School of Nursing and Health Studies

Grading Scale

Academic Grading Scale

The School of Nursing and Health Studies uses two grading scales; graduate and undergraduate. Undergraduate coursework is at the 400 level and below. Graduate coursework is at the 500 level and above. The School's coursework includes nursing (BNURS), Health Studies (BHS) and Health Electives (BHLTH).

Rounding Scores Up or Down

Rounding raw scores up or down, is at the discretion of each faculty member. Questions about grading policies should be directed to the faculty member.

For questions regarding specific course grading, review the course syllabus and communicate directly with the faculty member of the course. 

Grading Scales
Letter Grade Numerical Grade
(4.0 Scale)
Nursing & Health Studies Scale: Undergraduate
A 4.0 99-100%
A 3.9 97-98%
A- 3.8 95-96%
A- 3.7 93-94%
A- 3.6 91-92%
A- 3.5 89-90%
B+ 3.4 87-88%
B+ 3.3 85-86%
B+ 3.2 83-84%
B 3.1 81-82%
B 3.0 80%
B 2.9 79%
B- 2.8 78%
B- 2.7 77%
B- 2.6 76%
B- 2.5 75%
C+ 2.4 74%
C+ 2.3 73%
C+ 2.2 72%
C 2.1 71%
C 2.0 70%
C 1.9 69%
C- 1.8 68%
C- 1.7 67%
C- 1.6 66%
C- 1.5 65%
D+ 1.4 64%
D+ 1.3 63%
D+ 1.2 62%
D 1.1 61%
D 1.0 60%
D .9 59%
D- .8 58%
D- .7 57%
E <0.7 <57%

Effective Summer 2014

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