International Baccalaureate (IB)

International Baccalaureate® (IB) Transfer Credits

Nightingale College awards general education transfer credits for learners who have passed International Baccalaureate® (IB) examinations with a score of 5, 6, or 7.

  • Matriculated Nightingale College learners may apply for IB examination course credit.
  • Learners who score a 5, 6, or 7 on IB examinations may receive up to three credit hours for each higher-level examination.
  • No grade will be awarded for IB course credit.
  • Nightingale College transcripts will note that credits awarded are from IB examinations(s).
  • Learners may apply for course credit by completing and submitting the IB Examination Course Credit Form to the Coordinator, General Education.

Click here to print the IB Examination Course Credit Form.

IB Course Examination Nightingale CollegeTransfer Credit Credit Hours Awarded
HL English A1 ENG 120 3
HL Social & Cultural Anthropology ANT 300 3
HL Economics HBS 110 3
HL Geography HBS 110 3
HL Psychology PSY 201 3
HL US History HBS 110 3
HL Philosophy HUM 300 3
HL Biology PLS 110 3
HL Chemistry PLS 110 3
HL Physics PLS 110 3