DHU Grading System


DHU Grading System provides a way of measuring and comparing academic performance and transferring them from one university to another.

  

In Donghua University, the credit is a value allocated to course units as a means of describing the lecturing time or workload required to complete the course. Generally speaking, 1 credit in Donghua University represents 16 credit hours, 1 credit hour equals to 45 minutes.


Donghua University adapts 100 point grading system, which ranges from 0 (very poor) to 100 (excellent). The lowest passing grade is 60. However, an instructor may set a grade higher than 70 as the passing grade according to the course objectives. The grade over 100 will be counted as 100.



  


Explanation of the Grades

100 point-grade in DHU

Grade Point

Performance

Letter   Grade


100

5.0

Excellent

A+

First

90-99

4.0-4.99

Very good

A+

First

85-89.9

3.5-3.99

Good

A

First

80-84.9

3.0-3.49

More than   sufficient

B+

Second

75-79.9

2.5-2.99

Sufficient

B

Second

67-74.9

1.7-2.49

Fair

C

Third

60-66.9

1.0-1.69

Pass but   poor

D


<60

0

Fail

F


PASS

Pass this   course; the grade does not affect GPA.

FAIL

Fail this   course; the grade does not affect GPA.

Explanation of the GPA

1)GPA= Total Grade Points   ÷ Total Number of Eligible Credits.

2)Grade Points=   (0.1*grade-5)*credits.

Grade Points are 0 if grades   are below 60.

3)GPA does not count courses of Pass/Fail.

4)CIP uses a five-point (5.0) grading scale.

  

  For more clear explanation on DHU Grading System, please refer to "CIP Student Handbook"