The APUS grading system is provided in the following chart. Additional information regarding the posting of grades and the petitioning of grades is available in the Student Handbook.

Grade Quality Points Description
A 4.0 Very high quality, clearly above average work
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.0 Above average
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.0
C- 1.67 Below Average
D+ 1.33 Unsatisfactory
D 1.0 Unsatisfactory
D- .67 Unsatisfactory
F 0.0 Failing
I NONE Incomplete
DP NONE Dropped
W NONE Withdrawn
WF NONE A Withdrawal that was allowed but instructor requested a failing notation
X NONE Audit grade: No Academic Credit awarded
R NONE Previously failed course that was retaken
S NONE Satisfactory: No Academic Credit awarded
U NONE Unsatisfactory: No Academic Credit awarded
PLA NONE Credit awards for prior learning