Grade Distribution

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1L Grade Distribution

Core Classes: Students in first-year courses (other than second semester elective courses) are graded in accordance with the following grade distribution:

  • The combined total number of B+ and A grades awarded in each course shall equal or exceed 20 percent of the number of students graded in that course; and
  • The combined total number of B, B+, and A grades awarded in each course shall equal or exceed 45 percent of the number of students graded in that course.
  • The sum of C-, D, and F grades in first-year courses shall not be less than 5 percent nor more than 15 percent of the number of students graded in that course (subject to waiver for a particular course in unusual circumstances by vote of the Faculty or by the Dean prior to the submission of grades).

Upper Level Grade Distribution