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Get the facts on LSU's +/- grading policy.

Check out the interactive GPA Calculator HERE!

The top five things every student should know.

  • +/- grading is mandatory for faculty
  • If a course requires a C average to pass, a C- also counts.
  • Instructors can deviate from standard grade ranges, so check your syllabus.
  • GPA requirements and University Honors requirements will not change.
  • Prior grades will not be affected.

Quality Points Per Credit Hour and Per 3 Hour Course

Course Leter Grade Quality Points Per Credit Hour Quality Points for 3 Hour Course
A+ 4.3 12.9
A 4.0 12.0
A- 3.7 11.1
B+ 3.3 9.9
B 3.0 9.0
B- 2.7 8.1
C+ 2.3 6.9
C 2.0 6.0
C- 1.7 5.1
D+ 1.3 3.9
D 1.0 3.0
D- 0.7 2.1
F 0.0 0.0