IB HL Exam Credit

This document was last updated on February 7, 2019 and is subject to change.

This IB credit information applies to students entering the University in the Fall 2018 semester or later.

Students entering prior to Fall 2018 will find the applicable IB credit information in the Bulletin of Information for the academic year they entered the University of Notre Dame. These documents can be found at https://registrar.nd.edu/BOI/BOI.php.

An official Transcript of Examination Grades must be sent by the IB Office (New York, Geneva, or London) directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or the Office of the First Year of Studies. The University generally awards credit for IB higher-level examinations passed with scores of 6 or above. The University does not give credit for subsidiary-level examinations.


Subject Score Required Credits Awarded ND Equivalent Course ND Courses Credited
IB - American History 6 3 HIST 10010 HIST 10091
IB - Anthropology 6 3 ANTH 10109 ANTH 10109
IB - Arabic 6 10 MEAR 10001, MEAR 10002 MEAR 10001, MEAR 10002
IB - Biology 6 6 BIOS 10101, BIOS 10107 BIOS 10091, BIOS 10097
IB - Biology 7 8 BIOS 10161/11161, BIOS 10161, 11162 BIOS 10098, BIOS 10099
IB - Chemistry 6 3 CHEM 10101 CHEM 10091
IB - Chemistry 7 4 CHEM 10171 CHEM 10097
IB - Chinese 6 5 EALC 10111 EALC 10111
IB - Economics 6 6 ECON 10010, ECON 10020 ECON 10091, ECON 10092
IB - English 6 3 WR 13100 WR 13100
IB - French 6 8 ROFR 10101, ROFR 10102 ROFR 10101, ROFR 10102
IB - German 6 8 GE 10101, GE 10102 GE 10101, GE 10102
IB - Greek 6 8 CLGR 10001, CLGR 10002 CLGR 10001, CLGR 10002
IB - Italian 6 8 ROIT 10101, ROIT 10102 ROIT 10101, ROIT 10102
IB - Japanese 6 5 EALJ 10111 EALJ 10111
IB - Latin 6 8 CLLA 10001, CLLA 10002 CLLA 10001, CLLA 10002
IB - Math 7 8 MATH 10550, MATH 10560 MATH 10095, MATH 10096
IB - Physics 6 6 PHYS 10111, PHYS 10222 PHYS 10091, PHYS 10092
IB - Physics 7 8 PHYS 10310, PHYS 10320 PHYS 10093, PHYS 10094
IB - Psychology 6 3 PSY 10000 PSY 10091
IB - Russian 6 8 RU 10101, RU 10102 RU 10101, RU 10102
IB - Spanish 6 8 ROSP 10101, ROSP 10102 ROSP 10101, ROSP 10102