To be considered in good academic standing, undergraduate students must meet the following three requirements.
1. Maintain minimum cumulative GPA: To graduate, Marian University requires all undergraduate students to maintain a cumulative a 2.00 or higher grade point average (GPA) for all courses taken at Marian University and all courses which apply toward the major.
Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA based on total credits attempted:
Total Credit Attempted
This includes A-F, S, U, P, FL, I, IP, W grades and advanced placement/standing credits as well as transfer credits.
Minimum Cumulative GPA for Good Standing at Marian
Up to 17.99
18.00 – 34.99
35.00 – 51.99
52 or more
2. Maintain minimum completion rate: Continuing students must pass (grade of D or above) more than half of their coursework each semester. There are no probationary terms for minimum completion rate.
Full-Time Students: After the first semester of attendance, full-time students who do not pass a minimum of half of the coursework attempted each semester will be Academically Dismissed.
Part-Time Students: After the first semester of attendance, part-time students who do not pass a minimum of 6 or more credits of 12 consecutive semester attempted credit hours will be Academically Dismissed.
3. EARN A C OR BETTER IN DEVELOPMENTAL COURSEWORK: Students who are required to take developmental courses must earn at least a C or better in those courses. (Developmental courses are those below the 100 level.)
Students who do not earn a C or better in their developmental coursework will be placed on Academic Probation for the next semester and be required to repeat developmental courses.
Students who do not earn a C or better in their developmental course during the semester on Academic Probation will be Academically Dismissed.
Please view the Catalog of Courses to see detailed information about policies.