Valid Grades

Explore IUPUI’s grading system

Only grades A+ through F are used to calculate your grade point average (GPA). However, faculty may choose whether or not to use plus and minus grades.

Standard letter grades that are included in your GPA
GradePoints
A+4.0 (highest passing grade)
A4.0
A–3.7
B+3.3
B3.0
B–2.7
C+2.3
C2.0
C–1.7
D+1.3
D1.0
D–0.7 (lowest passing grade)
F0.0 (failing grade)
FN

Given to students whose lack of attendance is the basis for a failing grade. Will appear on transcript as F.

FNN

Given to students who never attended the class. Will appear on transcript as F.

Grades that aren’t included in your GPA
GradeDescription
PPass
SSatisfactory
IIncomplete
RDeferred grade (for courses which may not be completed in one term)
NCCourse taken on an audit (no credit) basis
NRGrade not yet submitted. Your true grade will replace the NR when your instructor submits your grade.
NYSignifies enrollment in a special program for which credit earned will be recorded when the program is completed. Typically used for courses taken through the study abroad program.
WWithdrawn. Grade will appear on transcript.