Credit Definitions

  • Attempted: The total number of credits in which a student has registered in a semester or on a cumulative basis.
  • Earned: The total number of credits completed with a progress grade in a semester or on a cumulative basis.
  • Passed: The total number of credits earned that do not factor into a semester or cumulative GPA.
  • Quality: The total number of credits earned that factor into a semester or cumulative GPA.
  • Points: The total number of grade points earned in a semester or on a cumulative basis.
One Credit of Equals Grade Points
A 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.4
B 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.4
C 2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.4
D 1.0
D- 0.7
E 0.0
UW 0.0
P *
I *
IP *
W *
NR *
CR *
NC *
V **
* Does not affect the GPA calculation, but may impact Satisfactory Academic progress.
** Does not affect the GPA calculation, does not impact Satisfactory Academic Progress, and does not appear on the official transcript.