Grading System

Final Grades are given at the end of the semester for each course. Grades assigned at the completion of a course are as follows:

Current Grading System

GradeDescriptionPoints
A93-100%4.00
A-90-92%3.70
B+87-89%3.30
B83-86%3.00
B-80-82%2.70
C+77-79%2.30
C73-76%2.00
C-70-72%1.70
D+67-69%1.30
D63-66%1.00
D-60-62%                  0.70
FFailure 0.00
RCourse must be repeated; minimum level of proficiency not attained.
SSatisfactory
UUnsatisfactory (counts as Failure)0.00
WStudent withdrew from class between 4th and 10th week; non Failure. 
ZNo grade submitted by the instructor.
CRTransfer credit from another Institution or course taken on permit
NCNo credit granted. Restricted to credit bearing courses, freshmen and Nursing students, a maximum of 8 credits, or 2 classes only.
WAAdministrative Withdrawal (assigned by the Registrar’s Office for administrative reasons, e.g. lack of immunization)
WDDrop Withdrawal (assigned by the Registrar’s Office for drops during 2nd and 3rd week of classes)
WNNever attended (instructor initiates this grade during commencement of attendance for not attending at all during the first week of classes)
WUWithdrew Unofficially (Same as “F”. If a student stopped attending at any time during the term then he/she should receive a WU grade.)0.00
AUDAudit.  Course not taken for credit or grade.
INCTerm’s work is incomplete.  The “INC” grade reverts to an “FIN” if a change is not made by the following deadlines: Spring and Summer terms- November 1; Fall term- March 15.
FIN“F” from Incomplete.0.00
PENGrade Pending disciplinary action
Discontinued Grading System/Symbols
=Course does not count in the GPA or credits completed
*WNNever Attended (effective Fall 2009-Winter 2013)
ABSAbsent from final
FABFailed due to Absent0.00
FPNFailed due to Pending0.00
REPCourse already taken and successfully completed with a grade of “C” or better
TRTransfer credit from another Institution or course taken on permit
WFWithdrew Failing0.00
WNNever Attended (counts in GPA computation; same as Failure; effective Fall 2008-Summer 2009)0.00
WPWithdrew Passing
XNon-Punitive Failure

Discontinued Grading System/Symbols

GradeDescriptionPoints
=Course does not count in the GPA or credits completed
*WNNever Attended (effective Fall 2009-Winter 2013)
ABSAbsent from final
FABFailed due to Absent0.00
FPNFailed due to Pending0.00
REPCourse already taken and successfully completed with a grade of “C” or better
TRTransfer credit from another Institution or course taken on permit
WFWithdrew Failing0.00
WNNever Attended (counts in GPA computation; same as Failure; effective Fall 2008-Summer 2009)0.00
WPWithdrew Passing
XNon-Punitive Failure

Office of Academic Affairs

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Email: academicaffairs@bmcc.cuny.edu

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