Required Secondary Education Documents

The A to Z list below provides links to information on the secondary education credentials required for admission to the University of Arkansas. The tables are arranged by country. Select the country where you are completing your secondary education to verify the title of the credential required for admission.

The tables below will also provide information regarding how to submit official records in an acceptable format. It is critical that your records remain in a sealed envelope from the appropriate authority listed in the table. Official records can be submitted via post or hand-delivered so long as they remain sealed. Official records are only required after the final admission decision has been made. You may submit electronic copies of your secondary credentials for evaluation purposes.

To verify whether or not you are required to submit secondary education documents, please refer to the Admission Requirements listed for your admission category: New Freshmen, Transfer Freshmen, or Transfer Students.

The International Admissions Office reserves the right to request additional documentation or clarification on a case by case basis. Please contact us iao@uark.edu if you have any questions regarding this list.

International Examinations

Examination Required Credential Official when sealed in envelope from…
Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Official results Certificate (CSEC results must also be submitted with this credential) Caribbean Examinations Council*
Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Official, attested results Certificate High School, or Caribbean Examinations Council
General Certificate of Education (GCE): Advanced Subsidiary & Advanced (AS&A) Official results Certificate (IGCSE results or country-specific, lower-secondary records must also be submitted with this credential) Examination Authority*
General Certificate of Secondary Education Official, attested results Certificate High School, or Examination Authority
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Official, attested results Certificate High School, or Examination Authority
International Baccalaureate (IB) Official IB Diploma and Transcript International Baccalaureate Organization*
*Please note that certificates with advanced level results must come directly from the examination authority in order to be accepted for transfer credit consideration.