Law School Policy

Law School Students. To be eligible to continue a student must maintain a weighted average of 77 on completion of two or more semesters of Law School residence work. A weighted average of 77 on 90 credits is required for graduation. Beginning in September 1970, the Law School has related numerical grades to typical letter grades in accordance with the following table:


87-100
A
82-86
B
77-81
C
70-76
D
0-69
F

For interpretation of Law School grades prior to September 1970, please consult the UW-Madison Law School or Registrar's Office.

As of August 1992:

87-95
A
85-86
AB
83-84
B
80-82
BC
77-79
C
70-76
D
0-69
F

 

Other Students Taking Law Courses. Students not in Law School who take a Law School course have their numerical grades converted in accordance with the following table:

85-100
A
83-84
AB
77-82
B
75-76
BC
72-74
C
64-71
D
0-63
F

Effective September 2005 and thereafter, students entering the Law School have most of their classes graded on a letter grading scale.

A+
4.3
A
4.0
A-
3.7
B+
3.3
B
3.0
B-
2.7
C
2.0
C-
1.7
D
1.0
D-
.7
F
0

For further information, visit the Law School web site at: http://www.law.wisc.edu/career/gradesandstanding.htm


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