Undergraduate Grading Scale

Grade Description Quality Points
A Distinguished 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B Above-average 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C Average 2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
D Passing 1.0
D- 0.7
F Failure 0.0
I Incomplete* 0.0
P Passing* 0.0
S Satisfactory* 0.0
U Unsatisfactory* 0.0
WD Medical withdrawal 0.0
W Withdrawal 0.0
AU Audit 0.0
WM Military withdrawal 0.0
T Transfer coursework 0.0
BE Credit by exam 0.0
NR No Report 0.0
NG Not Graded 0.0

*not counted in cumulative average

NR – No Report: The grade was not received in time for processing. An “NR” grade is replaced upon receipt of an official grade change form. An “NR” not resolved by the university’s published deadline is automatically converted to an “F”

I – Incomplete: Instructor granted extension of the grading period given for extenuating circumstances. “I” is replaced by a letter grade upon receipt of official grade change form. An “I” not resolved by the university’s deadline is automatically converted to an “F”.

NG – Not Graded: This is only used for laboratory sections where the lab grade is factored into the lecture portion of the course. A grade of “NG” is not associated with any academic credit and does not factor into the cumulative GPA.

Graduate Grading Scales

M.A. Interactive Media

Grade Description Hours
H Honors 3 hours
P Pass with Mastery 3 hours
L Low Pass 3 hours
F Failure 0 hours
I Incomplete 0 hours
WD Medical Withdrawal 0 hours
W Withdrawal 0 hours

Master of Higher Education/Master of Education

Grade Description Quality Points
A Distinguished 4.0
A-* Excellent 3.7
B+* Above Average 3.3
B Average 3.0
B-* Below Average 2.7
C Unsatisfactory 2.0
F Failure 0.0
I Incomplete 0.0
NR No Report 0.0
WD Medical Withdrawal 0.0
W Withdrawal 0.0

*Added Fall 2018

Master of Science in Accounting

Grade Description Quality Points
A Distinguished 4.0
A- Excellent 3.7
B+ Above Average 3.3
B Average 3.0
B- Below Average 2.7
C Unsatisfactory 2.0
F Failure 0.0
I Incomplete 0.0
NR No Report 0.0
WD Medical Withdrawal 0.0
W Withdrawal 0.0

Master of Business Administration

Grade Description Quality Points
A Distinguished 4.0
A- Excellent 3.7
B+ Above Average 3.3
B Average 3.0
B- Below Average 2.7
C Unsatisfactory 2.0
F Failure 0.0
I Incomplete 0.0
NR No Report 0.0
WD Medical Withdrawal 0.0
W Withdrawal 0.0

Master of Science in Management

Grade Description Quality Points
A Distinguished 4.0
A- Excellent 3.7
B+ Above Average 3.3
B Average 3.0
B- Below Average 2.7
C Unsatisfactory 2.0
F Failure 0.0
I Incomplete 0.0
NR No Report 0.0
WD Medical Withdrawal 0.0
W Withdrawal 0.0

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Grade Description Quality Points
A Excellent 4.0
B+ Good 3.3
B Good 3.0
C+ Passing but below required overall GPA* 2.3
C Passing but below required overall GPA* 2.0
U Unsatisfactory 0
WD Medical Withdrawal **

* A grade of “C+” or “C” is in and of itself a passing grade. However a “C+” or “C” grade is below the required overall grade point average of 3.0. If “C+” and “C” grades total an amount to bring the student’s GPA to below 3.0, then this is not satisfactory performance based on professional expectations.

** Not calculated in the overall GPA.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Grade Description Quality Points
A Excellent 4.0
A- Excellent 3.7
B+ Good 3.3
B Good 3.0
B- Passing but below required GPA* 2.7
C+ Passing but below required overall GPA* 2.3
C Passing but below required overall GPA* 2.0
U Unsatisfactory 0.0
S Satisfactory **
I Incomplete **
W Withdrawal **
WD Medical Withdrawal **
NR No Report **

* A grade of “B-”, “C+”, or “C” is in and of itself a passing grade. However a “B-”, “C+”, or “C” grade is below the required overall grade point average of 3.0. If “B-”, “C+”, and “C” grades total an amount to bring the student’s GPA to below 3.0, then this is not satisfactory performance based on professional expectations.

** Not calculated in the overall GPA.

School of Law

Class of 2009

Grade Description
H Mastery
NM Not Mastery
P Pass
F Fail
NR No Report
I Incomplete
W Withdrawal

Class of 2009-2012

Grade Quality Points
A+ 4.30
A 4.00 to 4.29
A- 3.70 to 3.99
B+ 3.40 to 3.69
B 3.10 to 3.39
B- 2.80 to 3.09
C+ 2.50 to 2.79
C 2.20 to 2.49
C- 1.90 to 2.19
D+ 1.60 to 1.89
D 1.30 to 1.59
D- 1.00 to 1.29
F+ 0.70 to 0.99
F 0.00 to 0.69
AU Audit
I Incomplete
P Pass
U Unsatisfactory
WD Medical Withdrawal
W Withdrawal
NR No Report

Class of 2013 to Present

Grade Quality Points
A+ 4.33 (added 2017)
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
C- 1.67
D+ 1.33
D 1.00
D- 0.67
F 0.00
AU Audit
H High Pass (added 2014)
I Incomplete
L Low Pass (added 2014)
P Pass
U Unsatisfactory
WD Medical Withdrawal
W Withdrawal
NR No Report
NG* Not Graded

*NG – Not Graded: A grade of “NG” is not associated with any academic credit and does not factor into the cumulative GPA.