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High School Credentials Required By Country or Region

Please note that additional requirements may apply for certain programs. Please refer to Admission to Faculties and Schools for further details.

For details of requirements for countries not included below, please contact the Admissions office of the Office of the Registrar.

English language proficiency requirements will apply to all applicants.

Country/Region

Credentials/Documents

High School Applicant

United Kingdom Applicants from the United Kingdom are required to have the General Certificate of Education or the Scottish Leaving Certificate of Education with a minimum of "Ordinary" or "Lower-Level" passes in five subjects acceptable to the University Committee on Admissions.

Applicants completing the "Higher Level" subjects of the Scottish Leaving Certificate and applicants completing the "Advanced Level" subjects of the General Certificate of Education may be eligible to transfer credits to Memorial.
Hong Kong, Malaysia, West Indies, and West Africa Applicants are required to have the General Certificate of Education with passes in five academic subjects at the "Ordinary Level" acceptable to the University Committee on Admissions.

Applicants completing the "Advanced Level" subjects of the General Certificate of Education may be eligible to transfer credits to Memorial.
United States Applicants must have completed a High School University Preparatory Program (Grade XII) with a passing mark in the appropriate Grade XII course in each of the five areas listed below with an overall average of not less than 70% in the courses selected.

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Laboratory Science (1 of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology or Physics)
  • Social Science/Modern Classical Language
  • Elective
Bangladesh Applicants from Bangladesh must have completed EITHER:

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/Intermediate Certificate in the First or Second Division with acceptable grades in five appropriate academic subjects;
OR
The GCSE Certificate including either successful completion of five appropriate "Ordinary" Level subjects with minimum grades of A, B, or C; or a combination of five appropriate "Ordinary" and "Advanced" Level subjects.

Note: The "Advanced" Level subjects of the GCSE Certificate will generally be accepted for credit to a maximum of 12 credit hours in each subject claimed for credit provided that an acceptable grade has been attained
Norway Applicants must have completed EITHER

The Avgangseksamen with acceptable grades in five appropriate academic subjects;
OR
The Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skole with acceptable grades in five appropriate academic subjects.
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