All credits offered are expressed in term hours. One semester hour of credit is granted for the successful completion of one hour per week of lecture, or two or more hours per week of laboratory training, for the period of fifteen weeks.
The following grading system and grade point values are used for all courses at Ferris State University.
- A (4.0), A- (3.7)
- B+ (3.3), B (3.0), B- (2.7)
- C+ (2.3), C (2.0), C- (1.7)
- D+ (1.3), D (1.0), D- (0.7)
- F (0.0)
Grades of AWF (Administrative Withdrawal Failing), FNA (Failure, Never Attended), and WF (Withdrawal Failing), have a grade point value of (0.0) and are used when computing the grade point average.
Grades of AW (Administrative Withdrawal), AU (Audit), CR (Credit), NC (No Credit), NCNA (No Credit, Never Attended), NCW (No Credit Withdrawal), NGR (No Grade Reported), I (Incomplete), IP (In Progress), WA (Withdrawal University Action), and W (Withdrawal) are not considered in computing grade point averages.