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International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

General Requirements

If you are completing the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, you will need to complete the following for admission:

A complete IB Diploma, including:

  • Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
  • Passes in at least six subjects (three at the Higher Level)
  • Required courses for your program.

To apply, please upload the following transcripts:

  • Predicted IB Results
  • High school transcript and test results (if applicable) 

Program Specific Requirements

Arts & Social Sciences

There are no specific program requirements for admission. However, it is recommended that applicants interested in studying Economics and/or Finance complete Math Applications & Interpretation or Math Analysis & Approaches.

Management & Organizational Studies

Math Applications & Interpretation or Math Analysis & Approaches.

Transfer Credit

If you complete the full IB Diploma and earn a 5 or higher in your HL courses, an admissions officer will assess you for transfer credit. These are credits that could count towards your degree.

IB SubjectWestern CreditCredit Weight
HL BiologyBiology 1001A and 1002B1.0 (0.5 each) 
HL Business ManagementBusiness 1020 TRN1.0
HL ChemistryChemistry 1301A and 1302B1.0 (0.5 each)
HL Chinese BChinese 0002 TRN1.0 
HL Computer ScienceComputer Science 1026A and 1027B1.0 (0.5 each)
HL Design TechnologyScience 1020 TRN1.0
HL EconomicsEconomics 1021A and 1022B1.0 (0.5 each)
HL English A English 1020E1.0
HL English BNot Eligible 
HL FilmFilm 10221.0
HL FrenchFrench 19001.0
HL French BFrench 1020 TRN1.0
HL GeographyGeography 1400F and 1500G1.0 (0.5 each)
HL GreekGreek 1020 TRN1.0
HL HistoryHistory 1020 TRN1.0
HL Information Technology in Global StudiesInterdisciplinary Studies 1020 TRN1.0
HL LanguagesLanguage 1030 1.0
HL LatinLatin 1020 TRN1.0
HL Math ApplicationsMath 1229A and Statistics 1020 TRN1.0 (0.5 each)
HL Math Analysis Calculus 1000A and Math 1229B1.0 (0.5 each)
HL MathCalculus 1000A and Math 1229B1.0 (0.5 each)
SL Further MathCalculus 1501A and Math 1020 TRN1.0 (0.5 each)
HL MusicMusic 1020 TRN1.0
HL PhilosophyPhilosophy 1020 TRN1.0
HL PhysicsPhysics 1501A and 1502B 1.0 (0.5 each)
HL PsychologyPsychology 1002 and 10031.0 (0.5 each)
HL Social and Cultural AnthropologyAnthropology 1020 TRN1.0
HL Theatre ArtsTheatre Arts 1020 TRN1.0
HL Visual ArtsVisual Arts 1020 TRN1.0 

English Language Proficiency

If you have not studied for a minimum of four years (including the final year) in an institution where the language of instruction is English, you are required to submit a satisfactory English Language Proficiency test score. Huron requires one of the following:


Minimum overall score: 6.5

No section less than: 6.0


Minimum overall score: 83

No section less than: 20


Minimum overall score: 80

No section less than: 78


Minimum overall score: 60

No section less than: 60


Minimum overall score: 58

No section less than: 56


Minimum overall score: 115

No section less than: 100

Students who do not meet Huron’s English language requirement but are academically admissible will automatically be admitted into an Academic English program.

Programs include:


Students who qualify take ESL in July and August before starting full-time at Huron in September.


After successful completion of the High Advanced Level, students begin full-time studies at Huron. The length of program is dependent on English language proficiency.

Huron offers students conditional acceptance into undergraduate studies pending final completion of an approved language program. Students who successfully complete the language program will not have to provide an English Language Proficiency test examination score.

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