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Grading Information

The system below is in effect for all schools/divisions of NYU except the College of Dentistry, School of Law, and School of Medicine. Note that a specific grade may not be valid in a particular school/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
U Unsatisfactory Progress Excluded from GPA
V Grades preceded with a V are not included in GPA or totals for attempted, passed or completed credits Excluded from GPA
* Grades followed by an (*) are excluded from GPA, but the credits are counted towards the summary of totals for passed and completed credits Excluded from GPA
AUD Auditor Status Excluded from GPA
Special Designator:
*** Coursework 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 STATISTICS".

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