admissions

Grade/Ranking Distribution

 

University of Georgia School of Law
2008-2009 Academic Year 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 ten percent or have a cumulative grade point average greater than 3.5 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 the 2008-2009 Academic Year.

  Class of 2009
n = 215
mean =  3.24
median = 3.26
Class of 2010
n = 225
mean = 3.16
median = 3.18
Class of 2011
n = 217
mean = 3.07
median = 3.07
  Grade Point Average Grade Point Average Grade Point Average
Top 10% 3.73 and above 3.69 and above 3.72 and above
Top 20% 3.56 and above 3.53 and above 3.55 and above
Top 33% 3.39 and above 3.32 and above 3.29 and above
Top 50% 3.26 and above 3.18 and above 3.07 and above
Top 75% 2.97 and above 2.89 and above 2.74 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)