Applicants that wish to receive transfer credits from universities and colleges outside of the United States or those that have earned bachelor’s degrees outside of the United States and wish to apply for a graduate program are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a certified evaluation company. Below is a list of some evaluation companies. This is not a comprehensive list of all authorized evaluation companies. Maryville prefers that students use the services of companies that are approved members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org). All of the companies listed below are current members of NACES.
World Education Services, Inc.
Foreign Academic Credential Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 400
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Phone: (618) 656-5291
Fax: (618) 656-5292
SpanTran Evaluation Services
2400 Augusta Dr., Suite 451
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: (713) 266-8805
Apply online at: http://www.spantran.com
Country Guide for Undergraduate Admission Academic Credentials
The following is a credentials guide for new undergraduate students from countries outside of the United States. Some “helpful hints” are also provided. These guidelines will not apply to every applicant from a particular country, but will provide accurate guidelines for academic credentials that will be required for admission consideration at Maryville University by the International Admissions Office.
Country Guidelines Algeria Baccalaureat exam scores and certificate Australia
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
Higher School Certificate (Matriculation)
Higher School Certificate
Matriculation Examination/Higher School Certificate
Leaving Certificate (Matriculation)/Certificate of Sec. Ed.
Austria Reifeprüfung/Matura from Allgemeinbildende hörereSchulen. Bahamas BGCSE (including completion of grades 11 & 12) Bahrain Tawjahiya (General Secondary School Certificate) Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate and transcript Belgium Diplôme d’aptitude à accéder à l’enseignement supérieur/Bekwaamheids–diploma dat toegang verleent tot het hoger onderwijs (Diploma Giving Access to Higher Education/DGAHE) Brazil Certificado de Segundo Grau and transcript Bulgaria Diploma za Zavursheno Sredno Obrazovanie Cameroon Baccalaureat or GCE A Level Canada
- British Columbia
- Other provinces
Secondary School Graduation diploma
6 OAC passes
Secondary Leaving Certificate and one year of CEGEP, or Secondary Leaving Certificate and 2 years of CEGEP
High school diploma and transcript
Chile Licencia Secondaria/Licencia de Educacion Media China Senior High School graduation and transcript Congo Diplome d’etat d’etudes secondaires du cycle long Croatia School Leaving Diploma (Svjedod ba o Maturi/Matura) Cyprus Apolyterion and school transcript Czech Republic Maturitni Vysvedcent and transcript Denmark Studentereksamen: scores and certificate Egypt General Secondary Education Certificate and school transcript Ethiopia Ethiopian General School Leaving Certificate Finland Ylioppilastuntkinto exam scores and certificate France Baccalaureat and exam scores Germany Abitur including exam scores Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate Greece Apolytirio Gymnasiou and school transcript Guyana CXC+ 2 years (CAPE Examinations) Haiti Certificat de fin d’etudes secondaires classiques, 2ieme partie Hong Kong HKDSE (Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education) Hungary Erettsegi Bizonyitvany (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Iceland Studentsprof (from Verzlunarskoli) and exam scores India Higher Secondary Certificate and transcript/Secondary School Certificate Indonesia Sekolah Menengah Atas and exam scores Iran Diplom-Metevaseth (National High School Diploma) + Pre University Certificate Iraq Sixth Form Baccalaureat (Adadiyah) Ireland Leaving Certificate Ordinary/Higher(Ardteistmeireacht) Israel Bagrut and school transcript Italy Maturita and school transcript Ivory Coast Baccalaureat Japan Kotogakko/Secondary School Leaving Certificate and school transcript Jordan General Secondary Certificate and school transcript Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Korea High School diploma and transcript Kuwait Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al- A’ama (General Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Lebanon Certificate of General Secondary Education (Baccalaureat) Liberia West African Examination Council (WAEC) Certificate Macedonia Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Svidetelstvo Za Zavreno sredno obrazovanie) Malaysia Malaysian Certificate of Education/Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia
MCE/SPM and transcript of Lower Form VI
Higher School Certificate/Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran
Mauritius G.C.E. Advanced Levels Mexico Bachillerato General Morocco Baccalaureat and exam scores The Netherlands Eindexamen/V.W.O. and exam scores New Zealand High School Certificate and New Zealand University Entrance Qualification Nigeria Senior School Certificate (SSSC) and transcript Norway Vitnemal Fraden Videregaendesskolen and transcript Pakistan Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate Peru Certificado de Educacion Secondaria commun complete
and school transcript including rank in class
The Philippines National College Entrance Exam and secondary school transcript Poland Maturity Certificate of the General Lyceum ( Swiadectwo dojrzalosci lyceum ogolnoksztalcacego) or Certificate of Completion of Education in the General Lyceum (swiadectwo ukonczenia lyceum ogolnoksztalcacego) Romania Diploma de Bacalaureat Russia Secondary School Leaving Certificate and transcript Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihiyah) Scotland Advanced Highers (SCQF level 7) Senegal Baccalaureat Serbia Diploma o Zavrenoj Srednjoj koli Singapore Cambridge GCSE and minimum of 1 year of GCE A-Level study Slovakia Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skuke) Slovenia Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Maturitetno Spricevalo) South Africa Senior Certificate/Standard 10 Certificate Spain Titulo de Bachillerato/Graduado en Educatcion and transcript Sri Lanka Sri Lanka GCE Advanced Level Sweden Avgangsbetyg/Fran Gymnasieskola and transcript Switzerland Federal Maturitatszeugnis/Certificat de Maturite/Attestanto di Maturita Taiwan Senior High School Diploma Thailand Mathayam Suksa VI including grades and school transcript Tunisia Baccalaureat Turkey Lise Diploma and transcript Uganda Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) United Arab Emirates Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) United Kingdom GCSE and minimum of 1 year of GCE A-Level study Vietnam Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate (Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc) Zimbabwe G.C.E. Advanced Levels Latin American Countries Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela: Bachillerato and school transcript Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago Official General Certificate of Education (GCE) and CECS (Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Certificate) Official GCE Advanced level passes
If your country is not listed here and you do not know the proper credentials, please contact the International Admissions Office at 1-314-529-9350 or firstname.lastname@example.org . The International Admissions Office may request additional credentials as needed.