USC Price School of Public Policy

GPA Scale

Grade points are assigned as follows for each unit in the credit value of a course:

  • A = 4.0 points
  • A– = 3.7 points
  • B+ = 3.3 points
  • B = 3.0 points
  • B– = 2.7 points
  • C+ = 2.3 points
  • C = 2.0 points
  • C– = 1.7 points
  • D+ = 1.3 points
  • D = 1.0 points
  • D– = 0.7 points
  • F = 0 points
  • UW = 0 points
  • IX = 0 points

Marks of CR, NC, P, NP, W, IP, MG, and IN do not affect a student’s grade point average.

For additional information, go to the Academic Standards page in the USC Catalogue.