Grades and Marks

The grading scales for each level follow:

Undergraduate LevelGraduate Level
GradePoint ValueGradePoint Value
A4A4
A-3.7A-3.7
B+3.3B+3.3
B3B3
B-2.7B-2.7
C+2.3C+2.3
C2C2
C-1.7  
D+1.3  
D1  
F0F0

''C'' is the lowest passing grade on the graduate level.There is no ''D-'' on the undergraduate level.

 

Additional Marks and Notations

UndergraduateGraduate
ABF - Absent/FailureABF - Absent/Failure
ABX - Absent/No PenaltyAU - Audit
AU - AuditINC - Incomplete
P - PassingP - Passing
UW - Unofficial WithdrawalUW - Unofficial Withdrawal
WD - WithdrawalWD - Withdrawal
X - Failure, No Penalty 

Please note the following pertaining to the University's marks and notations:

  • There is no mark of INC on the undergraduate level. On the graduate level, this mark is assigned to students who fail to submit a research paper or some equivalent research project.
  • On the graduate level, the grade P is assigned in courses that may only be graded on a ''pass/fail'' basis.
  • On the undergraduate level, the grade P is assigned to students whose application for the ''pass/fail'' option is approved and who do passing work. Undergraduates approved for the ''pass/fail'' option who do failing work are assigned the mark of X.Undergraduates approved for the ''pass/fail'' option who miss their final examinations are assigned the mark of ABX.
  • Undergraduates not exercising the ''pass/fail'' option who miss their final examinations are assigned the mark of ABF. This mark counts in the GPA as anF.
  • The mark of WD (withdrawal) is assigned upon the completion of the of the official withdrawal process.
  • The mark of UW (unofficial withdrawal) may be assigned, at the instructor's discretion, in cases for which there is an insufficient basis for an earned grade.
  • The mark of AU is assigned to both undergraduate and graduate students whose application for the audit option is approved. Students approved to audit a course receive no credit for it. Courses taken on an audit basis may not be repeated for credit.