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Student guides for applying to university abroad

Understanding how the IB Diploma Programme is recognized at university systems around the world can be a daunting task. If you are considering applying to universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or Australia – the IB has four new guides to help parents and students understand the basics of university entrance in these countries. IB World Schools are encouraged to share these documents.

United States

Guide for IB students applying to US institutions


Guide for IB students applying to Canadian institutions

United Kingdom

Guide for IB students applying to UK institutions


Guide for IB students applying to Australian institutions

If you are entering university this year or next, keep your eyes open for scholarship opportunities that may be offered by your top university choice. Here are 50 scholarships for new IB graduates to help get you started.
Educators can visit the recognition resource library to download additional resource materials and guides.