IBA Selection Points

 
  • Grades 75%: Your average grade counts the most for the final ranking. The lower your grades, the fewer selection points you'll receive. If you do not meet the minimum grade average listed for your diploma, we advise you to apply elsewhere.
  • Motivation 25%: You will answer 3 motivation questions when applying
You must also meet the minimum English and Mathematics requirements listed for your diploma type.

 

All categories

Diploma name

  • Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore

General Requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for an averge grade of 8 or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

Last update:
Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Diploma name

  • VWO (profiel: natuurwetenschappen/Mens & maatschappij-wetenschappen en
    Humaniora)

General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of (unrounded) 7.0 for mathematics A or (unrounded) 6.0 for mathematics B.
    Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English minimum (unrounded) grade of 7.0 or IB English International Baccalaureate (IB) English A Higher Level certificate minimum grade 4 or IB English A Standard Level Certificate minimum grade 5. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirement may choose to take the English language test.
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points

  • Granted for an average grade of 7.0 or higher

Additional information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 


Have you graduated? For English and mathematics RSM calculates the average of your unrounded school exam (SE) grade and national exam (CE) grade. To calculate your average grade, RSM uses the final rounded grades.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Wednesday, 14 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Higher School Certificate / Certificate of Education

General requirements

  • Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Year 12 Certificate: average grade minimum of B (High Standard of Achievement) 
  • New South Wales Higher School Certificate: average grade minimum of Distinction
  • Queensland Certificate of Education: average grade minimum of B (high achievement) 
  • South Australia and Northern Territory Certificate of Education:  average grade minimum of B 
  • Tasmanian Certificate of Education: average grade minimum of CA (Commendable achievement)
  • Victorian Certificate of Education: average grade minimum of B 
  • Western Australian Certificate of Education: average grade minimum of B (High Achievement) 
  • IBA mathematics exam required for all diplomas 
  • English language test (if the language of instruction of the entire programme was not in English) 
  • Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR): minimum of 85. For Queensland: Overall Position (OP 1-8) instead of ATAR AND
  • Tertiary Entrance Score (TES): minimum of 80
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points

  • Granted for ATAR score of 85 or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams (ATAR) will be used to calculate your average grade. 

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Tuesday, 13 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Reifezeugnis / Reifeprüfungszeugnis 
  • Reife- und Diplomprüfungszeugnis 

General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of 2 (gut) for Reifezeugnis / Reifeprüfungszeugnis
  • IBA mathematics exam required for applicants with the Reife- und Diplomprüfungszeugnis. Applicants with Reifezeugnis / Reifeprüfungszeugnis  who do not meet the mathematics grade requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam  
  • English minimum grade of 2 (gut) (English language test optional)
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points

  • Granted for an average grade of  2 (gut) or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades is not accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Tuesday, 13 September 2022

 

Diploma name

  • Orta Tahsil Haqqinda Attestat

General Requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for average grade of 4 (yaxsi) or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

Last update:
Thursday, 25 August 2022

Diploma name

  • Atestat ab agul’nai syarednyai adukatsyi (Certificate of General Secondary Education) 

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for average grade of 8 or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

Last update:
Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Diploma Secundair Onderwijs, stream Algemeen Secundair Onderwijs (ASO) 
  • Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (Général)
  • Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts

General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of 70% for ASO / for CESS mathematics/science 5 hours mathematics with minimum grade B
  • IBA mathematics exam for ASO with profile Humane Wetenschappen, Grieks/Moderne Talen, Latijn/Moderne Talen and for CESS less than 5 hours math/science
  • Applicants who are exempt but who do not meet the mathematics grade requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam.
  • English minimum grade of 70% (if the language of instruction is Dutch/Flemish)
  • English language test (mandatory if the language of instruction is French or if the language of instruction is Dutch/Flemish but applicants do not meet the English grade requirement)
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points 

  • Granted for average grade of 70% / Band higher

Additional Information

  • Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.
  • *)When students submit a grade list using a broad range of possible (letter)grades per subject, RSM will calculate the average grade by using the average/middle grade in the range. Since we do not know exactly where the student's actual grade lays within such a range, we will take the middle grade.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

Last update:
Wednesday, 14 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Certificado de Conclusão de 2° Grau/ Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio AND
  • an ENEM score of minimum 600

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for an average grade of  7.0 (or 80) (or MS/B)  

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade. 

