IB/AP Students

IB Diploma 

Students completing the IB diploma will be considered for early admission based on the anticipated grades provided by their IB coordinator. The Anticipated Grades Form should be signed and sealed by the IB coordinator for submission. A final offer of admission to TWU will be granted upon successful completion of high school and the IB diploma program. 

IB Certificate Courses 

Students completing IB certificate courses will be considered for early admission based on a combination of their IB predicted grades (as converted below) and the grades in their other academic courses. A final offer of admission will be granted upon successful completion of high school graduation and IB certificate courses. 

IB Certificate Converted to Percentage 

7 - 96% 

6 - 90% 

5 - 86% 

4 - 76% 

3 - 70% 

2 - 64% 

University Credit 

IB Courses 

TWU will award university credit for every higher-level IB course where students have scored 4 or more. Courses must be approved by the BC Transfer Guide in the IB/AP section at bctransferguide.ca

Students will be awarded additional credit for the successful completion of the Theory of Knowledge. Most IB diploma students will receive 21–24 credits at TWU, putting students only 1–2 courses short of second year status. 

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses 

TWU will award university credit for AP courses in which a minimum grade of 4 has been achieved. Transfer credit will be based on courses approved for first year or equivalent course credit will be approved by the faculty concerned. An Advanced Placement grade report is required to make this assessment. All AP courses with pre-approved TWU transfer equivalents are posted in the BC Transfer Guide at bctransferguide.ca

Application Deadlines 

Fall Semester 

Early Admission 1: Apply by March 1 

Early Admission 2: Apply by May 1 

Regular Admission: Ongoing as space allows 

Spring Semester 

Regular Admission: Apply by November 1 

Early admission allows the University to track and shape the incoming class. If you apply for early admission and do not yet meet the University's requirements, your application will be reassessed in a later round. Final confirmation of admission and awards will be issued once the final transcript has been received. Final transcripts must be received by August 1. 

Note: The deadline for theatre and music scholarships as well as endowment awards is March 15. Therefore, your admissions application must be submitted before March 1 in order to qualify for these awards.

After Admission 

Once you've been admitted, you will be contacted by your enrolment advisor to discuss financial aid, housing, and course registration. Visit the Admitted Students page for your next steps.