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University Grading System

Grades are officially recorded by letters, evaluated as indicated below.

Courses outside the School of Law


  • UG = undergraduate
  • GR = graduate


Numerical Equivalent Explanation Levels
A 4.000 Outstanding achievement UG, GR
A– 3.667   UG, GR
B+ 3.333   UG, GR
B 3.000 Good achievement UG, GR
B– 2.667   UG, GR
C+ 2.333   UG, GR
C 2.000 Satisfactory achievement UG, GR
C– 1.667   UG, GR
D+ 1.333   UG
D 1.000 Poor achievement UG
D– 0.667   UG
F 0.000 Failure UG, GR
I   Incomplete UG, GR
IP   In progress UG, GR
NE   Not enrolled UG, GR
NG   Grade not reported by faculty UG, GR
S   Satisfactory (pass/fail basis; counts toward total degree requirements) UG, GR
U   Unsatisfactory (pass/fail basis) UG, GR
L   Audit (no credit given) UG, GR
W   Course withdrawal UG, GR


School of Law Courses


CR Credit
F Fail
H Honor
HH High honor
I Incomplete
MP Marginal pass
P Pass

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