Undergraduate Catalog: 2019-20

Grades & Quality Points

The University of Saint Francis operates on a 4.0 grading system and determines the scholastic standing of students according to the following scale:

Grade Description Quality Points
A Distinguished Performance 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B Superior 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C Average 2.0
C- 1.7
D Passing, but below average 1.0
F Failure in course or unofficial withdrawal 0.0
P Pass
F Fail (If pass/fail course)
I Incomplete work
W Withdrawal before mid-semester, or after the drop deadline of an accelerated format course (does not negatively affect the grade point average)
WP Passing at time of official withdrawal after mid-semester (does not negatively affect the grade point average)
WF Failure at time of official withdrawal after mid-semester (lowers the  grade point average)
AU Audit
CR Credit Only
NC No credit
TR Transfer Credit
WIP Work in progress

Audit Courses at the graduate level may be taken on a special non-credit basis, with the approval of the Graduate Office.

* If a student receives an “F” in a required graduate level course, the course must be repeated the next term it is offered if permitted by program policy.