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Point System for Grades

Although your final grade for a class will be a letter grade, many instructors use a numerical point system to figure out the letter grade equivalencies. Below is a typical point system. Be sure that you understand the number system your instructors use. If this point system is not spelled out in the course syllabus, ask your instructor.

Sample Point System
Points
Letter Grade
97-100
A
90-96
A-
86-89
B+
83-85
B
78-82
B-
74-77
C+
69-73
C
64-68
C-
59-63
D
less than 59
F