For each course taken at IUE, the student is given one of the letter grades below by the instructor as the semester course grade.
The table below provides the detailed information about the local letter grades and coefficients.
Score Grades Coefficients
90-100 AA 4,00
85-89 B1 3,50
80-84 B2 3,25
75-79 B3 3,00
70-74 C1 2,75
65-69 C2 2,50
60-64 C3 2,00
50-59 F1 1,50
49 and below F2 0,00
The lowest grade to be successful in a course is (C3) 2,00. The grades lover than 2,00 (F1 and F2) are unsuccessful.
In order to be successful in a program, grade point average must be at least (C3) 2.00 and all courses must be completed successfully.
The results obtained by the student in each of the subjects will be graded according to the following numerical scale of 0-10, with one decimal, to which may be added the corresponding qualitative rating:
0 - 4,9: Suspenso (SS) - Failed
5,0 - 6,9: Aprobado (AP) – Satisfactory/Sufficient
7,0 - 8,9: Notable (NT) - Good
9,0 - 10: Sobresaliente (SB) – Very Good
The mention of "Distinction" (Matrícula de Honor) will be awarded to students who have achieved a score equal to or greater than 9.0. Its number will not exceed 5% of the students enrolled in a subject in the relevant academic year, unless the enrollment is less than 20 students, in which case only one student may be granted with this "Distinction".