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Graduate Policies

Academic Standing

Unless program-specific accreditation requirements stipulate otherwise, academic standing is defined in the following ways:
Academic Good Standing. A student is in academic good standing when he or she earns acceptable grades (i.e., A,  A-, B+, B, B- and CR) in completed graduate courses, and maintains a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all graduate coursework.
Academic Warning. A student is in academic warning if he or she earns one grade of C+, C or C-, or if the cumulative GPA falls below 3.0.
• All grades earned in Master’s and Doctoral graduate courses are considered in the determination of academic dismissal. Only degree-seeking students are eligible to appeal academic dismissal.

Academic Dismissal

Unless program-specific accreditation requirements stipulate otherwise, a graduate student will be dismissed from High Point University under the following circumstances:
• A grade of C is received in two graduate courses;
• A grade of F is received in one graduate course;
• A comprehensive examination is failed on the second attempt;
• An oral thesis defense is failed on the second attempt;
• The minimal cumulative GPA of 3.0 is not achieved for the number of credit hours required for the degree.

 

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL PLANNING

Our main office is located in Suite 100 of Roberts Hall.

Phone: (336) 841-9124
Fax: (336) 841-4649
Email: finplan@highpoint.edu
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