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
Responsible Authority: Academic Affairs
Recipients: Registrar, University Advising, Financial Aid
Publications: Academic Catalog Definitions: N/A
Life University Academic Grading Standards Policy
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.)
WF/WNP-Withdrawn Failure/Withdraw No pass
** 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.
Passed Academic Affairs Committee: August 26, 2021