United Arab Emirates

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RECOMMENDATION

Expect the equivalent of a B average.

GRADING SYSTEM

UAE Grade

Suggested U.S.
Equivalent

90 – 100%

A

85 – 89%

B+

80 – 84%

B

75 – 79%

C+

70 – 74%

C

65 – 69%

D+

60 – 64%

D

0 – 59%

F

 

UAE Grade

Description

Suggested U.S.
Equivalent

3.6 – 4.0

excellent

A

3.0 – 3.5

very good

B

2.5 – 2.9

good

C+

2.0 – 2.4

pass

C

0 – 1.9

fail

F

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Bachelor's degree - comparable to a bachelor's degree in the United States.

Equivalent to US Master’s:

Master's degree represents attainment of a level of education comparable to a master's degree in the United States.

Professional qualifications:

Medical doctor degree represents attainment of a level of education comparable to a first professional degree in medicine in the United States.