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Colombia

Equivalents to high school graduation from other countries

Please note, all grades will be converted to the BC high school grading scale:

A 86-100%
B 73-85%
C+ 67-72%
C 60-66%
C- 50-59%
F 0-49%

Colombia High School Equivalencies

Completion of the following is considered equivalent to BC secondary school graduation:

  • 11 years of education (including two years of senior secondary), Bachiller/Bachillerato (Baccalaureate)
RequirementAcceptable course from Colombia
English  
English 11  Not Accepted
English 12  Not Accepted
Math  
Principles of Math 11  Math at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 Level
Principles of Math 12  3.0 credits of Post-secondary Math*
Sciences  
Biology 11  Biology at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 Level
Biology 12  3.0 credits of Post-secondary Biology*
Chemistry 11  Chemistry at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 Level
Chemistry 12  3.0 credits of Post-secondary Chemistry*
Physics 11  Physics at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 2 Level
Physics 12  3.0 credits of Post-secondary Physics*
Approved grade 12 courses  
Geography 12  3.0 credits of Post-secondary Geography*
History 12  3.0 credits of Post-secondary History*

*Usually equivalent to one semester at a recognized post-secondary institution

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