Kuwait | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
7/9 or 80/100 or 3/4
Instruction Languages
Arabic
Bachelors Equiv.
Bachelor`s degree, requiring 4 years of study
First Degree Sample
*Bachelor's
Grading System

until 1975
distinction 90-100
very good 80- 89

1975 – 1986
excellent 8,9 A-, A
very good 5,6,7 B-,B,B+

Since 1987
A 3.67-4
B 2.67-3.3

Recognized Universities

University of Kuwait (Jami’at Al-Kuwait)
Gulf University of Science and Technology

Notes for Kuwait

Universities were closed for more than a year in 1990-91.

To be considered equivalent, Bachelor’s degrees must be 4 years in length. Some are shorter.

Last modified: June 13, 2019