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Current grades are maintained on the KWU Learning Management System (LMS) for student viewing as courses progress. The following grading scale will be used in all courses as indicated in the Academic Handbook.  It is at the discretion of each department to modify the grading scale for the purposes of licensure or accreditation for that department. 

A{expander}

A+     Exemplary (4.0)

A       Distinguished (4.0)

A-     Excellent (3.7)

B{expander}

B+     Far above average (3.3)

B       Superior (3.0)

B-      Very Good (2.7)

C{expander}

C+     Above Average (2.3)

C       Average (2.0)

C-      Good (1.7)

D{expander}

D+     Below Average (1.3)

D       Poor (1.0)

D-      Work is the lowest quality allowed to pass the course. (0.7)

F{expander}

F     The quality of the work does not meet University standards. (0.0)

XF   The student has earned a grade of "F" for reasons of academic dishonesty. (0.0)

Other grades{expander}

I         Work is incomplete. An "I" is accompanied by a tentative grade based on work completed by the student in relation to total requirements.   An "I" must be removed by the dates listed in the Academic Calendar.  If it is not removed by this stipulated date, the tentative grade becomes the final grade.  (Points are based on tentative grade)

W       A grade has not been given as a result of student initiative to withdraw from the course or University after the add/drop deadline.

XW     Indicates the student has withdrawn from the course to avoid receiving a grade of XF for reasons of academic dishonesty.

P/CR  Credit towards graduation requirements has been granted without a letter grade.

S         Satisfactory performance. It is usually reserved for courses wherein letter grades are not utilized.

U        Unsatisfactory performance. It is usually reserved for courses wherein letter grades are not utilized.

AU      Audited.

NC      The course was taken but does not count as credit toward graduation requirements.