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Numerical grade equivalents

nj_momnj_mom Registered User Posts: 232 Junior Member
edited September 2010 in Lafayette College
Does anyone know, what the grading scale is for an A, B, C, etc? I understand how final grades are converted into GPAs but I'm wondering if my D got an 84 on a test, is that considered a solid B or borderline C? In high school, 92-100 was an A, 84-91 is a B, etc. I'm not seeing how grades are calculated to give that letter grade though.
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Replies to: Numerical grade equivalents

  • ryanshroffryanshroff Registered User Posts: 140 Junior Member
    At Lafayette, the typical grade equivalent for most courses is

    A = 93 - 100
    A- = 90 - 92.9
    B+ = 87 - 89.9
    B = 83 - 86.9
    B- = 80 - 82.9
    C+ = 77 - 79.9
    C = 73 - 76.9
    C- = 70 - 72.9
    D+ = 67 - 69.9
    D = 63 - 66.9
    D- = 60 - 62.9
    F - 59.9 and lower

    Of course, this isn't the norm and there are some professors who I've taken a class with who have their own grading scale.

    w.r.t. borderline C or borderline B, again most professors take judgment calls on that. there's no standard for all the professors that they have to adhere to.
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