Belize | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
83/100%
B Plus GPA
87/100%
Instruction Languages
English
Bachelors Equiv.
Bachelor (requiring 4 years of study)
Masters Equiv.
*
Grading System

The University of Belize and junior colleges use the following grading system:
Description Letter Range Quality
Excellence A 95-100 4.00
A- 90-94 3.75
Exceeds Professional B+ 85-89 3.50
Standard B 80-84 3.00
Professional Standard C+ 75-79 2.50
C 70-74 2.00
Marginal Performance D+ 65-69 1.50
D 60-64 1.00
Failure F 0-59 0

Galen University
Number Letter Quality Points
93 – 100 A 4.0
90 – 92 A- 3.7
87 – 89 B+ 3.3
83 – 86 B 3.0
80 – 82 B- 2.7
77 – 79 C+ 2.3
73 – 76 C 2.0
70 – 72 C- 1.7
67 – 69 D+ 1.3
63 – 66 D 1.0
60 – 62 D- 0.7
0 – 59 F 0.0

Recognized Universities

Galen University
University of Belize
University of the West Indies

Notes for Belize

Bachelor degrees are four years in duration. The common practice is to enroll into the third year of undergraduate study after completing an Associate degree in the related field. The workload of the final two years amounts to 60-90 credits depending on the area of study.

* No graduate programs are available in the country.

University of Belize is a public national university that was established in 2000 through a merger of several tertiary colleges including the School of Nursing, Technical College, Teacher’s College, School of Agriculture and the University College of Belize. The university offers Associate and Bachelor degrees and a number of certificate and diploma programs.

Galen University is a private for-profit institution, it was founded in 2003 and offers courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Several undergraduate programs are offered in collaboration with the University of Indianapolis; graduates of these programs receive a final certificate awarded by the University of Indianapolis. These programs can be treated as USA degrees.

Last modified: June 13, 2019