Transcripts

All Education Abroad Network participants receive an official transcript direct from an Australian, New Zealand, or Asian university. The Education Abroad Network does NOT issue academic transcripts. The following tables illustrate the approximate equivalency of the Australian, New Zealand and Asia grading systems compared to the US grading system.

See our list of credit equivalencies for information on transferring credits.

Review academic differences additional guidance

Australia

Note that some Australian universities use a Distinction grading scale and others using a numerical scale of 1 – 7. For example, a “credit” at an Australian university is generally equivalent to a “B” letter grade in the U.S.

U.S. Grade Percentage Australia Grade Abbreviation
A+/A 85 – 100% “High Distinction” 7 or HD
A-/B+ 75 – 84% “Distinction” 6 or D
B 65 – 74% “Credit” 5 or C
C 50 – 64% C “Pass I” 4 or P1
D 45 – 49% D “Pass II” or “Conceded Pass” 3 or P2
F N/A F “Fail” 2, 1, F or NN

New Zealand

New Zealand Grade Percentage US Grade
A+, A, A- 75 – 100% A
B+ 70 – 74% B
B 65 – 69% B
B- 60 – 64% B
C+ 55 – 59% C
C- 50 – 54% C
 D (fail)  40 – 49% F
 F (fail)  39%  and under F

China

Fudan University (Shanghai)
Students attending Fudan University (Shanghai) will receive a personalized Supplemental Letter with their official transcript. Fudan University utilizes letter grades (A, B, C, etc.).

Fudan University Grade (GPA) Percentage US Grade
4.0 90 – 100% A
3.7 85 – 89% A-
3.3 82 – 84% B+
3.0 78 – 81% B
2.7 75 – 77% B-
2.3 71 – 74% C+
2.0 66 – 70% C
1.7 62 – 65% C-
1.3 60 – 61% D
1.0 Pass After Re-sit P
0 Pass P
0 59% and below F

Thailand

Students attending school in Thailand will receive an official transcript from Portland State University that utilizes standard letter grades (A, B, C, etc.).

South Korea

Korea University (Seoul)

Korea University Grade Percentage US Grade
A 90 – 100% A
B+ 85 – 89% B+
B 80 – 84% B
C+ 75 – 79% C+
C 70 – 74% C
D+ 65 – 69% D+
D 60 – 64% D
F 0 – 59% F

Singapore

Singapore Management University (SMU)

SMU Grade (GPA) Percentage US Grade
3.7 – 4.3 90 – 100% A
3.3 – 3.6 87 – 89% B+
2.7 – 3.0 80 – 86% B
2.1 – 2.6 74 – 79% C+
1.7 – 2.0 70 – 73% C
1.3 – 1.6 67 – 69% D+
1.0 – 1.2 64 – 66% D
0 – 0.9 0 – 63% F