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Secondary Education) (academic stream) Диплома за среднo образование 

General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum grade of 5 (taken up until the final year)
    Applicants who do not meet the mathematics grade requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam
  • English language test
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points

  • Granted for average grade of 5 or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

 

Last update:
Monday, 24 October 2022

Diploma name

  • Canadian High School Diploma* / Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales (DEC) pré-universitaire / Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with at least 6 Grade 12 University Preparation (U) Courses (M courses are not accepted) 

Grade requirements 

Selection points

  • Granted for an average grade of B/75% or higher

Additional Information

*High School Diploma should contain a relatively large number of 11th & 12th year academic courses.

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade. 

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Friday, 16 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Gaozhong (Senior middle school graduation certificate) AND
  • GaoKao

General requirements

  • IBA mathematics exam
  • English language test
  • GaoKao: minimum score 550 (exceptions: 484 for applicants from Shanghai province; 660 for applicants from Hainan province) AND preferably at least one year of university education (at a recognised institution) 
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points

  • Granted for an average grade of 80 (out of 100) / 120 (out of 150) or higher

Additional Information

Note: Applicants from China are only eligible for the NUFFIC certificate if they successfully pass the IELTS or TOEFL (iBT).

Submit an official list signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades is not accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or GaoKao will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Diploma name

  • Bachiller Académico AND
  • ICFES Saber 11 Examen de Estado

General requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for an average grade of 8.0 (out of 10) or 4.0 (out of 5)

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average. 

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Diploma name

Svjedodžba o državnoj maturi 

General Requirements

Selection points

  • Granted for average grade of 4

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or (national) exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Last update:
Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Diploma name

  • VWO diploma (all profiles)

General requirements

  • Mathematics minimum (unrounded) grade of 7.0 for mathematics A or minimum (unrounded) grade of 6.0 for mathematics B. Applicants who do not meet the mathematics requirement may choose to take the IBA mathematics exam.
  • English minimum (unrounded) grade of 7.0 or IB English International Baccalaureate (IB) English A Higher Level certificate minimum grade 4 or IB English A Standard Level Certificate minimum grade 5. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirement may choose to take the English language test.
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking

Selection points

  • Granted for average grade of 7.0 or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? For English and mathematics RSM calculates the average of your unrounded school exam (SE) grade and national exam (CE) grade. To calculate your average grade, RSM uses the final rounded grades.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Diploma name

  • Apolytirion Lykeio/Απολυτήριον Λυκείου (from a public school)* (Greek-Cypriot) 
    with the specialisation classical studies and humanities, or foreign languages and European studies, or economic sciences, or natural sciences/life sciences/information science/technology

General requirements

  • IBA mathematics exam
  • English language test
  • Applicants who do not meet these requirements will be placed in the lower tiers of the ranking
  • with specialisation classical 
  • *Students attending a private, international school and follow a US or UK curriculum are referred to the corresponding countries for the requirements. Apolytirio or Lise school leaving equivalent certificates are not accepted.

Selection points

  • Granted for average grade of 18 or higher

Additional Information

Submit an official list of grades signed by your mentor or school representative. A screenshot or self-made Word/excel document with your grades will not be accepted. Make sure that RSM can see from your transcripts how the grades were determined. If your school uses a different grading system or different calculations, this should be clearly indicated otherwise you run the risk that your grades will be interpreted incorrectly.

Are you in the final year of high school? RSM uses the grades of the penultimate year (year before your final year) and the grades you have obtained so far from your final year (until December) for the evaluation. This allows us to evaluate each applicant based on a full year of grades. 

Have you graduated? The results of your final year and/or national exams will be used to calculate your average grade.

Find out how to apply

Disclaimer: These requirements are subject to change without prior notice. No rights may be derived from this publication. Please note that the RSM Admissions Office ultimately decides if the level and content of your education is sufficient and comparable to the Dutch secondary school system.

Last update:
Friday, 9 September 2022