What is the DP?
Research suggests that there are many benefits to choosing the DP. The programme aims to develop students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge – students who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically.
Who is the Diploma for?
The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is open to any student aged 16-19.
Developing students in the DP
The DP is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education. It addresses the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students, and is respected by universities across the globe. Each of the IB’s programmes, including the DP, is committed to the development of students according to the attributes shown in the IB learner profile.
How do universities look at Diploma Program?
- Universities around the globe recognize the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme for excelling in preparing students.
- According to the top universities like Michigan and Brown, they respect IB programme and some universities believe that it is a well-established and well-known programme.
- According to Harvard University, Marilyn McGrath Lewis, Asst. Dean of Admissions:- Success in an IB program correlates well with success at Harvard. We are always pleased to see the credentials of the IB Diploma Program on the transcript. GPA is not nearly as important a factor in university admission as the IB Diploma. If a student has to choose, choose the Diploma over protecting the GPA. For more details – click here.