UG Grading System And How To Calculate GPA- Education Ghana
The University of Ghana (UG) situated in Legon, Accra is one of the top universities in Ghana. It has produced several prominent personalities in the country.
The university has its grading system which it uses in ranking its students into the various classes of degrees ranging from the lowest rank which is PASS to SECOND CLASS (lower and upper) and finally the highest rank is FIRST CLASS.
The Grade Point Average (GPA) is the overall grade you get by adding all your grades and dividing by the number of classes in a semester.
Whereas Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is the total GPA in all the semesters a student has taken in the university.
In this article, we are going to show you UG’s grading system and how to calculate your Grade Point Average (GPA)
Check UG Grading System And How To Calculate GPA
GPAs are semester specific. Following are the Scores/Marks, Grade, Grade Point, and Interpretation respectively.
80 – 100, A, 4.0, Outstanding
75 – 79, B+, 3.5, Very Good
70 – 74, B, 3.0, Good
65 – 69, C+, 2.5, Finally Good
60 – 64, C, 2.0, Average
55 – 59, D+, 1.5, Below Average
50 – 54, D, 1.0, Marginal Pass
45 – 49, E, 0.5, Unsatisfactory
0 – 44, F, 0, Fail
How To Calculate GPA
In calculating GPA, the Total Grade Point of the courses in the semester is divided by the Total Credit. Example below:
- Code: PHCL101
- Code: SOCI121
- Code: SREL111
- Code: UGRC120
- Code: UGRC140
Total Credits= 15
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA (UG) DEGREE CLASSIFICATION
Read below the Class and their corresponding Class range:
First Class (3.60 – 4.00)
Second Class (Upper Division) – 3.00 – 3.59
Second Class (Lower Division) – 2.00 – 2.99
Third Class (1.50 – 1.99)
Pass (1.00 – 1.49)
Fail (No award) – 0.00 – 0.99