Dalhousie University Grading Scale

Dalhousie University Grading Scale

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Letter grades have a grade point assigned that is used to calculate your GPA (Grade Point Average). The following table explains and defines Dalhousie's grading system and shows the GPA value that corresponds with each letter grade.

GradeGrade Point ValueDefinition
A+

A

A-

4.30

4.00

3.70

90-100

85-89

80-84

Excellent

 

 

Considerable evidence of original thinking; demonstrated outstanding capacity to analyze and synthesize; outstanding grasp of subject matter; evidence of extensive knowledge base.
B+

B

B-

3.30

3.00

2.70

77-79

73-76

70-72

Good

 

 

Evidence of grasp of subject matter, some evidence of critical capacity and analytical ability; reasonable understanding of relevant issues; evidence of familiarity with the literature.
C+

C

C-

2.30

2.00

1.70

65-69

60-64

55-59

Satisfactory

 

 

Evidence of some understanding of the subject matter; ability to develop solutions to simple problems; benefitting from his/her university experience.
D

 

 

1.00

 

 

50-54

 

 

Marginal Pass

 

 

Evidence of minimally acceptable familiarity with subject matter, critical and analytical skills (except in programs where a minimum grade of ‘C’ is required).
FM0.00Marginal FailureAvailable only for Engineering, Health Professions and Commerce.
F

 

 

0.00

 

 

0-49

 

 

Inadequate

 

 

Insufficient evidence of understanding of the subject matter; weakness in critical and analytical skills; limited or irrelevant use of the literature.
INC0.00Incomplete
W

 

Neutral and no credit obtainedWithdrew after deadline
ILL

 

Neutral and no credit obtainedCompassionate reasons, illness
PNeutralPass
TRNeutralTransfer credit on admission
PendingNeutralGrade not reported

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