Bloomington Campus Grade Distribution Reports
Data File Definitions
The following data elements and field values are used in the data file (.xls) output for the Bloomington Campus Grade Distribution Reports for results subsequent to and including Fall 2004.
Data Column  Explanation 

INST  This is the campus on which the course was offered. IUBLA is the code for IU Bloomington. 
TERM  Indicates the administrative grouping for classes and tuition generation, which is determined as an instructional accounting period. These terms coincide with semesters, i.e. fall term, spring term, summer term. The term code is comprised of a combination of century, year and academic term. Position 1 is the century, e.g. 4 = 2000s, 3 = 1900s; position 2 and 3 is the year, e.g. 10 = 2010, 09 = 2009; position 4 is the term, i.e. 8 = Fall, 5 = Summer, 2 = Spring. 
CLASS #  Course unique identifier. 
ACAD ORG  This code indicates the department that owns the course, for example BL‐AMID, BL‐MUS). 
ACAD ORG DESC  The description of ACAD ORG. 
ACAD GRP  The code referring to the School offering the course. 
ACAD GRP DESC  The description of the School offering the course. 
SUBJECT  Indicates the department offering the course and subject area (e.g. portion in bold here: MATH – M118). 
COURSE  The 3 digit number of a specific course often indicating the course level (e.g. portion in bold here: MATH –M 118). 
TITLE  Course title 
TOPIC  Topic of the course if the field is populated. 
GRADEA+  This is the number of A+ grades awarded in this section. 
GRADEA  This is the number of A grades awarded. 
GRADEA  This is the number of A grades awarded. 
GRADEB+  This is the number of B+ grades awarded. 
GRADEB  This is the number of B grades awarded. 
GRADEB  This is the number of B grades awarded. 
GRADEC+  This is the number of C+ grades awarded. 
GRADEC  This is the number of C grades awarded. 
GRADEC  This is the number of C grades awarded. 
GRADED+  This is the number of D+ grades awarded. 
GRADED  This is the number of D grades awarded. 
GRADED  This is the number of D grades awarded. 
GRADEF  This is the number of F grades awarded. 
GRADEP  This is the number of P grades awarded. 
GRADES  This is the number of S grades awarded. 
GRADEI  This is the number of I grades awarded. 
GRADER  This is the number of R grades awarded. 
GRADEW  This is the number of W grades awarded. 
GRADENY  This is the number of NY grades awarded. 
GRADEWX  This is the number of WX grades awarded. 
GRADENC  This is the number of NC grades awarded. 
GRADENR  This is the number of NR grades awarded. 
GRADEOTHER  This is the number of OTHER grades awarded. 
GPAGRADES  Total number of grades considered in computing grade point averages (A, B, C, D, F). 
TOTALGRADES  Total number of grades issued , including both GPA grades and nonGPA grades. 
MAJORSPERCENT  This is the percentage of students whose majors department matches the course department. 
CLASSGPA  The average of all GPA grades awarded, computed using the following values:

AVECUMGPA  The average student GPA is calculated by averaging the academic records GPAs of all students enrolled. The GPA level used for each student is the student's current GPA level (undergraduate or graduate). Grades awarded this semester are included in the average student GPA calculation. In compliance with privacy regulations, the average student GPA is not provided if fewer than five students are enrolled, or if GPA grades were awarded and fewer than five students received GPA grades. 
INSTRUCTORNAME  This is the instructor's name. 