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2021-22 Student Handbook and University Policies 
    
2021-22 Student Handbook and University Policies

Life University Academic Grading Standards Policy AS.053


LU Policy Number: AS.053

Effective Date: 7/1/2021

Approval Date: 10/31/2021

Revised Date: N/A

Purpose: To communicate the academic grading standards for the University and clarify meaning of specific grades.

Additional Authority: N/A

Scope: COC, COE, CGUS, Registrar, University Advising, Financial Aid

Approval Authority:

Responsible Authority: Academic Affairs

Recipients: Registrar, University Advising, Financial Aid

Publications: Academic Catalog Definitions: N/A

Policy Title


Life University Academic Grading Standards Policy

Policy Statement


The grading system used at Life University is the standard four-point system. The following is a comparison of a percentage system, letter system and four-point system.

  90-100 percent is equivalent to an “A” and is worth 4 quality points.

  80-89 percent is equivalent to a “B” and is worth 3 quality points.

  70-79 percent is equivalent to a “C” and is worth 2 quality points.

  60-69 percent is equivalent to a “D” and is worth 1 quality point. **(See note below.)

  Below 60 percent is an “F” and is worth 0 quality points.

  P/NP-Pass/No Pass - does not count in the Grade Point Average (GPA).

  I-Incomplete (Converts to “F” or “NP” at the end of the second week of following quarter.)

  IP-In Progress

  W-Withdrawn

  WF/WNP-Withdrawn Failure/Withdraw No pass

  AU-Audit

** Note: A grade “D” is not issued in the College of Chiropractic or any Graduate program within the College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies or the College of Online Education.

Procedure(s)


N/A

Other Notes


Passed Academic Affairs Committee: August 26, 2021