Good Academic Standing and Satisfactory Academic Progress - Graduate Students

St. Cloud State University expects all students to maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined

Graduate Criteria

Criterion 1: Grade point average (GPA) - a graduate student, whether in a degree, certificate, or licensure program, must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

A student who does not achieve a satisfactory grade in the first course of a course sequence or a program sequence or a prerequisite course cannot take the subsequent courses in that sequence until the course has been completed with a passing grade of C or better.

Criterion 2: Credit Completion Rate - Successful completion of 2/3 (66.67%) of all graduate credits attempted at SCSU.

For candidates in all graduate programs, courses in which a letter grade of I (Incomplete), IP (In progress), Z (No grade reported), W (Withdrawal), F (Failure), FN (Failure for nonattendance), NA (Never Attended) or U (Unsatisfactory) is received will be treated as credits attempted but not successfully completed. Courses in which a grade of C-, D+, D, D-, is earned will count as credits completed but are not considered satisfactory grades and will not be accepted toward graduate program completion. A grade of R (Registered) is considered satisfactory and not used in computing GPA or completion rate.


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