ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS & ELIGIBILITY
Bachelor’s Program & Local/Associate Diploma Eligibility:
To join a Bachelor’s Program or a Local/Associate Diploma at SAE, a student must be holding a Jordanian General Secondary Certificate (Tawjihi/Grade 12) or an equivalent qualification certificate.
- A minimum GPA of 60% (after Jordanian equivalency) is required for any Bachelor’s degree at SAE.
- A GPA ranging between 50% and 59% (after Jordanian equivalency) is eligible to join the Local/Associate Diploma for two years.
Training Diploma Eligibility:
A student with an incomplete foreign or Jordanian certificate is eligible to enrol in the Training Diploma program for two years.
International (non-Jordanian) and Jordanian students holding foreign secondary certificates (British GCE, SAT, International Baccalaureate, or an American High School Diploma, etc.), obtained inside the kingdom or abroad, can be accepted at SAE after providing an equivalency of the certificate from The Ministry of Education in Jordan. Visit the Ministry of Education/Authentication and Equivalence of Certificates Section on their website to know more about the rules, conditions, and requirements for certificate equalization. The GPA after Jordanian equivalency will determine the degree a student is eligible to study at SAE, as explained above.
Students holding a Jordanian Community College Diploma/Associate Diploma (from SAE or another college) and who have passed the Shamel Comprehensive Exam with an average of no less than (68) are accepted in equivalent BA majors as listed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
Domestic students have to provide additional evidence of language skills and complete one of the following during the first semester of studying at SAE (required for all BA/Diploma courses):
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A band score of 5.5 or higher (Academic Test), OR
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Score of 46 or higher, OR
- Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic score of 43 or higher.
Short Courses Requirements & Eligibility:
There are no requirements regarding previous academic attainment or English proficiency. However, there are some courses that require prerequisite knowledge. Contact a Career Advisor at your Campus for further details.
To find out about Domestic Study Pathways and Credit Transfer, click here.