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Proof of High School Graduation or College Level

The following is a partial listing of national secondary school credentials, which we require to admit students with an F-1 or M-1 visa to Montogmery College.

Official high school diplomas - secondary school certificates of completion MUST BE presented in the native language with a certified English translation.  COPIES OF THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT, "CERTIFIED" as true copies by the school or goverment-authorized agent may be accepted.

**ALL SYSTEMS USING "O" (ORDINARY) AND "A" (ADVANCED) LEVEL EXAMS:  Minimum number of subjects (5 "O" or 3"A") must be PASSED (as defined for preparation for post-secondary education) and must include English and Mathematics.


LATIN AMERICA
Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, or VenezuelaBachillerato
BrazilDiploma de 2 grau
ChileLicencia de Education Media
PeruCertificado de Education Secundaria

CARIBBEAN, BELIZE, GUYANA
Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Guyana, Jamaica,or Trinidad & Tobago
5 academic subjects passed: GCSE "O" level OR CXC grade I and II.  
Bahamas GCSE may include English, Math, Science, and Social Science only (total 4)
HaitiBaccalaureat Partie II

EUROPE
FranceBaccalaureat
GermanyAbitur 
GreeceApolytirion from Lyceum
Italy, Switzerland, or SwedenMaturity Certificate/Diploma
NetherlandsVWO or HAVO
NorwayLeaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School 
SpainCOU
United KingdomGCSE 5 “O” levels or 3 "A" levels**
Newly Independent StatesAtestat 

MIDDLE EAST
Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, or Saudi Arabia
General Secondary Certificate of Education
Iraq, Lebanon, or MoroccoBaccalaureat
IsraelBagrut
U.A.ESecondary School Certificate

AFRICA
Cameroon
Baccalaureat/GSSCE 5 “O” levels or 3 "A" levels**
EthiopiaSchool Leaving Certificate
Nigeria or GhanaGCSE 5 “O” levels or 3 "A" levels**/ WAEC / SSSC (*WAEC marks 1-6 only accepted)
South AfricaSenior Certificate with Matriculation

ASIA

China

 

Hong Kong

Senior Middle School Graduation Certificate

 

HKCE - 5 academic subjects**

India or PakistanHigher Secondary School Certificate
IndonesiaIdazah S.M.A. Diploma
Japan, Korea, or TaiwanHigh School Graduation 
MalaysiaCertificate of Education - 5 academic subjects
SingaporeGCSE 5 “O” levels or 3 "A" levels**
Thailand

Matayom Suksa VI

 


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