Students who have completed an IB diploma with a score of 30 or higher will be awarded 30 credits toward their UB degree, and according to faculty-approved exam articulation, toward their major and general education requirements. These IB diploma holders should contact the Office of the Registrar at 716-645-5698 for information about the evaluation of their IB diploma and exams.
Students who have completed an IB diploma with a score of 29 or less and students who did not complete a diploma are guaranteed credit for higher-level IB exams with scores of “5” or better. The credit awarded will apply toward their UB degrees and in some cases toward major and general education requirements. Articulation of IB higher-level exams for these students is available on UB’s International Baccalaureate (IB) chart (PDF).
No credit is awarded for IB English language exams taken in a non-native English-speaking country or by a student whose native language is not English. A maximum of 30 credits may be awarded for an IB diploma or IB exams.