IB HL Exam Credit

This document was last updated on March 22, 2018 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.


IB Credit Table
IB Higher Level Exam Score Required Credits Awarded  
Biology 6 6  
Biology 7 8  
Chemistry 6 3  
Chemistry 7 4  
Economics 6 6  
English 6 3  
Foreign Languages      

Arabic

6 10  

Chinese

6 5  

French

6 8  

German

6 8  

Greek

6 8  

Italian

6 6  

Japanese

6 5  

Latin

6 8  

Russian

6 8  

Spanish

6 8  
History of the Americas 6 3  
Mathematics 7 8  
Physics 6 6  
Physics 7 8  
Psychology 6 3  
Social & Cultural Anthropology 6 3