General Entrance Requirements - North and Central America (including Caribbean)

Listed below are our general entrance requirements by countries. For detail program-specific requirements, please click on the hyperlink within each country entrance requirement. If there is no hyperlink, please click here for general admission requirements or contact the Admissions Office at international_students@umanitoba.ca for country-specific equivalencies.

International applicants are also required to meet our English language proficiency requirement

Country General Entrance Requirements
Bahamas Bahamas General Certificate of Education (GCE) – 2 A Level Courses (or equivalent)
Barbados Barbados Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Certificate (CAPE)
Belize Belize Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Certificate (CAPE)
Bermuda Bermuda General Certificate of Education (GCE) – 2 A Level Courses (or equivalent)
Costa Rica Costa Rica Bachillerato
Cuba Cuba Preuniversitario or Bachillerato
El Salvador El Salvador Bachillerato General
Guatemala Guatemala Bachillerato
Honduras Honduras Bachillerato
Jamaica Jamaica Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Certificate (CAPE)
Mexico Mexico Certificato de Bachillerato
Nicaragua Nicaragua Bachillerato en Humanidades/Ciencias
Panama Panama Diploma de Educación Media or Bachillerato
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Senior High School Graduation Certificate/Diploma
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad & Tobago Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Certificate (CAPE)
United States United States Senior High School Graduation Certificate/Diploma

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Common International Curricula include the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE).