Harper College

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate Program is offered only in high school.

Credit and placement will be awarded to students with adequate International Baccalaureate (IB) examination scores in areas comparable to the Harper curriculum. The granting of credit and/or advanced placement will be determined following the guidelines listed in the Credit by Examination chart.

Follow these steps for the IB Program:

Step 1.Apply to the College.

Step 2. Acquire an official IB transcript online through the IB website. If your score report needs to be sent through the mail, please have the report addressed to:

Harper College
Attn: Testing Center; Building A, Room A148
1200 W. Algonquin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067


Step 3. Once the official transcript is received by the College, course credits will automatically be applied based on the standards of the International Baccalaureate Guidelines below. IB Exams, whether passed or not, do not affect a student's grade point average.

International Baccalaureate Exam Guidelines

Talk with an advisor about Credit for Prior Learning. To request information or chat, visit the One Stop.

Last Updated: 12/14/23