The University of San Diego recognizes the International Baccalaureate (IB) as a rigorous college preparatory program. The university will award credits to students having successfully passed the individual IB higher level examinations with scores of 5 or higher. Satisfaction of specific university requirements by IB credit is decided in consultation with individual departments. Credit is also awarded to students who have successfully passed selected IB SL examinations with scores of 5 or higher. See Approved Exam Credits for a current listing of credits awarded.