High School diploma Equivalents LIST

Before we will accept you as an international student at Pelican Flight Training, we need to be sure that candidate to be F-1 student has  reached the required academic levels in his/her home countries. To do it we ask student to provide us with the proof of a secondary school graduation or, that is the equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma.

Education standards are different from one country to another and we know that it may be difficult for you to find out what is the equivalent of graduation high school is in your country. That is why we suggest the following list of equivalents for your better and easier understanding.

In the following table the left column lists the countries in alphabetical order and the right column shows the local high school diploma that is equivalent to U.S. high school graduation level.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | M | N | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | Z 

AlbaniaDeftese Pjekurie
ArmeniaMijnakarg Krtutyan Attestat
Australia by State/Territory
-Australian Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate/ACT
-New South Wales NSW Higher School Certificate
-Northern Territory Certificate of Education
-Queensland Senior Certificate
-South Australia Certificate of Education
-Tasmania Certificate of Education
-Victoria Higher School Certificate/VCE
-Western Australia Western Australia Certificate of Education
AzerbaijanSvidetel´stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii
BahamasBahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education
BahrainTawjahiya Secondary School Leaving Certificate
BangladeshHigher Secondary Certificate
BelgiumCertificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Superiéur/Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs
BelizeCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate or Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination
BoliviaBachiller en Humanidades
BrazilCertificado de Conclusao de Segundo grau or Certificado de Ensino Médio
BulgariaDiploma za Zavurcheno Sredno Obrazovanie
CameroonBaccalaureat de L’Enseignement Secondaire du Deuxième Cycle
Canada by Province
-Alberta -Advanced High School Diploma
-British Columbia - Secondary School Graduation Diploma (Dogwood Diploma)
-Manitoba - Manitoba High School Diploma
-New Brunswick- New Brunswick High School Graduation Diploma
-Newfoundland and Labrador - Provincial High School Graduation Diploma
-Northwest Territories - High School Graduation Diploma
-Nova Scotia - Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma
-Ontario - Ontario Secondary School Diploma
-Prince Edward Island - Senior Secondary School Diploma
-Quebec - Diplome d'etudes secondaire (DES) and Diplome d'etudes collegiales (DEC) or Certificate of Graduation (DES plus Grade 12)
-Saskatchewan - Secondary School Diploma
-Yukon - Yukon High School Diploma
ChileBachillerato en Ciencias/Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales
China, People's RepublicSenior (Upper / High) Middle School Graduation Certificate
Costa RicaDiploma de Conclusion de estudios de educacion diversificado o Bachillerato
CyprusApolyterion or Lise Diplomasi
Czech RepublicVysvÄ›dĬćeni o maturitní zkoušce
DenmarkBevis for Studentereksamen, Hojere Forberedelseseksamen or Hojere Handelseksamen
EcuadorBachillerato en Humanidades/Ciencias
EgyptGeneral Secondary Education Certificate
El SalvadorBachiller Academico/General
EthiopiaGeneral Secondary School Certificate
FinlandYlioppilastutkintotodistus or Studentbexamensbetyg
GermanyAbitur, Fachhochschulreife or Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife
GhanaSenior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE)
GreeceApolyterion Eniaiou Lykeiou
GuatemalaBachiller en Ciencias y Letras
HondurasBachiller en Ciencias y Letras
Hong KongHong Kong Certificate of Education + Hong Kong Advanced Level Certificate or Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
HungaryÉrettségi Bizonyítvány
IndiaSenior School Certificate, Pre-University Certificate or Pre-Degree Certificate
IndonesiaSurat Tanda Tamat Belajar or Sekolah Menengah Unum Tingkat Atas
IranDiplom Metevaseth or Diplom and Peesh-daneshgahii
IrelandArdteistiméireacht (Leaving Certificate)
IsraelTe'udat Bagrut
ItalyDiploma di Maturita / Diploma di Esame di Stato
JamaicaCaribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination
JapanUpper Secondary School Leaving Certificate
JordanTawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate)
KenyaKenya Certificate of Secondary Education
KoreaKodung Hakkyo (Korean Senior Secondary School Certificate of Graduation)
KuwaitShahadat Al-Thanawia Al A'ama (General Secondary School Certificate)
MalaysiaSTPM (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia)/Advanced Level Exams
MoldovaDiploma de absolvire a invatamintuni mediu general (Diploma of Completion of General Secondary Education)
MongoliaBuren Dund Bolovsroliin Ynemlekh, Gerchilgee
NepalProficiency Certificate
NetherlandsVoorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs Certificate or Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs
New ZealandNational Certificate of Educational Achievement Level 3
NicaraguaBachillerato en (specialization)
NigeriaWAEC Senior School Certificate
NorwayVitnemål fra Videregående Skole
PakistanHigher Secondary Certificate
PanamáDiploma de Educación Media / Bachiller
ParaguayBachillerato (Bachiller en Humanidades y Ciencias)
PéruCertificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa / Bachillerato Academico
Philippines12 Year Secondary School Graduation
PolandSwiadectwo Dojrzalosci
PortugalCertificado de Fim de Estudos Secundarios/Diploma de Ensino Secundario
QatarCertificate of General Secondary Education
RomaniaMaturity Certificate or Diploma de Bacalaureat
Russian FederationAttestat/Certificate of (complete) General Secondary Education
Saudi ArabiaGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education (Tawjihiyah)
ScotlandScottish Qualifications Authority Certificate (SQA) or Scottish Certificate of Education at the Higher Level
SingaporeAdvanced Level Exams
South AfricaNational Senior Certificate
SpainBachillerato/Titulo de Bachiller
Sri LankaAdvanced Level Exam
SurinameVoorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs
SwedenAvgangsbetyg fran Gymnasieskola
SwitzerlandMaturity Certificate
SyriaSecondary School Leaving Certificate
Taiwan (Rep. of China)Senior High School Leaving Diploma
ThailandCertificate of Secondary Education (Matayom VI)
TurkeyLise Diplomasi
United Arab EmiratesSecondary School Certificate
United KingdomAdvanced Level Exams
UruguayBachiller Diversificado de Enseñanza Secundaria
VenezuelaBachillerato en Ciencias, Humanidades o Artes
VietnamSenior High School Certificate
ZimbabweCambridge Overseas School Certificate

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