International Baccalaureate Program

IB Course Credit

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Office of Admissions
1410 Q Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0417

(800) 742-8800 ext. 2023
(402) 472-2023

Programs at UNL

What an IB Diploma means for you at NEBRASKA

Students with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma earn an average of 25-28 University credits, including 3 hours of credit in Philosophy for completing the Theory of Knowledge course

Once an IB student applies and is admitted to UNL, their IB Diploma may be worth a $50,000 scholarship (out-of-state and international students only).

Academic Opportunities

University Honors Program

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Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science & Management

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Learning/Scholars Communities

Scholars Communities:

  • Interdisciplinary (students with different majors) learning communities
  • Including (among others) E.N. Thompson International Scholars focusing on world issues and Melvin W. Jones Scholars focusing on leadership, service and diversity

Learning Communities:

  • First-year students who share a common academic interest
  • Take two or more classes together
  • Live on the same residence hall floor
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* Honors Program Textbook Scholarship: A limited number of textbook scholarships in the amount of $250 per semester, fall and spring semesters only, for up to 135 credit hours, four years, or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first.