All University of Reston Graduate School students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or as required by the student’s specific program of study.

The cumulative grade point average includes all graduate-level courses attempted at the University of Reston.

Specifically, The University of Reston requires each student to satisfactorily complete all required courses in their respective program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for a total 36 credit hours before their MBA, MCS or MSIS degree will awarded.

Grading

The University of Reston uses a system of letter grades that can be converted into their numerical equivalents in order to precisely evaluate student performance and progress:

Letter Grade Numeric Grade Letter Grade Numeric Grade
A 4.0 – 3.9 C 2.1 – 1.9
A- 3.8 – 3.5 C – 1.8 – 1.5
B+ 3.4 – 3.2 D + 1.4 – 1.2
B 3.1 – 2.9 D 1.1 – 1.0
B- 2.8 – 2.5 F 0.0
C+ 2.4 – 2.2