What does a student need in order to earn the full IB Diploma? (from article 13 of the IB General Regulations, 2016)

  • At least 24 points overall (every exam is scored 1-7, so 42 is the maximum possible)

    Grades of D or higher in BOTH Theory of Knowledge (TOK) and the Extended Essay (EE)

    Grades in all six testing subjects - no N's

    Grades in TOK and the Extended Essay - no N's

    All Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) requirements met

    No grade of 1 in any subject

    Not more than three grades of 3 or below in any testing subjects

    Not judged by IB as guilty of malpractice 

     

    THEN-

    Students must earn 12 or more total points on their HL exams
    (For students taking 4 HL exams, only the top 3 scoring exams count)

    Students must earn 9 or more total points on their SL exams
    (For students taking 4 HL exams, the lowest scoring HL exam is counted in the SL total)

Last Modified on August 31, 2020