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Grade Distribution

Fall 2016

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 2016 Semester.


  Class of 2017
n = 183
mean = 3.22
median = 3.20
Class of 2018
n = 187
mean = 3.15
median = 3.17
Class of 2019
n = 182
mean = 3.14
median = 3.13
  Grade Point Average Grade Point Average Grade Point Average
Top 10% 3.73 and above 3.62 and above 3.80 and above
Top 20% 3.55 and above 3.48 and above 3.58 and above
Top 25% 3.49 and above 3.42 and above 3.49 and above
Top 33% 3.42 and above 3.34 and above 3.33 and above
Top 50% 3.20 and above 3.17 and above 3.13 and above
Top 75% 2.97 and above 2.89 and above 2.86 and above

The UGA School of Law utilizes the following grading system scale:

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 = 0.0
      
I = Incomplete S = Satisfactory
U = Unsatisfactory W = Withdrawal