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Grading Information

Grading information for New York University schools is provided below. Separate webpages are provided for the grading information of College of Dentistry and School of Law.

Grading System

Note: Includes grades awarded by all schools/divisions of the University except the College of Dentistry, School of Law, and School of Medicine. A specific grade may not be valid in a particular school or division.

Letter Grade Legend Quality Points
A Excellent 4.0
A- Excellent 3.7
B+ Good 3.3
B Good 3.0
B- Good 2.7
C+ Satisfactory 2.3
C Satisfactory 2.0
C- Satisfactory 1.7
D+ Minimum Passing Grade 1.3
D Minimum Passing Grade 1.0
F Failure 0.0
IF Incomplete-Failure 0.0
IP Incomplete-Passing 0.0
I Incomplete 0.0
P Passing 0.0
W Withdrew Officially 0.0
NR No Record 0.0
N No Credit/Unofficial Withdrawal 0.0
R Registered Auditor 0.0
S Satisfactory 0.0
UE Unable to Evaluate (used for Mid-Term grading only) 0.0
Special Designator:
*** Course work in progress/
No Grade Reported

Current & Cumulative Statistics (not computed at the graduate level)

AHRSAttempted Hours
EHRSEarned Hours
QHRSQuality Hours
QPTSQuality Points

Grade Point Average (GPA)

The GPA is computed by dividing the total number of quality points (QPTS) by the total number of quality hours (QHRS).

Computer-generated records that carry cumulative academic statistics reflecting work completed prior to the implementation of the new record carry the notation "++ INCLUDES PRECOMPUTER STATITICS".