Diploma Programme (Ages 16 to 18)

The IB Diploma Programme (IB DP) is an academically challenging two-year curriculum, privileged as a means to university entrance worldwide. It encourages students to become internationally minded and reflective life-long learners embodying the attributes of the Learner Profile.

Rome International School students all study towards the full Diploma our scores have been consistently above the Global Average, enabling students to pursue their studies at the university of their choice.

Further information for students and parents is available at https://ibo.org/parents


Outstanding IB results in 2019

RIS is very proud of the IB Diploma results. Once again in 2019, our IB Diploma scores have been consistently above the World Global Average - particularly in the Higher Level subjects.

In May 2019, the largest number of IB students graduated since Rome International School was accredited as an IB Diploma World School in 2009. Our students achieved an average grade of 4.89, which is much higher than the World Average Grade of 4.67In addition, the Average Points total was 31 compared to the World Average Total Points score of 29.3.

Since our first cohort in 2011, our DP graduates have gone on to study at the university of their choice and this year is no different.

Some of this year's university destinations include: University of Leicester, University of Westminster, King's College London, LUISS University, Maastrich University, University of British Colombia, University of Amsterdam, Goldsmiths University of London, Northeastern University.

The value of an IB education with Stanford University's Assistant Dean of Admissions

Subjects offered at Rome International School include Global Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Chinese and Art alongside the standard Modern Languages, Humanities, Sciences and Maths courses.View the Diploma Programme subject offering

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