Grading Scale Information
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GRADING SCALE - STUDENTS STARTING LAW SCHOOL AFTER AUGUST 2006

For students entering the Law School in August 2006 and thereafter, the Law School has adopted a 4.3 grade scale.

A+

4.3

Outstanding

A

4.0

Excellent

A-

3.7

Excellent

B+

3.3

Very Good

B

3.0

Above Average

B-

2.7

Above Average

C+

2.3

Average

C

2.0

Average

D+

1.7

Below Average

D

1.3

Below Average

D-

1.0

Poor

F

0

Failure

SA

Satisfactory

UN

Unsatisfactory

AF

Absence Failure

XF

Non-Examination Failure

I

Incomplete Work

A student is required to maintain a 2.0 (C) cumulative GPA to remain in good standing after the first year and for graduation.


GRADING SCALE - STUDENTS STARTING LAW SCHOOL BEFORE AUGUST 2006

For students and graduates starting law school before August 2006, the grading system is numerical based on a scale of 50-100.  

86 - 100.00

Outstanding - A

75 - 85.99

Superior - B

65 - 74.99

Average - C

57 - 64.99

Below Average - D

50 - 56.99

Failure - F

Grades in the 90s are rare and average grades in each course usually fall in the 73-76 range. A cumulative grade point average above 80 entitles a student to graduate with honors.