The International Baccalaureate program is one of the most rigorous and respected high school programs in the world. It’s also recognized by a growing number of colleges and universities. If you’re looking for colleges that accept IB scores for admission, check out this list below:
Colleges That Recognize Ib Program
1 Babson College
Babson College is a private business school and liberal arts college located in Babson Park, Massachusetts. The college was founded by Roger L. Babson in 1918 and focused on educating students on the principles of free-enterprise economics.
Babson College is consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in the United States. The school offers undergraduate programs as well as graduate degrees through its Graduate School of Business Administration (GSBA), which was established in 1960.
2 Bard College
Bard College is a private liberal arts college in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. The college was founded in 1860 and is known for its interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary programs. In addition to being one of the most prominent liberal arts colleges in the United States, Bard also boasts a 6% acceptance rate.
3 Barnard College
Barnard College is a private liberal arts college for women, located in New York City. It is one of the most prestigious colleges in the country and has been named one of the best college values by Forbes magazine.
Founded by philanthropist and educator Frederick Ayer on December 9, 1889, Barnard College was originally an institution called “The Woman’s College.” The school opened its doors to students with a vision that it would be a place where women could receive a first-rate education at an affordable cost—a far cry from many other institutions at that time. In 2018 alone, Barnard awarded more than $2 million in financial aid to help make this dream possible for countless young women across America.
4 Baruch College, The City University of New York
Baruch College is a public college located in New York City. It is part of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, which also includes Hunter College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Queens College and Richmond College.
Baruch College was founded in 1918 as the Evening School of Business Administration and was originally located on 23rd Street in Manhattan. The school became known as Baruch during its affiliation with CUNY when it moved to its current location at 135 East 22nd Street in 1966. In 2004 it began offering day classes for undergraduates in addition to its evening degree programs; today it has more than 30 undergraduate majors and programs offered on campus or via distance-learning modalities like online classes
5 Bates College
Bates College is a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, Maine. The college is ranked as the #1 liberal arts college in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, and was founded in 1855 by Maine’s wealthiest lumber barons to educate future leaders of society.
Bates is also a member of the Five Colleges consortium, which includes fellow members Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College and Smith College; together these colleges form what is known today as “the Five Colleges.”
6 Baylor University
Baylor University is a private Christian university in Waco, Texas. Established in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is known for its engineering programs and applied science programs. Part of the Big 12 Conference, Baylor has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best colleges for 2017-18; it’s also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
7 Bennington College
Bennington College is a private liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. The IB Diploma Programme is offered in the following majors:
- Arts and Humanities
- Business (IB Studies)
- Chemistry (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
- Economics (Economics & Management)
- Environmental Studies
- History (History & Politics)
In addition to the above programs, Bennington College offers an International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme, which allows students to earn their diploma while completing a career oriented program tailored to their interests. To learn more about this diploma program and how you can enroll at Bennington College please click here: https://www.benningtoncollege.edu/admissions/apply/ib
8 Bentley University
Bentley University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university located in Waltham, Massachusetts. It was founded as Bentley College in 1917 as an evening and weekend program for teachers who wanted to continue their education on a part-time basis. Bentley College has grown into one of the premier business schools in the United States, with a student body that represents over 100 countries from around the world.
The school offers undergraduate degrees in Business Administration (Bachelor of Science), Arts & Sciences (Bachelor of Arts) and Interdisciplinary Studies (with concentrations in Biology/Health Sciences or Psychology), as well as graduate programs in Accounting; Business Administration; Human Resource Management; Information Systems; Marketing; Management of Technology; Operations Management; Project Management & Engineering Leadership; Taxation.
9 Berea College
Berea College is a private liberal arts college in Berea, Kentucky. Founded in 1855, it was the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Today it is one of nine partner colleges of the Appalachian College Association.
Berea College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees; its teacher preparation programs are accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); its business program is accredited by The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education; and its music program by National Association of Schools of Music.#ENDWRITE
10 Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music is a private, coeducational, conservatory of music located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It was previously known as Berklee School of Music. Berklee College of Music offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The college’s approach to academic study is distinguished by an emphasis on musicianship training (instrumental performance or vocal/songwriting), in addition to general education requirements and electives that allow students to develop their own music styles and interests while studying jazz/rock, pop/folk/blues, classical music genres from around the world (including Arabic and Indian).
The college was founded in 1945 by Lawrence Berk with an enrollment of 28 students who were taught by 11 faculty members until 1955 when it began admitting women;
Berk’s son Michael became president in 1978;
Michael’s son Jonathan became chancellor in 2008 before stepping down after four years;
Jonathan resigned following allegations that he had sexually harassed female employees but denied any wrongdoing;
11 Bethany Lutheran College
Bethany Lutheran College is a private, Christian liberal arts college. It has a high selectivity rate and is located in Mankato, Minnesota. The school has a total enrollment of 1,074 students.
12 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a public university in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1839 and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.
13 Boston Architectural College
Boston Architectural College, a private, non-profit college in Boston, offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in architecture. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
14 Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Boston Conservatory at Berklee is a music school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It’s part of the Berklee College of Music and has several centers throughout the world. The main campus is located on Boylston Street in downtown Boston, with additional sites in Los Angeles, New York City and Valencia, Spain. The university offers bachelor’s degrees in music performance, composition and theory as well as a Master of Music or Professional Studies degree for students who already have a bachelor’s degree from another institution or professional experience in the field.
15 Boston University – Boston Campus and George Sherman Union Building, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Boston University is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. It was established in 1839 as a nonsectarian institution under the name Boston University School of Theology by Congregationalist ministers who left Harvard because of its prohibition on religious activities. It is currently one of the largest universities in the United States with an enrollment of over 35,000 students across nine colleges and schools: College of Arts & Sciences; School of Education; Joseph A. Roche Graduate School of Biomedical Science (GRSP); College of Engineering; School of Management; Questrom School of Business; Sargent College; Jonathan M. Tisch College for Civic Life
16 Bradley University – 1501 W. Bradley Avenue, Peoria, IL 61625-0001
- Bradley University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational university in Peoria, Illinois. It was established in 1897 by the Episcopal Church as an all-female teacher’s college. It has since become fully coeducational and now offers programs in business, communications, education and the liberal arts. The university has an average enrollment of 3100 students
- Bradley University is a member of the Peoria area’s civic community and the Peoria Chamber of Commerce
17 Brandeis University – 415 South Street, MS 005, Waltham, MA 02454-9110
Brandeis University is a private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts. It was established in 1948 as a nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored liberal arts college by Brandeis, the former president of the University of Louisville and founder of National Recovery Administration, and Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath, leader of America’s Union of Orthodox Rabbis.
The university is named after Louis Brandeis (1856–1941), who served on the Supreme Court from 1916 to 1939, who won several major cases defending liberty and civil rights during his tenure there.
18 This is a list of colleges that recognize the IB program in their admissions decisions.
This is a list of colleges that recognize the IB program in their admissions decisions. If you’re considering applying to one of these schools, please keep in mind that there are many factors at play when determining admission to any institution. The IB program is only one part of your application package and will not guarantee admission.
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