United Arab Emirates | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
B Plus GPA
Instruction Languages
English; Arabic (only Sharia law)
Bachelors Equiv.
Bachelor`s; normally requiring at least 4 years of study
Masters Equiv.
Grading System

90-100% A 4.0 3.6 and above Excellent
85-89% B+ 3.5 3.0-3.5 Very Good
80-84% B 3.0 2.5-2.9 Good
75-79% C+ 2.5 2.0-2.4 Pass
70-74% C 2.0 below 2.0 Fail
65-69%(Pass/Fail) D+ 1.5
60-64%(Pass/Fail) D 1.0
0-59% E 0

Recognized Universities

Ajman University of Science and Technology
*American University of Dubai
American University of Sharjah
United Arab Emirates University
University of Sharjah
University of Wollongong in Dubai
Zayed University (for women)

Notes for United Arab Emirates

Grading scales may vary between institutions.
*American University in Dubai is a branch campus of American InterContinental University, Atlanta, Georgia. American InterContinental University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) This accreditation includes all approved branch campuses of the University, including AUD operating in Dubai.

Last modified: October 18, 2019