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F.1.2 Graduate Studies Grading System
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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Academic Regulations F. Academic Standing F.1 Grading System and Transcripts F.1.2 Graduate Studies Grading System
F.1.2 Graduate Studies Grading System
Grade Grade Point Value Graduate Description
A+ 4.00 Outstanding performance
A 4.00 Excellent performance
A- 3.70 Very good performance
B+ 3.30 Good performance
B 3.00 Satisfactory performance
B- 2.70 Minimum pass
C+ 2.30 All grades of "C+" or lower are indicative of failure at the graduate level and cannot be counted toward Faculty of Graduate Studies course requirements. Individual programs may require a higher passing grade.
C 2.00  
C- 1.70  
D+ 1.30  
D 1.00  
F 0.00
CR Completed Requirements. Carries no weight in calculating the grade point average. This will be noted in the calendar description as “Not Included in GPA” where applicable.