Baccalaureate Tests in Costa Rica
Baccalaureate tests in Costa Rica is undertaken to go on to higher education or obtain some other professional qualification.
Baccalaureate Tests for Formal Education
In formal education, there are two tests- bachelor academic and technical high school. The technical high school test consists of professional advice on one of the specialities of the academic offerings. There are 2 sessions- extraordinary and ordinary. Baccalaureate tests for formal education are supported by state and free of charge.
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed year 11 in order to get into academic colleges/schools, and year 12 for technical schools/colleges.
Baccalaureate Tests for Mature Enough
This test is for students whose age is over 18 to get the bachelor of media education. This test is held twice every year.
Eligibility: In order to undertake this test, candidates are required to have passed year 9, i.e. third cycle of general basic education (EGB).
Baccalaureate Tests for Diversified Distance Education
The baccalaureate tests for diversified distance education are part of the Open Education Programme. These tests are for young people and adults who could not finish high school or specialized education due to some reasons.
Also, there are diagnostic tests used in basic general education cycles and international events such as International Baccalaureate (IB), and PISA.