Equivalent Degrees

What Your Degree Means in America

A Bachelor's degree in the United States usually refers to four years of post-secondary education and is required to apply for a Graduate Studies program. However, we don't expect our international students to have a Bachelor's degree. You just need to have one that is equivalent, such as:

In some educational systems, a degree can be received after three years of post-secondary education. Students with this degree can still be eligible to apply for Graduate Studies. The degree must be evaluated by the Office of Graduate Studies admission staff, and it must also be recommended by the Graduate Committee of the program applied to.