Grade Comparison Guide

Comparison between the University of Alberta's old and new grading systems

Effective September 2003, the University implemented a letter grading system with a four-point scale of numerical equivalents for calculating grade point averages.

The following comparison is provided to assist in the interpretation of our transcripts where a student has completed course work in the previous nine-point grading system and in the current letter grading system:

Nine Point Grade

prior to September 2003

Letter Grade

effective September 2003

Grade Point Value

effective September 2003

9

A+

4.0

9

A

4.0

8

A-

3.7

7

B+

3.3


B

3.0

6

B-

2.7


C+

2.3

5

C

2.0


C-

1.7

4

D+

1.3


D

1.0

3

F

0.0

2

F

0.0

1

F

0.0