ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS & ELIGIBILITY
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 below:
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 an overseas qualification equivalent to the Jordanian General Secondary Certificate (Tawjihi/Grade 12).
- 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 certificate is eligible to enrol in the Training Diploma program for two years.
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
International 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.
Unsure if you are eligible or meet the entry requirements?
Talk to an SAE Course Advisor who can help you.
Don’t know if your overseas school certificate is equivalent to Jordanian General Secondary Education Certificate (grade 12)?
Email a copy of all your education records, and SAE’s International Admissions team will review and advise.
To find out about International Study Pathways and Credit Transfer, click here.