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Grade Distribution

The majority of University of Georgia School of Law students are not ranked in individual order. Only those members of a class whose cumulative grade point averages are in the top twenty-five percent are ranked in individual order.

The following information is provided to assist students and prospective employers in determining the general range of a particular student's grade point average.  This chart represents the distribution of cumulative grade point averages at the end of Fall 2013 Semester.


  Class of 2014
n = 239
mean = 3.17
median = 3.16
Class of 2015
n = 183
mean = 3.14
median = 3.14
Class of 2016
Not Ranked
Until End of First Year
  Grade Point Average Grade Point Average Grade Point Average
Top 10% 3.70 and above 3.72 and above  
Top 20% 3.51 and above 3.51 and above  
Top 25% 3.45 and above 3.46 and above  
Top 33% 3.35 and above 3.38 and above  
Top 50% 3.18 and above 3.14 and above  
Top 75% 2.94 and above 2.87 and above  

The UGA School of Law utilizes the following grading system:

A+ = 4.3, 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, F = 0.00

I= Incomplete, U = Unsatisfactory, W = Withdraw
WP = Withdraw Passing, WF = Withdraw Failing
NR = Not Reported, IP = In Progress
YL = Year-long Course (reported at end of academic year)