Saudi Arabia | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
Very good, 80% or 3/4
B Plus GPA
85% or 3.5/4
Instruction Languages
Arabic, English
Bachelors Equiv.
Bachelor`s Degree (4 years - see notes)
Masters Equiv.
Master`s Degree
First Degree Sample
Bachelor's
Grading System

Various scales listed below:

4.00 | 5.00 | 95-100 | A+ | Excellent+
3.75 | 4.75 | 90-94 | A | Excellent
3.50 | 4.50 | 85-89 | B+ | Very Good+
3.00 | 4.00 | 80-84 | B | Very good
2.50 | 3.50 | 75-79 | C+ | Good+
2.00 | 3.00 | 70-74 | C | Good
1.50 | 2.50 | 65-69 | D+ | Pass+
1.00 | 2.00 | 60-64 | D | Pass
0.00 | 1.00 | < 60 | F | Fail

Recognized Universities

Al-Imam Mohammed Bin Saud Islamic University
Islamic University
King Abdulaziz University
King Abdulaziz Military Academy**
King Fahd Univ. of Petroleum and Minerals
King Fahd Naval College**
King Fahd Security Academy**
King Faisal Air Force Academy**
King Faisal University
King Khalid Military Academy**
King Khalid University
King Saud Univ.***
King Faisal Univ.
Umm Al-Qura University

Notes for Saudi Arabia

** Signifies Military Institution: Bachelor degrees from military institutions vary in duration from 3 to 5 years.

3-year degrees are not sufficient for admission to graduate study; further postgraduate study will be required.

Last modified: October 18, 2019