Meet Admission Requirements with IB Scores

Students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) have the opportunity to fulfill proof of English and Math ability requirements with qualifying IB predicted scores.

This allows students to forgoe submitting other test scores. However, please note that in order to be considered for top-tier scholarship amounts, students must submit SAT or ACT scores.

Please note that this policy is regarding admission purposes only. You may also be eligible to receive university credits for IB courses.

For English:

  • Grades 9, 10, and IBDP Year One
  • IBDP predicted English scores (included on High School transcript)

For Math:

  • Grades 9, 10, and IBDP Year One
  • IBDP predicted Math scores (included on High School transcript)

What else makes an application complete?

Your admission file will not be complete until we have also received the remaining documents:

  • Completed Common Application
  • Required essay(s)
  • Recommendation letter (optional)

Am I guaranteed admission with IBDP scores?

Not necessarily. Your predicted IB scores will be used in place of other test scores during application review, however admission to the University of Cincinnati is decided on a holistic basis. This means we will take every part of your application into consideration when making a decision, and your predicted scores will be utilized in this process.

Please note: Final official IB scores are required upon completion and should be sent to:

University of Cincinnati
International Admissions
2618 McMicken Circle
PO Box 210123
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091