Grading System in Nigeria

GPA Calculator Nigeria GPA calculator

Grading Scales:

Most Common

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A 70.00 - 100.00 First Class Honours (5) A
AB 70.00 - 100.00 A
B 60.00 - 69.99 Second Class Honours, Upper (4) B+
BC 60.00 - 69.99 B+
C 50.00 - 59.99 Second Class Honours, Lower (3) B
CD 50.00 - 59.99 B
D 45.00 - 49.99 Third Class (2) C+
E 40.00 - 44.99 Pass (1) C
F 0.00 - 39.99 F

West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE)

West African School Certificate replaced the West African General Certificate of Education Ordinary and Advanced levels (GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels) in 1989.

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A1 1.00 - 1.99 Excellent A+
B2 2.00 - 2.99 Very Good A
B3 3.00 - 3.99 Good B
C4 4.00 - 4.99 Credit B
C5 5.00 - 5.99 Credit C
C6 6.00 - 6.99 Credit C
D7 7.00 - 7.99 Pass D
E8 8.00 - 8.99 Pass D
F9 9.00 Fail F

General Certificate of Education (GCE)

Grade US Grade
A A
B B
C B
D C
E C

National Examinations Council (NECO) Senior School Certificate

Grade Grade Description US Grade
A1 Excellent A+
B2 Very Good A
B3 Good B
C4 Credit B
C5 Credit C
C6 Credit C
D7 Pass D
D/E8 Pass D
F9 Fail F

Bayero University, Kano (Graduate Programs)

Master's and PhD programs (all others use Most Common scale)

Grade Scale US Grade
A 70.00 - 100.00 A
B+ 65.00 - 69.00 A-
B 60.00 - 64.00 B+
C+ 55.00 - 59.00 B
C 50.00 - 54.00 B
F 0.00 - 49.00 F

Umaru Musa Yar'Adula University (Graduate)

Graduate-level programs only. All others follow most-common scale

Grade Scale US Grade
A 70.00 - 100.00 A
B+ 65.00 - 69.00 A-
B 60.00 - 64.00 B+
C+ 55.00 - 8.00 B
C 50.00 - 54.00 B
D 45.00 - 49.00 C
F 0.00 - 44.00 F

University of Lagos

Grade Scale Scale 2 US Grade
A 70.00 - 100.00 5.00 A
B 60.00 - 69.00 4.00 B+
C 50.00 - 59.00 3.00 B
D 45.00 - 49.00 2.00 C+
E 40.00 - 44.00 1.00 C
F 0.00 - 39.00 0.00 F




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