The IB Diploma is a two-year educational program created for 16-19 year olds and is
taught in 140 countries around the world.
The program provides an internationally
accepted qualification for entry into higher
education and is recognized by many
What is the IB Diploma?
Components of the Diploma
6 IB Exams in 6 IB Subject Areas
3 Higher Level (HL) Exams
3 Standard Level (SL) Exams
earning up to 7 points per exam
Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Course
Extended Essay (EE)
Creativity Activity Service (CAS) Hours
earning up to 3 bonus points
To receive their Diploma,
candidates must score at least
out of the possible 45 points
Why pursue the IB Diploma?
Encourages students of all ages to
consider both local and global contexts
Helps students cope with demanding workloads, meet expectations, and
manage their time