Grading System

NAIT is a fully accredited post-secondary institute operating under the auspices of the Post-Secondary Learning Act, Government of Alberta, Advanced Education.

Alpha Grading System

Percentage Letter Grade Grade Point Descriptor
90–100 A+ 4.0 Outstanding
83–89 A 4.0  
80–82 A- 3.7 Excellent
77–79 B+ 3.3  
73–76 B 3.0  
70–72 B- 2.7 Good
67–69 C+ 2.3  
63–66 C 2.0 Satisfactory*
60–62 C- 1.7  
55–59 D+ 1.3  
50–54 D 1.0 Official Pass Mark**
0–49 F 0.0 Fail. No credit earned.
0 WF 0.0

Withdrawn Fail. Student withdrew from the course after the prescribed deadline. No credit earned.

*For credit programs effective July 2017, satisfactory is considered as "in good standing" at a term grade point average (TGPA) of 2.0.

**Unless a higher pass mark has been approved for the program

 

H/P/F Grading System

Courses with H/P/F grading system are not included in the calculation of GPA.

H Honours: course expectations have been exceeded.    
P

Pass: course expectations have been met.

   
F Fail: course expectations have not been met.    

Codes Not Included in GPA calculation

AU

Course was audited. No credit earned.

CR Course credit awarded.
CTN 

Continued. Part A completed for courses with two parts (A+B). Final grades and credits will be recorded on part B.

EXC

Student participates in Education Abroad and is enrolled in EXCH2000.

DEF

Student has been approved extended time to complete a deferred exam.

IN

Incomplete. Student has been granted extended time to complete outstanding coursework.

W

Withdrawn. Student officially withdrew from the course prior to the prescribed deadline. No credit earned.

Transcripts from other post secondary institutions

If a transcript using an Alpha Grading System is submitted from another educational institution, NAIT will award the average percentage that coincides with the Letter Grade, eg., A+ would be given 95%.

Find more information on Transfer Alberta

For more information about the NAIT Grading System, please review our Grades Procedure.