Secondary Credential Requirements by Country

Baylor requires official academic records for all applicants. Academic records must be received in the original language format and accompanied by a literal English translation.

If you have any questions or do not see your country or curriculum below, please contact International_Admissions@baylor.edu.

AUSTRALIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Leaving examination certificates with date of graduation
BANGLADESH

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Higher Secondary Certificate
BRAZIL

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 9 of Ensino Fundamental (fundamental education)
  • Academic records for years 1 and 2 of Ensino Médio (middle education)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 1, 2, and 3 of Ensino Médio (middle education)
  • Diploma / Certificado de Conclusão Ensino Médio
CAMBODIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12 with graduation date
  • Official copy of Baccalauréat
CANADA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (six semesters)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for all courses and marks received (3-4 years/six semesters)
  • Official copy of diploma received with date of graduation
CHINA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 3 of lower middle school (初三)
  • Academic records for years 1 and 2 of upper middle school (高 一 and 高 二)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 1, 2, and 3 of upper middle school (高 一, 高 二, and 高 三) including graduation date
  • Official copy of Chinese Graduation Certificate (毕业证书 (高中))
中国

如果你现在还在就读高中,请提交以下几年的成绩单

  • 初三官方成绩单
  • 高一和高二的官方成绩单

如果你现在已经高中毕业,请提交以下材料

  • 高中三年的官方成绩单,成绩单上包含高中毕业日期
  • 高中毕业证书官方副本
 
COLOMBIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 3 and 4 of lower secondary school (Educacion Basica Secundaria)
  • Academic records for year 1 of upper secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 4 of lower secondary school (Educacion Basica Secundaria)
  • Academic records for years 1 and 2 of upper secondary school
  • Título de Bachiller/Certificado de Bachillerato
FRANCE

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 4 of lower secondary school
  • Academic records for year 1 and 2 of upper secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 1, 2, and 3 of upper secondary school
  • Official copy French Baccalaureate/Baccalauréat Général
GERMANY

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 10, 11, and 12 (13 if applicable)
  • Official copy of Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur)
GHANA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 3 of junior secondary school
  • Academic records for years 1 and 2 of senior secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Official copy of West African Examination Council Senior School Certificate (WASSCE) examination results
  • Scratch Card for Verification
GUATEMALA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 2 and 3 of basic secondary school
  • Academic records for year 1 of upper secondary studies

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 3 of basic secondary school
  • Academic records for years 2 and 3 or upper secondary studies
  • Official copy of Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras
HONDURAS

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 8 and 9 of the basic education cycle
  • Academic records for year 1 of the intermediate education cycle

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 9 of the basic education cycle (cycle 3) and years 1 and 2 of intermediate education cycle (under the academic track only) with date of graduation
HONG KONG

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 3 (9th grade) of junior secondary school
  • Academic records for years 1 and 2 (10th and 11th) of senior secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 1, 2, and 3 of senior secondary school with graduation date
  • Official copy of the HKDSE
INDIA

NATIONAL SCHOOL

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of the Standard (X) exam results

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of the Standard (X) and Standard (XII) exam results

INTERNATIONAL CURRICULUM SCHOOL/IGCSE/AS/A LEVELS

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9 and 10
  • Official copy of all IGCSE results

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of all IGCSE/AS/A Level results

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Copy of academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (MYP 1, MYP 2, and IB Year 1)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of IB diploma (if applicable)
INDONESIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 9 of lower secondary school
  • Academic records for years 10 and 11 of upper secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Surat Tanda Tanat Belajar (STTB) from Sekolah Menengah Unum Tingkat Atats (SMA)
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Copy of academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (MYP 1, MYP 2, and IB Year 1)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of IB diploma (if applicable)
JAMAICA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for all marks for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) from the Caribbean Examination Council

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for all marks for years 10, 11, and 12 including graduation date
  • Official copy of Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) from the Caribbean Examination Council
  • Official copy of Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) from the Caribbean Examination Council
JAPAN

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 3 of lower secondary school
  • Academic records for year 1 and year 2 of upper secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 1, 2, and 3 of upper secondary school including graduation date
  • Official copy of Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho
JORDAN

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 3 and 4 of preparatory school
  • Academic records for year 1 of academic secondary

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for year 4 of preparatory school
  • Academic records for years 1 and 2 of academic secondary including a graduation date
  • Official copy of General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi)
KENYA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 of secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12 of secondary school
  • Official copy of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
MALAYSIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for 10, 11, and 12 with graduation date
  • Official copy of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia/Sijil Tinggi Pelaranjan Malaysia (SPM)/(STPM)
MEXICO

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (year 3 of General lower secondary and years 1 and 2 of upper secondary)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Certificado de Bachillerato
MYANMAR

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 8, 9, and 10 *(year 3 and 4 of lower secondary and years 1 of upper secondary school)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10 and 11 with graduation date
  • Official copy of Basic Education Standard X Examination Diploma A
NEPAL

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of School Leaving Certificate (SLC) with examination results

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of School Leaving Certificate (SLC) with examination results
  • Official copy of Higher Secondary Certificate with examination results issued by the Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB)
NEW ZEALAND

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2/National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 [Year 12 or Sixth Form Certificate]
NIGERIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (year 3 of junior secondary school and years 1 and 2 of senior secondary school)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of West African School Certificate and General Certificate of Education (WASSCE)
  • Scratch Card for Verification
PAKISTAN

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of Secondary School Certificate/School Leaving certificate examination results

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Secondary School Certificate/School Leaving certificate examination results
  • Official copy of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) examination results
PERU

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 8, 9, and 10 (year 2 of General Secondary Education and years 1 and 2 of Upper Secondary School)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of Bachillerato Académico/Certificado de Educacion Superior
PHILIPPINES

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of High School Diploma/Sertipiko ng pangalawang edukasyon (diploma)
REPUBLIC OF KOREA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (year 3 of junior school and years 1 and 2 of senior general high school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12 including graduation date
  • Official copy of Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo
RUSSIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 8, 9, and 10

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of Certificate of Complete Secondary General Education (Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii/Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании)
SAUDI ARABIA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihayah)
SINGAPORE

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11
  • Official copy of General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary "O" Level Examination

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary "O" Level Examination
  • Official copy of General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced "A" Level Examination (if applicable)
SOUTH AFRICA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (year 3 of junior secondary school and years 1 and 2 of senior secondary school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Senior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement
TAIWAN

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (year 3 of lower secondary school and years 1 and 2 of senior high school

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Senior High School Diploma
台灣

如果你現在還在就讀高中,請提交以下幾年的成績單:

  • 國三校方的成績單
  • 高一和高二校方的成績單

如果你現在已高中畢業,請提交以下資料:

  • 高中三年的校方成績單
  • 校方高中畢業證書
THAILAND

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Mathayom Suksa 6)
TURKEY

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Devlet Lise Diplomasi
UGANDA

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Uganda Certificate of Education
  • Official copy of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (if applicable)
UNITED KINGDOM

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
  • Official copy of Advanced Subsidiary (AS Level) Certificates (if applicable)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, 12, and 13
  • Official copy of General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
  • Official copy of Advanced Subsidiary(AS Level) Certificates (if applicable)
  • Official copy of Advanced Level(A Level) Certificates (if applicable)
VIETNAM

If still attending secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 9, 10, and 11 (year 4 of lower secondary school and years 1 and 2 of upper secondary school)

If completed secondary school please submit the following:

  • Academic records for years 10, 11, and 12
  • Official copy of Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông