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Grade Distribution

Spring 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 2015 Semester.


  Class of 2016
n = 198
mean = 3.22
median = 3.22
Class of 2017
n = 188
mean = 3.20
median = 3.19
Class of 2018
n = 190
mean = 3.07
median = 3.11
  Grade Point Average Grade Point Average Grade Point Average
Top 10% 3.68 and above 3.72 and above 3.65 and above
Top 20% 3.57 and above 3.55 and above 3.45 and above
Top 25% 3.48 and above 3.50 and above 3.38 and above
Top 33% 3.39 and above 3.38 and above 3.31 and above
Top 50% 3.22 and above 3.19 and above 3.11 and above
Top 75% 3.00 and above 2.95 and above 2.78 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