International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Benefits


IB Achievement Scholarship

A $3,000 scholarships, in addition to other merit scholarships, for completing the IB Diploma with a score of 30 or higher.

Sophomore Standing

IB Diploma recipients, with a score of 30 or higher, will be granted 32 institutional credits equivilant to sophomore standing.

Deans' Reading Group

Students join the Dean and Associate Deans for exclussive lunches or dinners and discuss readings that are connected to a scholarly event on campus.

Personalized Advising and Support

In addition to customized academic advising, students will also receive individual support in preparing applications for prestigious awards such as the Fulbright, Truman, Goldwater, and Rhodes scholarships.

Engaging Academic Communities

Pacific University will provide students with extensive pre-professional advising through the Career Development Center and Advantage Program, customized workshops focused on international and study abroad interests, and faculty support within which to conduct graduate level research at the undergraduate level.




Derek Naegeli




Higher Level Exam

8 semester credits* with a score of 5 or higher

Standard Level Exam

4 semester credits* with a score of 5 or higher

*Max of 32 credits