The Credentials Evaluation Service (CES) Academic Report® provides a detailed analysis of all nursing education received outside the United States. It is advisory in nature and does not make specific placement recommendations.
Who orders the Credentials Evaluations Service Academic Report®?
Nurses use the CES Academic Report® for academic admissions purposes. The CES Academic Report® includes a detailed analysis of the courses you attended along with suggested U.S. grade and credit conversions.
Benefits of the Credentials Evaluation Service Academic Report®
The CES Academic Report® is a valuable tool for academic institutions requiring a detailed analysis of the education received by an applicant. The CES Academic Report® also helps qualified applicants demonstrate the merits of their education when compared to U.S. standards, facilitating their pursuit of education in the United States.
Secondary School Information
A secondary school diploma or an external exam certificate showing highest level of secondary education received. Secondary school (high school) is a school intermediate between elementary (primary school) school and university, usually offering general, technical, vocational, or university-preparatory courses.
All documents must be in English. Secondary diplomas can be translated by an applicant or someone chosen by an applicant.
Professional Education Information
A complete academic record or transcript from each educational institution attended for the profession being evaluated.
These documents must be in English and must be translated by an official registered translator. CGFNS can translate documents for an additional fee.
Credentials Evaluation Service Academic Report Application
A detailed analysis of all nursing education received outside the United States
An application allowing for the reprocessing of an expired application. Reprocessing allows an applicant an additional year to submit necessary documentation to obtain a CES Academic Report
A service allowing for the preparation of an additional CES Academic Report after the initial report has been issued
Additional report recipients (cost per recipient)
A service allowing for additional report recipients other than the initial recipient included in the application
Additional academic credential evaluation (cost per credential)
A service for reviewing an additional academic credential in addition to the two academic credentials already included in the CES application fee
Duplicate report for applicant (cost per report)
An unofficial copy of an applicant's CES Academic Report, which is mailed to the applicant