In order to apply as a graduate student, applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree.
Graduate Admissions at the University of Idaho uses a variety of sources to determine equivalencies. It is important to note that the list of equivalencies below is not complete, but rather represents the most common credentials we receive from each country.
Licenciatura/ Licentiate (4-5 year program)
Note: equivalents are subject to change without notice.
What to Submit
Clear, legible photocopies of all degree certificates or diplomas issued by the institutions attended (e.g. Licenciado, Maestría, Doctorado)
Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (academic transcripts) issued by the institutions attended for all programs of post-secondary study.
How to Submit
To be submitted directly from the Registrar of the institution attended bearing the institution’s official seal, stamp, and/or appropriate signature.
Note: Credentials are acceptable only when they are issued by, and received from, authorized educational institutions. Some institutions will not send official documents. If this is the case, a professional credential evaluation will be required.
Precise, word-for-word, English translations are required for all foreign language documents.
Note: The University of Idaho recommends, and reserves the right to require, a professional credential evaluation by an outside, independent party.