International Baccalaureate and Other National Systems

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Entering students may be granted 6 points of credit for each score of 6 or 7 on IB Higher Level Examinations if taken in disciplines offered as undergraduate programs at Columbia. Students should consult their adviser at the James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising for further clarification.

British Advanced Level Examinations

Pending review by the appropriate department at Columbia, students with grades of A or B on British Advanced Level examinations are granted 6 points of credit if the examinations were taken in disciplines offered as undergraduate programs at Columbia College. The appropriate transcript should be submitted to the James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising, 403 Lerner.

Other National Systems

Pending review by the appropriate department at Columbia, students whose secondary school work was in other national systems, such as the French Baccalauréat, may be granted credit in certain disciplines for sufficiently high scores. The appropriate transcript should be submitted to the James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising, 403 Lerner.