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SECONDARY SCHOOL DOCUMENTATION GUIDE

Stony Brook is a selective institution. We will give your application individual attention, weighing many factors to gauge your potential to succeed at Stony Brook. We will consider the following forms of documentation from these nations:



ALGERIA
Baccalaureat.

AUSTRALIA
Australian Capital Territory - Tertiary Entrance Statement.
New South Wales - Higher School Certificate/Tertiary Entrance Scores.
Northern Territory - Senior Secondary Assessment Board South Australian Certificate.
Queensland - Senior Examination Certificate/T.E. Scores.

South Australia - Year 12 Certificate of Achievement /Senior Secondary Assessment Board South Australian Certificate (SSABSA).
Tasmania - Higher School Certificate.
Victoria - Victorian Certificate of Education/T.E. Scores.
Western Australia - Certificate of Secondary Education/T.E. Scores.

AUSTRIA
Reifezeugnis/Matura.

BAHAMAS
General Certificate of Education (GCE) - see Commonwealth Caribbean and GCE sections.

BELGIUM
Certificat d'enseignment secondaire superieur OR Getuigschrift van hoger secondair onderwiis OR Bekwaamheids diploma.

CANADA
Ontario - grade 12, Quebec - minimum of CEGEP year 1, Other provinces - grade 12.

CENTRAL AMERICA
Successful completion of high school.

CHINA (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF)
Successful completion of high school.

COMMONWEALTH CARIBBEAN
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Secondary Education Certificate (with grades of 1 or 2 general proficiency) is considered equivalent to passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level examinations in the United Kingdom. In addition to GCE Ordinary levels or CXC courses, applicants must present a minimum of two acceptable Advanced level courses - see GCE section.

CYPRUS
Apolytirion/Lise Biffrme Diploasi.

DENMARK
Studentereksamen OR Hojere Forberdelseseksamen/Hojere Handelseksamen.

EAST AFRICA
East African General Certificate of Education - see GCE section.

EGYPT
Thanawiya A'ama.

ETHIOPIA
Successful completion of high school.

FINLAND
Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen (Matriculation Certificate).

FRANCE
Baccalaureat de l'enseignement du second degreé.

GERMANY
Reifezeugnis OR Arbitur.

GHANA
General Certificate of Education (GCE) OR Baccalauréat - see GCE section.

GREECE
Apolytirion.

GUYANA
General Certificate of Education - see GCE section.

HAITI
Baccalaureat, Partie II.

HONG KONG
General Certificate of Education (see United Kingdom and Commonwealth) OR the Hong Kong Higher Level Examination Certificate in combination with GCE Advanced Level Examination Certificate OR the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations - see GCE section.

HUNGARY
Erettsegi/Matura.

ICELAND
Studentsprof.

INDIA
Successful completion of high school, grade 12 or 10 + 2.

INDONESIA
SMA Diploma.

IRELAND(REPUBLIC OF)
Leaving Certificate OR Honors Leaving Certificate OR Ardteistméireacht.

ISRAEL
Bagrut.

ITALY
Diploma di Maturtia (Classica or Scientifica).

JAPAN
Katogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate).

JORDAN
Tawjihi.

KENYA
The Kenya Certificate of Education OR Kenyan Advanced Certificate of Education and General Certificate of Education OR the Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education see GCE section.

KOREA
Successful completion of high school.

KUWAIT
Shahadat-al-Thanawai-al-aama.

LEBANON/LIBAN
Baccalauréat, Partie II OR first year at a recognized institution of higher learning.

MALAYSIA
Sijil Pelarian Malaysia - passes in these examinations are considered as equivalent to passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level - see GCE Section. Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia - passes in these examinations are considered as equivalent to passes in the GCE Advanced Level - see GCE section.

MEXICO
Successful completion of high school.

MOROCCO
Baccalauréat.

NETHERLANDS
Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschoppelijk Onderwijs (VWO).

NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand Universities' Entrance Board Examination.

NIGERIA
West Africa School Certificate OR General Certificate of Education (GCE) - see GCE section.

NORWAY
Vitnemal (den Videregaede Skolen).

PAKISTAN
BA, or BCom, BSc, degree in the first or second division.

PHILIPPINES
Successful completion of high school.

POLAND
Swiadectwo Dojrzakosci/Matura.

PORTUGAL
Certificate of Secondary Education (Carto Do Curso Complementar Liceus) OR Certificado Ensino Secundario.

ROMANIA
Diploma de Baccalaureat.

RWANDA
Successful completion of high school.

SAUDI ARABIA
Successful completion of high school.

SINGAPORE
General Certificate of Education (GCE) - see GCE section.

SOMALIA
Senior Matriculation Certificate.

SOUTH AFRICA
Matriculation Certificate (of the Joint Matriculation Board).

SOUTH AMERICA
Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning.

FORMER SOVIET UNION - COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
Includes; Aremenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakstan, Kyrgzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenstan, Ukraine and Uzebeistan - Attestat o Srednem Obrazovannii.

SPAIN
Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU).

SRI LANKA
General Certificate of Education (GCE) - see GCE section.

SUDAN
Successful completion of high school.

SWEDEN
Studentexamen OR Avgangsbetyg.

SWITZERLAND
Maturiatszeugnis OR Certificat de Maturité OR Attestato de Maturia OR Baccalauréat.

SYRIA
Al Shahada Al Thanawiya/Baccalauréat.

TAIWAN
Successful completion of high school.

THAILAND
Successful completion of high school.

TURKEY
Devlet Lise Diplomas/Lise Bitirme Diplomasi.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tawjihiyya.

UNITED KINGDOM AND COMMONWEALTH
The General Certificate of Education (UK examining boards) OR the Cambridge Overseas and Higher Certificates - see GCE section.

VIETNAM
Tu Tai Po Thong OR Baccalaaureat, Parti II.

WEST AFRICA
West Africa Certificate of Education - see GCE section


GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE)
Applicants with the GCE are preferred to present one of the following two combinations:
(a) two Advanced Level passes and three Ordinary Level/GCSE passes OR
(b) three Advanced Level passes and one Ordinary Level/GCSE passes

 

 




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