DP Students’ Acceptance into Top Ranked U.S. Universities 22% Higher than Rest
At Antwerp International School we offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. Colleges and universities appreciate the rigour of the IBDP, especially in Higher Level subjects and it shows.
The two-year Diploma Programme is well known for providing excellent preparation for college level coursework and for offering a demanding academic syllabus. According to a Crimson Education resource, DP students are admitted into the top 25 universities in the United States at a higher level than the rest of the applicants.
The International Insight Research Group in partnership with the International Baccalaureate Organisation conducted a survey of more than 4000 students. It shows an IB education boosts chances of admission.
In the United States
- The IBDP curriculum is established and accepted as college standard
- Ivy League schools accept DP students at a rate of up to 18% higher than the acceptance rate of the total population
- The DP student acceptance rate is 22% higher for top-ranked universities outside of the Ivy League
- Most top U.S. colleges award course credit for IB Diploma subjects
Examples from the Top 25 Universities*
Carnegie Mellon University
Acceptance Rate: 13.7%
IB DP Student Survey Acceptance Rate: 69.6%
Johns Hopkins University
Acceptance Rate: 11.4%
IB DP Student Survey Acceptance Rate: 46%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Acceptance Rate: 7.2%
IB DP Student Survey Acceptance Rate: 23.1%
Acceptance Rate: 5.1%
IB DP Student Survey Acceptance Rate: 12.2%
Acceptance Rate: 6.5%
IB DP Student Survey Acceptance Rate: 17.2%
AIS SINCE 1967. A MODERN PATH TO SUCCESS!
Universities know the IBDP takes dedication and hard work to perform well in and the survey shows that students who take the IB Diploma Programme, like students at AIS, automatically soar to the top of the admissions pool. AIS offers the globally recognised International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. We accept students from the ages of 2 ½ to 18. AIS is also a proud member of the oldest accrediting association in the United States, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). AIS since 1967. A modern path to success!