About Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is a public, historically black university located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. It was founded in 1891 as a teacher training school for African Americans and has since expanded to offer undergraduate and graduate programs across multiple disciplines.
Grading and GPA System
ECSU uses a traditional letter grading system, with grades ranging from A to F. The university also uses plus and minus grades to further differentiate student performance. The grading scale is as follows:
- A: 90-100%
- B: 80-89%
- C: 70-79%
- D: 60-69%
- F: below 60%
Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 to remain in good academic standing. Honor designations are awarded based on semester GPA, with honors for students achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher, high honors for students achieving a GPA of 3.75 or higher, and highest honors for students achieving a GPA of 4.0.
Elizabeth City State University offers a diverse range of academic programs and boasts a long history of serving underrepresented communities. The university maintains high academic standards and provides students with the opportunity to excel through its rigorous grading and GPA system.