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Colleges that don't give letter grades

dwinchodwincho Posts: 573Registered User Member
UC Santa Cruz
Hampshire
Eugene Lang

Any others?
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Replies to: Colleges that don't give letter grades

  • warblersrulewarblersrule Posts: 8,649Super Moderator Senior Member
    Bennington
    Evergreen State
    Fairhaven College
    Hampshire
    New College of Florida

    Antioch (you can ask for letter grades)
    Sarah Lawrence (you can ask for letter grades)

    St. John's (evaluations with letter grades)
    UCSC (evaluations with letter grades)
    Oxford University (evaluations with letter grades)
  • NorCalDadNorCalDad Posts: 753Registered User Member
    At one point in time, UCSC had "narrative evaluations" with a Pass / No Pass system (no letter grades). That was a while back. Today, while narrative evaluations are still done for all courses in which credit is given, most all classes have letter grades. In order for any UCSC student to use the Pass / No Pass option, they have to be in good academic standing, and no more than 25% of total credits earned may use the Pass / No Pass option.

    There are plenty of other schools that offer a Pass / No Pass option for certain classes. Emory University is one.
  • gellinogellino Posts: 3,017Registered User Senior Member
    Brown has a pass/fail option. I'm not sure how common it is to for students to use it, though.
  • km5km5 Posts: 44Registered User Junior Member
    My understanding is that Sarah Lawrence records letter grades in the transcript but also gives narrative evaluations from professors. It's not that they don't have grades; students just don't have to view them unless they want to.
  • allthosethingsallthosethings Posts: 271Registered User Junior Member
    At Bennington you can request grades as well. You can also get both grades and evaluations.
  • Erin's DadErin's Dad Posts: 19,216Super Moderator Senior Member
    Reed is the same way. Grades aren't given out though they are recorded. You have to ask for them.
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