Country-Specific Admission Requirements

UNB accepts qualified applicants from all countries.

The list below includes the countries from which we receive the most inquiries. 

Please email us if you have studied in a country that is not listed below, or if you have studied a curriculum that is not indicated here.

Please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to any program.

CountryCourse Requirements
ALGERIA Baccalaureate de l'Enseignment Secondaire, grades of 14 or above.
ARGENTINA Titulo de Bachiller grades of 6 and above.
ARUBA Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) diploma, with grades of at least 8.
AUSTRIA Reifeprufung/Matura grades of 1 or 2.
BAHAMAS

Bahamas General Certificate of Education (BGCSE) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) O level grades of A and B.

BANGLADESH Higher Secondary School Certificate grades of 60% or above.
BARBADOS Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE); minimum of 3 CAPE level subjects including pure math for programs requiring pre-calculus., grades of A and B/III
BERMUDA Bermuda Secondary School Certificate grades of B or above.
BHUTAN Bhutan Higher Secondary Certificate Of Education/Indian School Certificate Class X11 grades of 60% or above.
BOTSWANA General Certificate of Education (GCE) grades of A or B, or Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education.
BRAZIL Certificado de Ensino Medio grades of 7 or above.
BRUNEI General Certificate of Education (GCE): grades of A or B.
CAMEROON General Certificate of Secondary Education, minimum grades of A or B.  Baccalaureate grade of 12 and above.
CAYMAN ISLANDS Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE); minimum of 3 CAPE level subjects including pure math for programs requiring pre-calculus., grades of A and B/III
CHILE Licencia de Educacion Media grades of 5 or above.
CHINA Senior Middle Two and Three results as well as a graduation certificate.  Students may also be asked to report scores from the National College Entrance Examination grades of 70% or above.
COLOMBIA Titulo de Bachiller Academico grades of 7 or above
COSTA RICA Bachiller en la Ensenanza Media, with grades of 70% or above.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Bachillerato, minimum grade required is 80%.
ECUADOR Bachillerato grades of 15 or above.
EGYPT Certificate Of Secondary Education grades of 70% or above.
ETHIOPIA Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Qualification Certificate grades of 80% or above.  Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate, minimum grades of B.
GHANA Senior Secondary School Certificate grades of 1-2 or A and B. OR West African Senior Secondary School Certificate grades of A1-B4.
GUATEMALA Bachillerato, with grades of 70% or above.
HONDURAS Bachillerato, grades of 80% or 4.
HONG KONG Hong Kong Certificate Of Education: grades of A and B.
INDIA Indian School Certificate Examination, Intermediate Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, or All India Senior School Certificate grades of 60% or higher OR General Certificate of Education (GCE).
INDONESIA Surat Tanda Tarnat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Asas (STTB-SMA)/ Certificate of Completion Academic Secondary School grades of 8 or above.
IRAN Official copies of High School and Pre-university transcripts. The minimum required grade for entrance is 14.
IRELAND Leaving Certificate at Ordinary/Standard Level grades of B3 and above.
JAMAICA Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE); minimum of 3 CAPE level subjects including pure math for programs requiring pre-calculus, grades of A and B/III.
JAPAN Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate with minimum grades of 4.
KAZAKHSTAN Certificate of Completed Secondary Education, with grades of 4 or above.
KENYA Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education grades of B or above.
KOREA Senior High School Diploma grades of 4 or above.
KUWAIT General Secondary Education Certificate with grades of A or B.
LEBANON Baccalaureat – General with minimum grades of 14.
LIBERIA Senior High School Certificate grades of 80% or above.
LIBYA Secondary Education Certificate grades of 70% or above.
MALAYSIA Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia/SPM plus minimum 3 qualifying subjects in the pre-university program or 3 qualifying STMP (pre-university examination) subjects (including math for programs requiring pre-calculus), grades of 1-4 or A/B.
MAURITIUS General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) plus minimum 3 qualifying Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level courses (including math for programs requiring pre-calculus), with grades of A or B
MEXICO Diploma de Bachiller grades of 8.
MOROCCO Baccalaureate grades of 12 or above.
NEPAL Higher Secondary Certificate grades of 60% and above.
NIGERIA West African Senior School Certification Examination (WASSCE) with grades of A and B/C4; further Math required for programs requiring pre-calculus.
PAKISTAN Higher Secondary Certificate grades of 60%.
PANAMA Bachillerato/High school graduation diploma.  Minimum grade required is 3.5 on Bachillerato
PERU Certificado de Educacion Secundaria Comun Completa grades of 14 or above.
PUERTO RICO Applicants who have completed Grade 12 of an accredited high school program must satisfy UNB's minimum program-specific requirements (minimum B average).  Criteria such as academic standing, rank in class, and SAT scores may also be used to determine a candidate’s admissibility.
PHILIPPINES High School Diploma (1.00-2.00) and one year of academic post-secondary studies: grades of A and B.
POLAND Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Lyceum Ogolnoksztalcacego grades of 4 or above.
QATAR General Secondary Certificate/Al-Thanaways Al-Amma grades of 70% or higher.
RUSSIA Certificate of Complete General Education/Unified State Examination grades 4 or 5.
SAUDI ARABIA Tawjihiyah Certificate/General Secondary Certificate with a minimum grade of 70%.
SINGAPORE Singapore Cambridge 'O' Levels: grades of A and B.
SOUTH AFRICA Senior Certificate grades of A and B, or 60% and above.
SRI LANKA Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education grades of A and B.
ST LUCIA Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE); minimum of 3 CAPE level subjects including pure math for programs requiring pre-calculus., grades of A and B/III
TAIWAN Senior High School Leaving Certificate: grades of A or B.
TANZANIA General Certificate of Education (GCE): O Level grads of A and B
TOGO Diplome de Bachelier de L'Enseignement du Troisieme Degre/Certificate of General Secondary Education grades of 12 or above.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE); minimum of 3 CAPE level subjects including pure math for programs requiring pre-calculus., grades of A and B/III
TURKEY Devlet Lise Diplomasi, grades of 4 (70%) or above
UNITED KINGDOM General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) plus minimum 3 qualifying Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level courses (including math for programs requiring pre-calculus), with grades of A or B.
USA General Certificate of Secondary Education with grades of A or B.  Applicants who have completed Grade 12 of an accredited high school program must satisfy UNB's minimum program-specific requirements (minimum B average).  Criteria such as academic standing, rank in class, and SAT scores may also be used to determine a candidates admissibility.  ACT scores are not required.
UGANDA Uganda Certificate of Education grades of 1-4.
VENEZUELA Titulo de Bachiller grades of 13 and above or the equivalent.
VIETNAM Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate: grades of 6 or above.
ZAMBIA General Certificate of Education (GCE): grades of B.