Evaluation Criteria

As a numerux fixus programme, IBA applicants are given selection points, which are used for ranking and selecting the top 750 applicants. The selection points are based on your grades and your motivation;
  • 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. Use the search tool below to find the criteria for your diploma.
  • 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.

Please note that all admissions related information for the 2025-2026 academic year will be updated before the application season opens on 1 October.

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Diploma name

  • New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) at level 3 ​

General requirements

  • a total of 80 credits including 60 credits on level 3 and 20 credits on level 2; with at least 3 general/academic ´approved´ NCEA subjects Achieved with Merit (M)

  • Applied/Practical subjects are not accepted 

Mathematics requirement

English langauge requirement

  • You are exempt from the English language test if you have followed your entire secondary school in New Zealand and the language of instruction is English.  

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of M (Merit) or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and/or exams 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • Graduated applicants must provide NCEA Level 3 and their Record of Achievement stating their University Entrance (UE) 
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Vitnemål for Videregående Opplæring

General requirements

  • General Studies Specialisation – mentioning og har oppnådd generell studiekompetanse 

Mathematics requirement

  • Mathematics S1+S2 with minimum grade of 4 OR Mathematics R1 with minimum grade of 3

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement 

  • Minimum grade of 4 (taken up to and including the 2nd or 3rd year) 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 4 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and exam grades, if applicable.

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • For graduates: please provide the Vitnemal including the final transcript in the original language and official translation. 
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Diplomas not listed on the website will be evaluated on an individual basis. Admissibility can only be determined after you have submitted a complete applicationApplicants are recommended to provide their diploma (if available), academic transcripts with a diploma supplement explaining your country's grading system. In most cases the following additional exams are required:

  • mathematics exam
  • English language test

Fulfilling the additional exam requirements doesn't automatically guarantee you a spot, as this also relies on your diploma level and the quality of other applicants. A highly competitive pool of applicants might reduce your chances of being selected.

For applicants in the final year of high school:  

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year).  

For graduated applicants:  

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the average of both your final school year results and national exams grades.   

Additional requirements 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 4 October 2023

Diploma name

  • Certificado Oficial de Estudios de Nivel Educación Secundaria (general stream )

Mathematics Requirement

English language requirement

Selection points 

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 17 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year. 

 Additional requirements 

  • If you have or obtain both the Certificado Oficial de Estudios and the International Baccalaureate (IB), your application will be assessed based on the IB requirements. If your IB exams take place in November, you must provide these results, which are typically released in January, by 31 January. These results will be used for the evaluation. 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 
  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci Liceum Ogolnoksztalcacego (General Lyceum) and Świadectwo Dojrzałości (Maturity Certificate)

General requirements

  • ony accepted general secondary education at a Liceum Ogólnokształcące (General Lyceum) and in combination with Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci (Maturity Certificate), awarded by the Okręgowa Komisja  Egzaminacyjna (Regional Examination Board)

Mathematics requirement

  • Mathematics Advanced/Extended level with a minimum grade of 4 (dobry) taken up until the final year and as part of your final exam. 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 4 (dobry) or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and the Matura exam grades. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • Graduated applicants must provide the Świadectwo Ukończenia Liceum Ogólnokształcącego (secondary school diploma), Wyniki Klasyfikacji Końcowe (final year transcript) and Świadectwo Dojrzałości (Maturity Certificate)
  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Diploma/Certificado / Certidão do Ensino Secundário / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação  

General requirements

  • Cursos Centíficos Humanisticos stream (ciências e tecnologías, ciências socioeconómicas or linguas e humanidades) 

Mathematics requirement 

English language requirement

Selection points 

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 16 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and national exams (if applicable).

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.

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, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Diploma de Bacalaureat (Filiera Teoretică (theoretical track))

Mathematics requirement

  • Profile Mathematics/ Computer Science or Natural Science with a minimum grade of 9

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam.

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 9 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the results achieved in both your final year of study and the national exams.  

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Attestat o Srednem Obshchem Obrazovanii (Аттестат о cреднем oбщем oбразовании) 

Mathematics Requirement

English language requirement

Selection points 

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 4 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year. 

Additional requirements  

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations.  

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, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Scottish Qualifications Certificate (SQC) 

General requirements

  • At least 6 subjects with  2 Advanced Highers (A B) and 4 Highers (A A B B)  in academic subjects

Mathematics requirement 

  • Minimum grade of B for Mathematics Advanced Higher  

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

  • Your entire education is taught in English  

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of AAABBB or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on your exam grades  

Additional requirements 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Diploma o stečenom srednem obrazovanju
  • Diploma/Uverenje o položenom maturskom ispitu 

Mathematics requirement 

English language requirement 

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 4 (Vrlo Dobar) or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the results achieved in both your final year of study and the national exams.  

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-levels

General requirements

  • Three H2 GCE A-levels in general/academic subjects (including mathematics) with grades AAB 

Mathematics requirement 

  • Minimum grade B

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam.

English language requirement 

  • Minimum grade B in English (I) GCSE (First language) or O-level 

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take an English language test

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of AAB or higher.

  • If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking.

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year (national exam). 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or a school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required. 

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 20 October 2023

Diploma name

  • Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške obtained at a Gymnazium

Mathematics requirement

  • A minimum grade of 2 for Math Seminar/Practice taken up and until the final year  

  • If you do not meet this requirement, you must take a mathematics exam

English language requirement

Selection points

You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 3 (dobry) or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and national or state exams. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 20 September 2023

Diploma name

  •  Spričevalo o Splosni Maturi from a Gimnazija 

Mathematics requirement

English language requirement

Selection points

You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 3 or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and matura examination grades. 

Additional requirements

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • Graduated applicants must also provide the Spričevalo o splošni maturi as well as the Obvestilo o uspehu pri splošni maturi 

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 21 September 2023

Diploma name

  • National Senior Certificate

General requirements

  • with the mention that the student has met the minimum requirements for admission to bachelor’s degree programmes

  • minimum 7 subjects (at least 70%) in the following accepted subjects: Economics, Geography, History, Home Language, First Additional Language, Second Official Language, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Physical Sciences, Religion Studies  

Mathematics requirement

English language requirement

  • Your education must be entirely taught in English (English as `home language`) 

  • If your education is not entirely taught in English, you must take an English language test

Selection points 

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 70% or higher. If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the results of your national exams.   

Additional requirements 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 2 February 2024

Diploma name

  • High School Certificate (Godeung Hakgyo Jolupjang)

General requirements

  • general secondary school (at a general high school or science high school).

  • College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) (Suneung)

Mathematics requirement 

English language requirement

Selection points

  • You will be granted selection points if you have a Grade Average of 80 or higher and College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT). If your grades are below this, you will not earn selection points for your final ranking

For applicants in the final year of high school: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades of your penultimate year (the year before your final year). 

For graduated applicants: 

  • Your Grade Average will be calculated based on the grades achieved during your final year and College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT). 

Additional requirements 

  • You must include the RSM diploma statement in your application. This statement must be filled in by your school counselor or school representative. If you have already graduated at the time of applying, the statement is not required.

  • In the application, you must submit official grade lists signed by your mentor or school representative. Screenshots or self-made Word/Excel documents with your grades will not be accepted. Ensure that RSM can clearly understand how the grades were determined if your school uses a different grading system or calculations. 

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, 20 September 2023