The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) provides advanced standing credit for students who complete and pass International Baccalaureate examinations. Students must earn a score of 4 or above to receive advanced credit for Higher Level subjects and 5 or above for Standard Level subjects.
Information on how courses and credits are provided to students is below:
|Higher Level Subject||Credit Hours Given|
|Foreign Language Courses||10 Hours|
|Natural Science Courses||8 Hours|
|Physical Science Courses||8 Hours|
|Social Science Courses||6 Hours|
|Standard Level Subject||Credit Hours Given|
|Foreign Language Courses||5 Hours|
|Natural Science Courses||4 Hours|
|Physical Science Courses||4 Hours|
|Social Science Courses||3 Hours|
The amount of credit awarded for Higher Level subjects corresponds to the amount for a normal two-semester series in the UNI curriculum for IB examinations. The amount of credit awarded for Standard Level subjects corresponds to the amount for a normal one-semester series in the UNI curriculum for IB examinations. If you have further questions regarding advanced credit through IB examinations, please email email@example.com
For more information on the International Baccalaureate curriculum, please visit http://www.ibo.org/
UNI’s advanced standing credit policy ensures students are recognized for their college-level work accomplished during their secondary studies. These credits will satisfy university graduation requirements and will result in a savings of time and money.