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Official English language documents are required.  If the institution attended issues documents in English, third-party translations cannot be considered official academic records.  English translations must bear the original stamp of the institution attended or certified translator and be submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the appropriate authority. 

Students enrolled at international high schools should refer to the requirements for the country in which their high school’s curriculum is recognized.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at iss@umsl.edu.

Please Select the Country Where You Studied

Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Russian Federation
Bangladesh Laos Singapore
Bhutan Macau Sri Lanka
Brunei Malaysia Taiwan
Cambodia Maldives Tajikistan
China Mongolia Thailand

Hong Kong Myanmar (Burma) Timor-Leste
India Nepal Turkmenistan
Indonesia Pakistan Uzbekistan
Japan Philippines Vietnam

South Korea

Afghanistan

Higher Education

Diploma and grade report/transcript issued by the university attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.
 
Note Regarding Transcript Evaluations: International Student Services will accept a "course-by-course" evaluation from World Education Services (WES) in place of official international transcripts and degree certificates.  If WES is unable to evaluate academic documents from your institution, please contact us at iss@umsl.edu.  Do not independently select a different third-party evaluation service.

Secondary Education

Baccalaureate Certificate or 12 Grade Graduation Certificate, along with grade reports for each year of study.  Documents must be stamped and verified by the issuing authority.  The documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the issuing authority or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the issuing authority or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
 
Note Regarding Transcript Evaluations: International Student Services will accept a "course-by-course" evaluation from World Education Services (WES) in place of official international transcripts and degree certificates.  If WES is unable to evaluate academic documents from your institution, please contact us at iss@umsl.edu.  Do not independently select a different third-party evaluation service.

Bangladesh 
Higher Education

Individual result cards and degree certificates issued in English by the university attended.  College-issued result cards cannot be considered.  Result cards must reflect individual grades for all attempted coursework, including elective and subsidiary subjects.  Each page must be stamped and verified by Controller of Examinations at the University.  The documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Controller of Examinations at the University, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the Controller of Examinations at the University.

Secondary Education

Secondary and Higher Secondary examination result cards issued by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.  Documents must be stamped and verified by the appropriate authority.  The documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.

Bhutan
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and graduation certificate issued by the university attended. Documents must be stamped and verified by the appropriate authority.  The documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Ministry of Education, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the Ministry of Education.

Secondary Education

Statements of marks and certificates for Secondary education (Class-X) and Higher Secondary education (Class-XII).  Documents must be stamped and verified by the appropriate authority.  The documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Ministry of Education, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the Ministry of Education.

Brunei 
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university attended.  The documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Registrar's Office, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the Registrar's Office at the University.

Secondary Education

Examination results for GCE O-Level and AS/A-Level exams. O-Level exams must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the examining body.  AS/A-Level exam results must be mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body.

Cambodia
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and graduation certificate issued by the university attended. Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution attended, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended.

Secondary Education

Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Baccalauréat) along with grade reports for each year of study.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution attended, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended.

China 
Higher Education

Academic transcripts, graduation certificates (毕业证书) and degree certificates (结业证书) issued in Chinese and English by the university attended.  Each page must bear the university’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.
 
Alternatively, you can arrange for your documents to be verified by CDGDC or CHESICC.  Students using CDGDC or CHESICC must have an English language verification report sent directly to UMSL.

Secondary Education

Academic transcript and degree certificate (高级中学 (高中) 毕业证书) in Chinese and English in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.  Each page must bear the high school’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution attended, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended.
 
Alternatively, you can arrange for your documents or exam scores (Gaokao, Huikao, Xueye Shuiping Ceshi) to be verified by CDGDC or CHESICC.  Students using CDGDC or CHESICC must have an English language verification report sent directly to UMSL.

Hong Kong 
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university attended.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Examination results for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education, HKCEE or HKALE. Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Hong Kong Examinations Authority, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the Hong Kong Examinations Authority.

India 
Higher Education

Individual mark sheets (semester or year) and degree certificates issued or attested by the Controller of Examinations or Registrar’s Office of the institution responsible for conducting the examinations.  The documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the issuing authority. 

Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree from India

UMSL recognizes certain three-year degrees from India as equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.  In order to be evaluated as equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s degree, the degree must:

All other degrees, including those awarded by eligible institutions in the Pass class, will be evaluated as equal to three years of undergraduate study, but not a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
 
It is strongly recommended that students applying to the Graduate School whose three-year degree is not equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s degree possess a Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s degree.

Secondary Education

Attested 10 and 10+2 examination certificates issued by the appropriate Examination Board.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the appropriate authority, or [2] attested and submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended or the appropriate Examination Board.

