Ecuador

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RECOMMENDATION

Grading scales vary.  Refer to the transcript for grading scales.  Expect an average of good or above.   

GRADING SYSTEM:

Number

Description

US Grade

10

Sobresaliente (Excellent)

A

9

Muy Bueno (very good)

A

8

Bueno (good)

B

7

Regular (average)

C

0-6

Arrastre (fail)

F

 

Number

Description

US Grade

40

Sobresaliente (Excellent)

A

35-39

Muy Bueno (very good)

A

30-34

Bueno (good)

B

24-29

Regular (average)

C

0-23

Arrastre (fail)

F

 

Number

Description

US Grade

45-50

Sobresaliente (Excellent)

A

39-44

Muy Bueno (very good)

A

34-38

Bueno (good)

B

30-33

Regular (average)

C

0-29

Arrastre (fail)

F

Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador

(expect an average of 40 or higher)

Number

US Grade

46-50

A

43-45

A

37-42

B

31-36

C

30

D

1-29

F

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE:

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

  • Licenciado (when it is 4 years of study)
  • Profesor(a) 4 year degree in education fields
  • Titulo (professional degree at least 4 years of study)

Equivalent to US Master's:

  • Magister or Maestria or Maestro(a)

Professional qualifications:

  • Titulo de Abogado or Doctorado en Jurisprudencia (Law)
  • Doctorado en Odontologia (Dentistry)
  • Doctorado en Medico Veterinario (Veterinary Medicine)