Grading System in Belgium

Belgium GPA calculator

Grading scales:


Grade Grade Description US Grade
A Excellent A
B Very Good AB
C Good B
D Satisfactory BC
E Sufficient C
Z Requirements Fulfilled S
FX Fail F
F Fail F


Scale Grade Description US Grade
20.00 With highest honors (Met de grootste onderscheiding ) A+
18.00 - 19.99 With full praise / with highest honors (Met de grootste onderscheiding) A+
16.00 - 17.99 With great praise with high honors (Met grote onderscheiding) A
14.00 - 15.99 With praise / with honors (Met onderscheiding) B
12.00 - 13.99 With reward / satisfactory (Voldoening) C
10.00 - 11.99 With reward/pass (Geslaagd) C-
8.00 - 9.99 Fail, possibility of deliberation by compensation (Niet geslaagd) F
0.00 - 7.99 Fail, without the possiblity of deliberation by compensation (Niet ontvankelijk) F


Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade Notes
20.00 The highest distinction with the congratulations of the jury (La plus grande distinction avec les félicitations du jury) A+
18.00 - 19.99 The highest distinction (La plus grande distinction) A
16.00 - 17.99 High distinction (Grande distinction) A-
13.00 - 15.99 Distinction B
10.00 - 12.99 Satisfactory (Satisfaction) C
CP Sufficient (Passable) D Conceded pass if semester/yearly average of grades remains above 10 and credits awarded by the examination board
0.00 - 9.99 Fail F

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