Grading Standards

Interpreting International Grading Standards

Click here for a website maintained by the Graduate Admissions office that details recommended admissions standards by country and institution for almost every country in the world.

Another excellent resource endorsed by NAFSA is Researching International Education Systems and Institutions

U.S. Grading Standards

Regional accrediting associations in the U.S.  In most cases, institutions accredited by these bodies would be considered acceptable for admission.

The U.S. Dept. of Education also offers a search tool for accredited postsecondary institutions and programs, click here.