Degree Equivalencies

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  For entrance into the Master's program:

  • Successful completion of a Licenciado / Licenciatura or Titulo from a recognized university;
  • A minimum grade of 8 on a 10 point grading scale or bien, where a typical grading scale is:
UM Scale Mexican Scale
A+ 9.5-10 (95-100% or Muy bien)
A 9-9.4 (90-94% or Muy bien)
B+ 8.5-8.9 (85-89% or Bien)
B 8-8.4 (80-84% or Bien)
C+ 7-7.9 (70-79% or Sufficient)
C 6-6.9 (60-69% or Sufficient)
F 0-5.9 (0-59% or Fail)

  For entrance into the PhD program:

  • Requirements listed above (see Master’s program) plus successful completion of a Maestria (Master’s) degree from a recognized institution.


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