Grading System

Kirkwood uses a 4.0 grading system. Kirkwood grades and their grade points or meanings are provided below:

Grade Grade Points
A 4.00
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
C- 1.67
D+ 1.33
D 1.00
D- 0.67
F 0.00
Grade Description
P Passing Credit
Q No Credit
I Incomplete
E Excused Without Credit
T Credit by Examination
L Credit for Prior Education or Experience
N Audit
W Withdrew from Course
X Course Repeated
O Orignial Grade Removed

The grades A, B, C, D and F are included in the computation of grade point average. Credit toward graduation is granted for A, B, C, D, P, L and T.