## LSU Grading System:

Grade | Symbol | Quality Points |
---|---|---|

A+ | 4.0 | 4.0 |

A | 4.0 | 4.0 |

A- | 3.7 | 3.7 |

B+ | 3.3 | 3.3 |

B | 3.0 | 3.0 |

B- | 2.7 | 2.7 |

C+ | 2.3 | 2.3 |

C | 2.0 | 2.0 |

D | 1.0 | 1.0 |

F | 0.0 | 0.0 |

S | Satisfactory | N/A |

U | Unsatisfactory | N/A |

Note: The above table provides a general summary of the LSU grading system. Students should consult with their respective institution for specific policies and procedures.

## LSU Academic Record Adjustment Policy

Adjustment | Policy |
---|---|

Grade Replacement | The most recent grade earned will replace the previous grade in the calculation of the cumulative GPA, regardless of whether it is higher or lower. Students may use this option for up to 12 hours of coursework. |

Academic Bankruptcy | Students may petition to have all grades earned in a previous semester excluded from the calculation of the cumulative GPA. This option may only be used once and only for one semester. All courses taken in the excluded semester will remain on the transcript with a notation indicating academic bankruptcy. |

Retroactive Withdrawal | Students may petition to withdraw from a course after the deadline due to extenuating circumstances beyond their control. A “W” will be recorded on the transcript, but no grade or quality points will be awarded. |

Note: The above table provides a general summary of the LSU Academic Record Adjustment Policy. Students should consult with their respective institution for specific policies and procedures.

## LSU course repeat policy

Scenario | Policy |
---|---|

Repeat a course for a higher grade | If a course is repeated for a higher grade, the most recent grade earned will replace the previous grade in the calculation of the cumulative GPA, regardless of whether it is higher or lower. |

Repeat a course for credit | If a course is repeated for credit, both the original and repeated course will be included in the calculation of the cumulative GPA. |

Repeated courses not eligible for financial aid | Repeated courses that are previously passed with a grade of “D” or higher may not be eligible for financial aid. |

Note: The above table provides a general summary of the LSU course repeat policy. Students should consult with their respective institution for specific policies and procedures.

## FAQs

**How is the GPA calculated at LSU?**

LSU calculates GPA on a 4.0 scale, with A+ worth 4.0 and F worth 0.0. The cumulative GPA is the weighted average of all grades earned.

**What is the minimum GPA required to remain in good standing at LSU?**

At LSU, undergraduate students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to remain in good academic standing.

**What is the grade replacement policy at LSU?**

LSU’s grade replacement policy allows students to repeat up to 12 hours of coursework and have the most recent grade earned replace the previous grade in the calculation of the cumulative GPA, regardless of whether it is higher or lower.

**Can a student retake a course for credit at LSU?**

Yes, students may retake a course for credit at LSU. However, both the original and repeated course will be included in the calculation of the cumulative GPA.

**What is academic bankruptcy at LSU?**

LSU’s academic bankruptcy policy allows students to petition to have all grades earned in a previous semester excluded from the calculation of the cumulative GPA. This option may only be used once and only for one semester.

Note: The above answers provide a general summary of LSU’s GPA calculation policies. Students should consult with their respective institution for specific policies and procedures.