In 2015 - 2016, various colleges had various policies concerning IB
course ACCEPTANCE for college credit. The kids at Pittsburgh Obama Academy in Pittsburgh Public Schools got these insights from their teacher, Mr. Ehman, the IB Coordinator and Film teacher at the school. He researched the schools based upon an expressed interest from the rising seniors.
This complied list has the college name and what is offered to incoming freshmen in terms of college credits that is earned in high school. Do reconfirm this
receive credit for a maximum of 20 semester credit hours (five
courses). HL offerings 5,6,7 must submit to the school to determine
Each score of 6
or 7 on Higher Level Exams will earn advanced placement units and
will generally satisfy a core requirement.
Theatre, Vis Arts = 3 credits
History = 6
English = 6
German, Japanese HL = 6 credits
Scores of 5,6,
and 7 will earn 8 credits for the following IB areas.
Languages, History, Visual Arts, English
One or two Brown
courses for a grade of 5 or 6 or higher, depending on the department.
Foreign Languages, Students must contact the school for all other HL
recipients, with a minimum score of 5 on each of the six subject
examinations, will be awarded six course credits toward their degree
requirements at Bucknell. Diploma recipients who do not meet the
minimum score requirements will receive course credit for only those
higher level courses passed with a score of 5 or higher. IB
Certificates students (non-diploma) will receive course credits for
each higher level course passed with an examination score of 5 or
higher. No credit is awarded for standard-level courses except as
noted for IB Diploma recipients.
Exams ONLY. Passing scores of 5,6,7...
Music, Theater, Vis Arts, English, Foreign Languages
offers course credit for scores of 5,6,7 for MOST HIGHER LEVEL
as Credits are awarded in a case by case basis.
Credit earned for
courses in the IB Programme may be applied to certain general
education requirements or to electives as described. Course credit
is only granted for grades of 6 or 7 on Higher-Level IB Exams.
graduates who score well on their higher level exams will be awarded
credit. Include your IB Candidate # when applying to Clemson. Scores
of 4,5,6,and 7 will be awarded credits.
Foreign Language, History, Music, Theatre, Vis Arts.
transfer credit only for exams taken at Higher Level. Students
receive the equivalent of one year of credit (usually 6 points) for
any Higher Level exam on which they receive a 6 or 7.
have earned the IB DIPLOMA to be considered for credits. HL exams
only, scores of 5,6,7. Credits will be automatically awarded for
English & History. Credits may be awarded in a case by case
The University of
Denver offers college credit for students who have taken and scored
well on International Baccalaureate Higher Level Exams. A maximum of
45 credit hours can be awarded. Scores of 4,5,6, and 7 will be
Students who have
taken International Baccalaureate courses will be granted general
college credit for HL IB exams in which they achieve grades of 5 or
better. The registrar can review credits for fulfillment of
awards advanced standing and or credit to students who have achieved
superior performance on International Baccalaureate Higher Level
Examinations. Standard Level Exams are not considered. Scores of 6
or 7 are accepted for the following IB courses English, History.
University may award academic credits to students completing the
diploma with a total score of 30 or above. Credits will be awarded
at the discretion of a Duquesne University academic advisor.
Students who do
not complete the IB diploma are able to receive advanced standing
credit for IB HL subjects with scores of 5, 6, or 7. IB standard
level scores of 6 or 7 will be accepted in foreign languages for a
maximum of eight semester hours per language.
No credit will be
given for other standard level courses.
for Higher Level Examinations only... Score of 5 or above for Film,
History, Language A, Language B, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts (You
will earn 4 semester hours for each)
We will award
three semester hours of college credit for scores of five, six, or
seven on the higher level International Baccalaureate examinations in
the subject areas offered in Emory College of Arts and Sciences.
Emory college of
arts and sciences does not grant credit for the HL Visual Arts IB