Cyprus

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Note: 

Northern Cyprus aligns with the Turkish educational structure.

Southern Cyprus aligns with the Greek educational structure. 

RECOMMENDATION  

Expect an average of 80 in the 1-100 scale, 16 in the 1-20 scale or 7 on the 1-10 scale 

GRADING SYSTEM:

Percentage

Number

Alternate System

US equivalent Grade

85-100

9-10

95-100

A

75-84

7-8.9

80-94.9

B

55-74

5-6.9

65-79.9

C

50-54

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50-64.9

D

0-49

0-4.9

0-49.9

F

Check individual transcripts for grading system used.

Cyprus (except for Northern Cyprus) has signed on to the Bologna Agreement so you may receive common European style transcripts with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) grades.

A Diploma Supplement is available for students after they receive the bachelor’s degree.  The Diploma Supplement will usually show ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) grades, and grades in the particular country’s grading scale. 

ECTS grades:

A

Top 10% of the cohort

B

Next 25%

C

Next 30%

D

Next 25%

E

Next 10%

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE: 

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

  • Ptychiao 4 years
  • Lisans Diplomasi 4 years
  • Bachelor of Law 4 years

Equivalent to US Master’s:

  • Yuksek Lisans Diplomasi 2 years
  • Magister 1-2 years

Doctorate

  • Didactoriko or Doctor of Philosphy 3-8 years (University of Cyprus)