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IUPUI Grade Information

Faculty have the responsibility of evaluating a student's performance and assigning a grade for the course. They select grades from the list below and have the discretion of using or not using plus and minus grades. The Registrar uses these grades to compute both a semester and cumulative grade point average (GPA).

Grading System Used

Standard Letter Grading - used in GPA calculation

Grade Points
A+ 4.0  (highest passing grade)
A 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C 2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
D 1.0
D- 0.7 (lowest passing grade)
F 0.0 (failing grade)
FN Given to those students whose lack of attendance is the basis for a failing grade; last date of attendance will be required; will appear on transcript as F.
FNN Given to those students who never attended the class; will appear on transcript as F.

Passing Grades - not used in GPA Calculation

Grade Description
P Pass
S Satisfactory

Non Standard Grading - not used in GPA Calculation

I Incomplete
R Deferred Grade (For courses which may not be completed in one term)
NC Course taken on an Audit basis (No Credit)
NR Grade not yet submitted by the instructor.  After instructor submittal, the true grade will replace the NR.
NY Signifies enrollment in a special program for which credit earned will be recorded when completed. Typically used for courses taken under Study Abroad program

Withdrew from Course - not used in GPA Calculation

W Withdrew after the first week of classes. Grade will appear on transcript