Students who complete the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, a rigorous two-year course of pre-university studies in their high school, may be awarded credit toward a degree or certificate at Kent State. An official IB transcript must be submitted to Kent State before the credit can to be applied to a student’s academic record. (A notation on a high school transcript will not be accepted.)

Kent State accepts scores of 5, 6 or 7 for higher-level (HL) and standard-level (SL) IB exams toward specific course equivalencies and general education requirements (e.g., Kent Core, diversity). Visit the Credit Transfer Office's IB website for more information on these scores and credits earned.