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Grading Systems

J.D. Grading System

Grades are assigned to Juris Doctor candidates on the basis of the instructor’s judgment of the student’s scholastic achievement using the grading system below.

 
A (4.00) Distinguished
A- (3.67) Excellent
B+ (3.33) Superior
B (3.00) Very Good
B- (2.67) Good
C+ (2.33) Satisfactory
C (2.00) Passing
D (1.00) Conditional Failure
F (0.00) Failure (No Credit)
CR   Credit
NC   No Credit

Deferred Grades (DF)

No Grade Reported (NG)

Juris Doctor candidates may earn a limited number of credits on a pass/fail basis. Successful completion of such courses is indicated by the letter P. Some courses (generally clinics) are offered only on a credit/no-credit basis. Successful completion of such courses is indicated by the code CR. Unsuccessful completion is indicated by the code NC.
 

LL.M. Grading System

Grades are assigned to LL.M. candidates on the basis of the instructor’s judgment of the student’s scholastic achievement using the grading system below.
 
  A Excellent (Exceptional Achievement)
  A-  
  B+  
  B Good (Substantial Achievement)
  B-  
  C+  
  C Satisfactory (Acceptable Achievement)
  D Poor (Inadequate Achievement)
  F Failure (no credit earned)


Deferred Grades (DF)

No Grade Reported (NG)