We’re getting close to that time, so here’s the official definition of what grades mean in Arts & Science at the University of Toronto. If the scale at your school is significantly different, please let us know.
|Percentage||Letter Grade||GPA Value||Grade Definition|
|90-100||A+||4.0||Excellent||Strong evidence of original thinking; good organization; capacity to analyze and synthesize; superior grasp of subject matter with sound critical evaluations; evidence of extensive knowledge base.|
|77-79||B+||3.3||Good||Evidence of grasp of subject matter, some evidence of critical capacity and analytic ability; reasonable understanding of relevant issues; evidence of familiarity with literature.|
|67-69||C+||2.3||Adequate||Student who is profiting from his/her university experience; understanding of the subject matter; ability to develop solutions to simple problems in the material.|
|57-59||D+||1.3||Marginal||Some evidence of familiarity with subject matter and some evidence that critical and analytic skills have been developed.|
Little evidence of even superficial understanding of subject matter; weakness in critical and analytic skills; with limited or irrelevant use