Indonesia 
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the university attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Diplomas and grade reports for SMP (Lower Secondary) and SMA (Upper Secondary) examinations.  Each page must bear the stamp or seal of the school attended.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Japan 
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the high school.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Kyrgyzstan
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the university attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education

Certificate of Secondary Education with Table of Grades or Supplement to the Diploma indicating all exams taken and grades obtained.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Laos
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education

Upper Secondary School Diploma and certificate of examination results.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Macau
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education

Academic transcripts and Senior Secondary School Certificate issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Malaysia 
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Official examination results issued by the examining body.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body, or [2] attested and submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the appropriate authority.

Maldives
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Examination results for GCSE and AS/A-Level examinations sent directly to UMSL by the examining body. GCSE exams may be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the examining body.  AS/A-Level exam results must be mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body.

Mongolia
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

School Leaving Certificate and grade report indicating all exams taken and grades obtained issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution attended, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended.

Myanmar (Burma)
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Examination results for the Matriculation Examination issued by the Myanmar Board of Examinations.  Each page must bear the appropriate stamp or seal.  Documents must be [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Myanmar Board of Examinations, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended or by the Myanmar Board of Examinations.

Nepal
Higher Education

Academic transcripts / mark sheets and degree certificates issued in English by the university awarding the degree.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Intermediate Certificate and School Leaving Certificate with marks for all examinations issued in English by the Higher Secondary Education Board.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Higher Secondary Education Board, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school attended or the Higher Secondary Education Board.

Pakistan
Higher Education

Degree Certificates and all Individual Mark Sheets/Result Cards in English issued or attested by the Controller of Examinations or Registrar’s Office of the awarding institution.  The documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the issuing authority.
 
Alternatively, if you attended a university or institute of technology, you may arrange for your documents to be attested by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. (HEC)  The documents must be mailed directly to UMSL by the HEC or submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the HEC. 
 
Note Regarding Transcript Evaluations: International Student Services will accept a "course-by-course" evaluation from World Education Services (WES) in place of official international transcripts and degree certificates.  If WES is unable to evaluate academic documents from your institution, please contact us at iss@umsl.edu.  Do not independently select a different third-party evaluation service.

Secondary Education

Certificates and marks for the SSC and HSC/IEC issued in English by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.  Documents must be verified by the Controller of Examinations.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the appropriate authority, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the institution attended or the appropriate Board.

Philippines
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and diplomas issued in English by the institution attended.  If multiple institutions were attended for a single degree, transcripts are only required for the last institution attended.  Documents should be: [1] sent directly to UMSL by the institutions attended, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Academic transcripts and diplomas issued in English by the institution attended.  Documents should be: [1] sent directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Russian Federation
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the university attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Alternatively, you may arrange for your documents to be verified by apostille through the authorized body of education.  The documents must be mailed directly to UMSL by the authorized body or submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the authorized body.

Secondary Education

Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with supplement indicating all subjects and grades attained.  Documents should be: [1] sent directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Alternatively, you may arrange for your documents to be verified by apostille through the authorized body of education.  The documents must be mailed directly to UMSL by the authorized body or submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the authorized body.

Singapore
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Examination results for GCE O-Level and AS/A-Level exams. O-Level exams must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the examining body.  AS/A-Level exam results must be mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body.

South Korea
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the high school.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Sri Lanka
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the University Registrar. Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Examination results for GCE O-Level and AS/A-Level exams. O-Level exams must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the examining body.  AS/A-Level exam results must be mailed directly to UMSL by the examining body.

Taiwan
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the high school.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Thailand
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued in English by the university.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the high school.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Tajikistan
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education

Certificate of Secondary Education with Table of Grades or Supplement to the Diploma indicating all exams taken and grades obtained.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Timor-Leste
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education  

Ensino Secundario Diploma examination results.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the Ministry of Education, or [2] attested and submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by either the institution attended or the Ministry of Education.

Turkmenistan
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education

Certificate of Secondary Education with Supplement to the Diploma indicating all exams taken and grades obtained.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Uzbekistan
Higher Education

Academic transcripts and degree certificates issued by the institution attended.  Each page must bear the University’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University.

Secondary Education

Certificate of Secondary Education with Table of Grades or Supplement to the Diploma indicating all exams taken and grades obtained.  Each page must bear the institution’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.

Vietnam
Higher Education

Academic transcripts, graduation and degree certificates issued in English by the university.  Each page must bear the university’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the institution, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the University Registrar.

Secondary Education

Graduation Diploma for Upper Secondary Education and study book (Hoc Ba).  Each page must bear the high school’s stamp or seal.  Documents must be: [1] mailed directly to UMSL by the high school, or [2] submitted in a sealed envelope that has been stamped by the high school.