a 3 year license; or professional title.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Gambia
4-6 year bachelor.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Georgia**
4-7 year first degree, bachelor/bakalavr or diploma.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Georgian/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Germany**
Bachelor, diplom, magister artium or first staatsexamen. Holders of diplom-FH and 4 year bachelor from fachhochschule may be admissible if they also have hochschulreife.

Official scheine or list of courses completed with dates of completion and marks earned; zeugnises for all exams and degrees completed in German and English. Staatsexamen documents must be stamped and signed by the state official. All other documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Ghana
3 year bachelor for those with GCE 'A' levels; 4-6 year bachelor otherwise.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Greece**
4-6 year ptychion.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Greek and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Guadeloupe
Degree representing completion of 4 years of higher education, a maitrise.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Guam
4 year bachelor.
Official transcript showing degree and date awarded.
Guatemala
4-7 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Guinea
Degree representing completion of 4-6 years of higher education, a 4 year licence, a maitrise or specialized professional diplome.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation
Guyana
3-4 year bachelor following 'A' levels.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Haiti
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years of higher education, a licence or a specialized professional title.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation
Holy See (Vatican City) **
Degree representing completion of 4 years of higher education, a licenta.

Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in Italian or Latin and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation.

Honduras
4-7 year degree, a bachillerato universitario, licenciatura or professional title.
Official academic record; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Hong Kong
3-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Hungary**
4-6 year degree, egyetemi oklevel.

Complete record of examinations and grades; official certification of végbizonyítvány/absolutorium and date awarded; official certification of diploma (oklevél) and date awarded in Hungarian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Iceland**
3-4 year bachelor or candidatus.

Official transcript; official certification of degree date awarded in Icelandic and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

India
4-6 year bachelor;  first year of a master following completion of 3 year bachelor; completion of a bachelor followed by certain postgraduate diplomas that are either AIU (Association of Indian Universities) or AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) approved; these postgrad diplomas are all evaluated individually.
Official individual mark sheets for all marking periods issued by the degree granting institution or transcripts if letter grades are awarded; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the degree granting institution with the official stamps and signature.  **Consolidated marksheets will not be accepted.
Indonesia
4-7 year degree, a sarjana or professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Indonesian and English. In the case of applicants from private schools documents must clearly state recognition status of faculty. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Iran
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Iraq
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Ireland**
3-4 year honours degree; 3 year pass degree followed by 1-2 year postgraduate diploma; 4 year bachelor.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Israel
3-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Israel (Occupied Territories)
3-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Italy**
4-6 year traditional laurea; 3 year laurea.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Italian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Jamaica
3-4 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Japan
4-6 year gakushi (bachelor).
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Jordan
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Kazakstan
4-5 year first degree, a bachelor/bakalavr or diploma/diplom.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Kazakh/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Kenya
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Korea, Democratic People's Republic (North)
5-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Korea, Republic of (South)
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Kosovo
4-6 year bachelor or diploma.
Official transcript, official certification of degree and date awarded in Serbian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accomplanied by an official English translation.
Kuwait
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Kyrgyzstan
4-6 year first degree, a bachelor/bakalavr or diploma/diplom.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Kyrgyz/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Laos
5-7 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Latvia**
4 year first degree, a bachelor or diploma.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Latvian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Lebanon
4-7 year degree, a bachelor, licence or professional qualification.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French (if applicable) and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation
Lesotho
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Liberia
4-7 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Libya
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Liechtenstein**
3 year bachelor.

Official scheine or list of courses completed with dates of completion and marks earned; zeugnises for all exams and degrees completed in German and English. All documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Lithuania**
4 year first degree, a bachelor.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Lithuanian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Luxembourg**
The 1-2 year certificats and diplomes are not sufficient for graduate admission. An applicant would need to acquire additional qualifications or degrees to be admissible.

Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Macau
4 year degree, a licenciatura or bachelor.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Macedonia**
4-6 year diploma.

Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in Macedonian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Madagascar
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized professional qualification.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Malawi
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Malaysia
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Mali
4-6 year degree, a diplome.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Malta**
5-6 year bachelor.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Martinique
Degree representing completion of 4 years of higher education, a diplome.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Mauritania
Degree representing completion of 4-5 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized diplome.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Mauritius
3-4 year bachelor.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Mexico
4 year licenciatura or professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Moldova**
4-5 year first degree, a bachelor or diploma.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Romanian/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Monaco
4 year bachelor.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Mongolia
4 year bachelor or diploma of specialist.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Mongolian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Morocco
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years of higher education; a licence, maitrise or professional title.
Official academic record, official certification of degree and date awarded in French/Arabic and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation
Mozambique
5-7 year licenciatura or professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Portuguese and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Myanmar
Master's degree following completion of honours bachelor; B. Law (two years following 4 year bachelor); 6 - 6 1/2 year professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Namibia
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Nepal
4-5 year bachelor or first year of a master program following completion of 3 year bachelor.
Official individual mark sheets for all marking periods or transcripts if letter grades are awarded; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the degree granting institution with the official stamps and signature.  **Consolidated marksheets will not be accepted.
Netherlands**
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years of higher education; a doctorandus, meester or HBO diploma.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Dutch and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Netherlands Antilles
4-4 1/2 year doctorandus or professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Dutch and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
New Caledonia
Degree representing completion of 4 years of higher education, a maitrise.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
New Zealand
3 year bachelor following Seventh Form or 4-6 year bachelor following Sixth form.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Nicaragua
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Niger
Degree representing completion of 4-6 years of higher education, a maitrise or specialized diplome.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Nigeria
4-6 year first degree, a bachelor or professional title; 3 year bachelor following "A levels".
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Norway**
3 1/2 to 6 1/2 year professional title or candidatus.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Norwegian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Oman
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Pakistan
4-6 year bachelor or first year of a master program following completion of 3 year bachelor.
Official individual mark sheets for all marking periods or transcripts if letter grades are awarded; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the degree granting institution with the official stamps and signature.**Consolidated Marksheets will not be accepted.
Panama
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Papua New Guinea
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Paraguay
4-6 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Peru
4-6 year first degree; a bachiller, licenciado, or professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Philippines
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Pilipino, Spanish, or Tagalog and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Poland**
5-6 year dyplom, magister or professional title.

Indeks (study book) or official list of courses and examination grades obtained; official certification of degree and date awarded. All documents in Polish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Portugal**
4-6 year licenciado.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Portuguese and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Puerto Rico
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Qatar
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Reunion
Degree representing completion of 4-5 years of higher education, a 4 year licence or a maitrise following a three year licence or specialized diplome.
Official academic record (releve de notes); official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation de diplome) in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Romania**
4-6 year diploma.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Romanian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Russian Federation**
4-6 year first degree, a bachelor/bakalavr or diploma/diplom.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Rwanda
Degree representing completion of 4-5 years of higher education, a licence, maitrise or professional title.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Saint Kitts & Nevis
3 year bachelor. According to the World Higher Education Database (UNESCO), the first two years are done in the Federation and the final year is done at one of the main campuses of the University of the West Indies.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Saudi Arabia
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Senegal
Degree representing completion of 4-7 years of higher education; a 4 year licence, a maitrise following a 3 year licence, specialized diploma or professional title.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

Serbia &

Montenegro**

4-6 year diploma.

Official transcript, official certification of degree and date awarded in Serbian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accomplanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Sierra Leone
Honours bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Singapore
Honours bachelor or an ordinary degree and postgraduate diploma (4 years).
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Slovak Republic**
4-6 year degree, a bakalar, magistr or professional qualification.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Slovak and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Slovenia**
4-6 year degree, a diploma with a professional title including the field of study; for example, Univ. Dipl., Akad., Univ. Dipl. Inz, Prof.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Slovenian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Solomon Islands
3-4 year bachelor following completion of the University's one year foundation program from The University of the South Pacific.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Somalia
4 year laurea or bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Italian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
South Africa
4-6 year bachelor or honours bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Spain**
4-5 year bachiller or 5-7 year degree; a licenciado or professional title.

Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (titulo) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Sri Lanka
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Sudan
4-6 year bachelor or diploma
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Suriname
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Dutch and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Swaziland
4 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Sweden**
Completion of 3-4 year university degree program (120-160 points).

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Swedish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Switzerland**
6-12 semester first degree; lizentiai/license or professional qualification.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in French/German/Italian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Syria
4-6 year licence or bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Taiwan
4-7 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Tajikistan
4-5 year first degree, a bachelor/bakalavr or diploma/diplom.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Tajik/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Tanzania
3-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Thailand
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Togo
4-5 year degree, a maitrise or specialized diplome.
Official academic record, official certification of degree and date awarded, attestation de diplome. All documents in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Tonga
3-4 year bachelor from The University of the South Pacific.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Trinidad & Tobago
3-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Tunisia
4-5 year license, maitrise or specialized diplome.
Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Turkey**
4-6 year lisans diplomasi/bachelor.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Turkish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

Turkmenistan
5 year first degree, a diploma.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Turkmen/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Uganda
3-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Ukraine**
4-5 year first degree, a bachelor/bakalavr or diploma/diplom.

Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Ukrainian/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

United Arab Emirates
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
United Kingdom (England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland)**
3-4 year bachelor (first degree). In some Scottish universities the first degree is a master's degree.

Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

**If a Diploma Supplement is available, please submit the Diploma Supplement in lieu the described documentation

United States
4-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript showing degree and date awarded.
Uruguay
4-7 year licenciatura or professional qualification.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Uzbekistan
5 year first degree, a bakalavrik or a diploma/diplom.
Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Uzbek/Tajik/Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Venezuela
4-6 year licenciatura or titulo profesional.
Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Vietnam
4-6 year diploma or bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree awarded in Vietnamese and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.
Western Samoa
3 year bachelor degree following the Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate (grade 13).
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Yemen
4-6 year bachelor.
Official transcript, official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Zambia
4-7 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.
Zimbabwe
3-5 year bachelor.
Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.