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Is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) Accepted at Singapore Universities?

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Yes, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) is accepted at most Singapore universities

Is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) Accepted at Singapore Universities?

Is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) Accepted at Singapore Universities?

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The short answer is yes, Singapore universities accept the International Baccalareate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP).  For more detailed information about individual universities, see below for a summary and links. 

- The National University of Singapore accepts the IB. Applicants (regardless of nationality) seeking admission to NUS should present the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. This includes full-time National Servicemen (NSF) with IB Diploma who have a course reserved in NUS, but wish to apply for a change of course.

Applicants will be considered for admission based on the strength of their academic achievements and additional interviews/tests if required.

For courses that require additional interviews/tests, applicants will also be assessed based on their performance during interviews and/or tests.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to authorise International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) to release their International Baccalaureate (IB) transcripts to NUS. Applicants can do so by informing their school’s IB coordinator.

http://www.nus.edu.sg/oam/apply-to-nus/IB-admissions-req-to-NUS.html

 

- The Nanyang Technological University also accepts the IB. 

http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/UndergraduateAdmissions/Pages/IBDiploma.aspx#admissioncriteria

 

-Yale-NUS

We emailed Yale-NUS to ask about their IB requirements. This is the response from David Royster, the Senior Admissions Counsellor: 

"No specifics on curriculum (IB or otherwise) – our students tend to score on the higher side, but we practice holistic admissions. If you’re asking about transfer credits: transfer credit is not awarded for any courses completed prior."

 

- For The Singapore University of Technology and Design, regardless of your nationality, if you are applying with a International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma from Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), St. Joseph’s Institution, School of the Arts (SOTA), and Singapore Sports School, you may refer to the admission requirements below and apply using this application form.  If you are not from any of these schools, please apply through International Baccalaureate Diploma (International) listed under International Qualifications. https://sutd.edu.sg/Admissions/Undergraduate/Application/Admissions-Requirements/International-Baccalaureate-Diploma-(Singapore)

- The Singapore Managament University requires a good IB diploma. https://admissions.smu.edu.sg/admissions/ib-diploma

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