IB World Schools must undergo a rigorous authorization process in order to offer an IB programme. Its curriculum is recognized all over the world and IB standards and focus is universal across all IB World schools. As a result, an IB Diploma graduate often receives a higher level of university acceptance, not to mention greater scholarship potential. An IB Diploma holder may also receive credit for courses in first-year university. Please consult each university regarding its specific IB admissions policies and advanced credit award policies. More information on university recognition of the IB Diploma Programme, click here.