Graduate Admissions

International Credentials

For Admission to a Master's or Doctoral program

The information provided here is a guide in determining how your academic credentials compare to York's minimum admission requirements. There is no definitive answer to your admission eligibility until your entire application package has been reviewed.

Applicants from countries not listed below are also encouraged to apply. Refer to the general reference guidelines listed below and the minimum admission requirements for each program.

General Reference Guidelines:

  • The qualifications listed are considered generally equivalent to York University's four-year Honours Bachelor's degree with a minimum grade of B.
  • Some programs have higher than a "B" admission requirement and can include additional criteria.
  • The Grading System referenced is the most commonly applied system for each country.
  • Three year first cycle undergraduate degrees from institutions that meet the criteria set forth in the Bologna Declaration may be acceptable as the equivalent of an undergraduate honours degree.