The Semester GPA is computed as follows:
The higher grade of a repeated course is used in the computations. A “W” grade is not included in the GPA computations.
The cumulative GPA is computed as follows:
Numeric grades are used to represent student performance in a course. The letter grades are calculated according to the scheme outlined below. The minimum passing letter grade is D.
≥ 90 and < 95
≥ 85 and < 90
≥ 80 and < 85
≥ 77 and < 80
≥ 73 and < 77
≥ 70 and < 73
≥ 65 and < 70
≥ 60 and < 65
Other grade designations
Pass with Honor
Course in progress
At the end of each semester, the University recognizes students with distinguished academic achievements by enlisting their names on two honor rolls: Dean’s Honor List and President’s Honor list. To be eligible for an honor mention, a student must satisfy the following general honor conditions:
Students whose semester GPA (SGPA) is 85 or above shall be placed on the Dean’s honor list and shall receive a commendation from College Dean. Students whose semester GPA is 90 or above are placed on the President’s honor list and shall receive a commendation from the University President.
Students graduating with a cumulative GPA (CGPA) 85 or above shall be graduating with “Distinction” and those graduating with a CGPA of 90 and above shall be granted a designation of “High Distinction” provided they satisfy the general honor conditions stated above. The designation shall be extolled on the students’ graduation certificates and official University transcripts.
Two students among the graduating class with the highest GPA, one in the College of Business Administration and the other in the College of Engineering shall receive the Nazik Rafik Hariri Award. The award amounts to a full tuition scholarship to pursue a Master Degree at RHU.