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Eligibility Requirements By Country

Use the guide below to see what we consider to be the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma or Bachelor's degree for admission to Duquesne. Students who apply before the completion of their degrees must send their current grades/transcripts for consideration.  Final grades/transcripts and diplomas must be forwarded to Duquesne upon completion to validate your final admission.  

NOTE:  All grades/transcripts from every year of secondary school in your home country must be submitted to complete your application for admission.  Any coursework completed after secondary school must also be submitted regardless of your admission status.  

 

COUNTRY

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION

GRADUATE ADMISSION

Argentina  Bachillerato Licenciatura
Bahamas  5 Academic BGCSE Level Subjects  Bachelor's degree
Barbados 5 CXC/GCSE passes and 1 year of CAPE/A-level study Bachelor's degree
Belize 5 CXC/GCSE passes and 1 year of CAPE/A-level study Bachelor's degree
Bermuda 5 CXC/GCSE passes and 1 year of CAPE/A-level study Bachelor's degree
Bolivia  Bachillerato  Licenciatura
Botswana BGCSE  Bachelor's degree
 Brazil  Certificado de Conclusao de Ensino Medio Bacharel or Licenciado
Canada  OSSD, equivalent province diploma or 1st year of C.E.G.E.P.  Bachelor's degree or the equivalent
Chile Licencia Secundaria of at least 4-year duration Bachillerato, Licenciatura, or Titulo
China High School Graduation Bachelor's degree
Colombia Bachillerato  Licenciatura or Titulo
Dominican Republic Bachillerato Licenciatura of at least 4-year duration
Ecuador  Bachillerato Licenciatura or Titulo
Egypt  General Secondary Certificate of Education Bachelor's degree
El Salvador  Bachillerato  Licenciatura
France Baccalaureat Licence
Germany Maturity Certificate Diplomgrad, Staatsexamen, or Magister Artium
Greece Apolytirion from Lyceum Ptychion
Guatemala  Bachillerato  Licenciatura
Guyana 5 CXC/GCSE passes and 1 year of CAPE/A-level study Bachelor's Degree
Haiti  Baccalaureat Partie II  Diplome d'Etudes Superieures or Licence of at least 4-year duration
Honduras  Bachillerato Licenciatura of at least 4-year duration
Hong Kong 5 Subjects on Hong Kong Certificate of Education  Bachelor's degree
India  Higher Secondary School Certificate 

Bachelor's degree in Business (B.Comm), Engineering, or Architecture

Master's degree in other subjects

Indonesia STTB-S.M.U Sarjana or Insinyur
Iraq Baccalaureat Bachelor's degree
Israel Bagrut Bachelor's degree
Italy Diploma di Maturita Laurea
Jamaica  5 CXC/GCSE passes and 1 year of CAPE/A-level study Bachelor's degree
Japan  High School Graduation Bachelor's degree
Jordan General Secondary Certificate of Education Bachelor's degree
Korea High School Graduation Bachelor's degree (Taehak Taehakkyo)
Kuwait General Secondary Certificate of Education Bachelor's degree
Lebanon Baccalaureat Bachelor's degree, Licence of at least 4-year duration
Malaysia 5 Subjects on Malaysian Certificate of Education Bachelor's degree
Mexico Bachillerato Licenciatura of at least 4-year duration
Morocco  Baccalaureat Licence of Ingenieur d'Etat
Netherlands VWO or HAVO  Doctorandus, Ingenieur, or Meester
Nicaragua Bachillerato Licenciatura
Nigeria 5 Academic Credits on SSCE/WASC or 5 academic GCSE Level Subjects Bachelor's degree
Norway Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School Cand. Mag
Pakistan Higher Secondary Certificate Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other 4-year Bachelor's degree or Master's degree
Panama Bachillerato Licenciatura
Paraguay Bachillerato Licenciatura of at least 4-year duration
Peru High School Graduation  Bachiller, Licenciatura or Profesor from a 4-year university program
Philippines High School Graduation and NCEE results  Bachelor's degree
Saudi Arabia General Secondary Certificate of Education Bachelor's degree
Singapore  Minimum 5 academic GCSE passes and 1 year of A-Level study Bachelor's degree
South Africa Senior Certificate with Matriculation Exemption Bachelor's degree
Spain  Bachillerato de Ensenanza Superior or COU Licenciatura
Sweden Matriculation Certificate Filosofie Kandidatexamen or Ekonoexamen
Switzerland  Maturity Certificate Licence or Diploma of at least a 4-year duration
Thailand Matayom Suksa V Bachelor's degree
Trinidad 5 CXC/GCSE passes and 1 year of CAPE/A-level study Bachelor's degree
Turkey  State Lycee Diploma Lisans or Bachelor's degree
United Arab Emirates Secondary School Certificate  Bachelor's degree
United Kingdom Minimum 5 academic GCSE passes and 1 year of A-Level study  Bachelor's degree
Uruguay Bachillerato Licenciatura of at least 4-year duration
Venezuela Bachillerato Licenciatura or equivalent