Bloomington Campus Grade Distribution Reports

Report Definitions

The following data elements and field values are used in the web page results for the Bloomington Campus Grade Distribution Reports.

Data Element/Term Explanation
***NOT AVAILABLE: SMALL CLASS SIZE*** This note appears for those departments, courses or sections where the number of students is fewer than five or if GPA grades were awarded and fewer than five students received GPA grades.
GPA GRDS: Total number of grades considered in computing grade point averages (A, B, C, D, F).
TOT GRDS: Total number of grades issued , including both GPA grades and non-GPA grades.
CLASS GPA: The average of all GPA grades awarded, computed using the following values:
  • A+=4.0
  • A =4.0
  • A-=3.7
  • B+=3.3
  • B =3.0
  • B-=2.7
  • C+=2.3
  • C =2.0
  • C-=1.7
  • D+=1.3
  • D =1.0
  • D-=0.7
  • F =0.0
The class GPA is calculated by totaling the credit points for all GPA grades awarded and by dividing by the total number of GPA grades. In compliance with privacy regulations, class GPA is not provided if fewer than five students are enrolled in the department, course or section, or if the GPA grades were awarded and fewer than five students received GPA grades. FN grades are classified as an F grade on these reports.
AVG STU GPA: 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.
% MAJORS: The percentage of students whose major school (or major department for College of Arts & Sciences or Graduate School students) matches the school or department offering the course.
GRADE DISTRIBUTION: The number of students receiving each of the possible grades that can be awarded. In compliance with privacy regulations, the distribution is not provided if fewer than five students are enrolled, or if GPA grades were awarded and fewer than five students received GPA grades.
OTHER GRADES:
  • P = Passed (pass-fail option)
  • S = Satisfactory
  • I = Incomplete
  • R = Deferred
  • NR = No report filed by instructor
  • NC = No credit
  • NY = Used to signify enrollment in a special program for which credit when earned will be shown as an additional entry on the permanent academic record.
  • W = Withdrawn-passing
  • WX = Withdrawal from course during the official Late Schedule Adjustment period