Applicants who are completing the IB Diploma will be considered for admission upon presenting passes with an acceptable standing in a minimum of six subjects, of which three must be at the higher level.
The minimum total score requirement is 24. Some programs are more competitive and may require a higher minimum score for admission. Mathematical Studies will not be accepted for programs that require a mathematics prerequisite. Laurier will accept IB predicted grades for early admission consideration.
Applicants completing individual IB courses in conjunction with another educational system will be assessed on the basis of their entire academic record. Transfer credits will also be considered for higher level courses with a minimum score of five. Students who have completed the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay with a minimum grade of B in each, will be eligible to receive 1.0 junior transfer credit. A maximum of 3.0 credits may be awarded. All required courses can be presented at either the higher or standard level.
To view the specific IB requirements for your program of interest, visit the program page.
We welcome students with AP courses. Transfer credit will be awarded on a case-by-case basis for AP exams successfully completed with a minimum grade of four, up to a maximum of 3.0 credits. Applicants are encouraged to provide us with detailed course descriptions. Official College Board test results must be submitted for transfer credit assessment.
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