According to an IBO report, 78.7% of students with IB diplomas are accepted by universities in the top 100 universities that is mentioned by one of the most prestigious university ranking systems such as QS Universities Rankings, Times Higher Education…
So what is the IB program? What are the benefits of IB diploma? Let’s join Everest Education (“E2”) find out more below.
International Baccalaureate (IB) is a worldwide, nonprofit education program founded to give all students the opportunity to receive an education fit for a globalizing world. There are four IB education programs. High school students will mostly be concerned with the IB Diploma Program (DP) and the Career-related Program (CP), which consist of six main subjects. The IB programs focus on fostering critical thinking and building problem-solving skills while encouraging diversity, international mindedness, curiosity, and a healthy appetite for learning and excellence.
Students must choose 3 Higher Level subjects and 3 Standard Level subjects from each of the 6 compulsory core areas: Language & Literature, Language Acquisition, Sciences, Maths, Social Sciences, and the Arts.
They must also complete additional components of the course. This includes a Theory of Knowledge module, which promotes critical thinking, as well as participating in at least 3 hours-worth of arts, sport or community service activities as part of their Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS) module. They must also complete an Extended Essay, an independently researched 4,000-word essay on a topic of their choice.
The IB program has 3 levels:
*Please note that the above are the schools that offer the IB program and have been officially recognized on the website of the International Baccalaureate. Some other schools in the process of applying for the teaching license will not be included in the list.