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International Baccalaureate (IB)

IB Diploma Students

  • Duquesne 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.
  • The diploma curriculum must include at least three higher level subjects.

Non-Diploma Students

  • Students who do not complete the IB diploma are able to receive advanced standing credit for IB Higher Level 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 a list of credits awarded by discipline, please contact the Office of International Programs.