What is 60% at SFU?

60% at Simon Fraser University in Canada is a C grade. The grading scale at SFU is as follows:

  • A+ – 90-100%
  • A – 80-89%
  • B+ – 75-79%
  • B – 70-74%
  • C+ – 65-69%
  • C – 60-64%
  • D – 55-59%
  • F – 0-54%

A C grade is considered a satisfactory performance, and it is the most common grade at SFU. Students who earn a C grade are demonstrating that they have a good understanding of the course material and are able to apply it to their work.

SIAT courses use the following grading scale. The definitions are to help students understand how instructors interpret performance in each grade category. The student is awarded a final grade at the end of the semester for each credit course and each grade will appear on the student’s record as a letter grade and numerical equivalent as follows.

Letter gradeSIAT recommended % gradeDefinitionNumerical equivalent
A+95-100Excellent performance4.33
A90-94.5 4.0
A-85-89.5 3.67
B+80-84.5Good performance3.33
B75-79.5 3.0
B-70-74.5 2.67
C+65-69.5Satisfactory performance2.33
C60-64.5 2.0
C-55-59.5 1.67
D50-54.5 1.0
F0-49.5Unsatisfactory performance (fail)0
AE Aegrotat standing, compassionate passno equivalent
AU Auditno equivalent
CC Course Challengeno equivalent
CR Credit without gradeno equivalent
DE Deferred gradeno equivalent
GN Grade not reportedno equivalent
N Did not write final exam or otherwise complete course0
P Satisfactory performace or better (pass, ungraded)no equivalent
W Withdrawnno equivalent

Note: Credit is granted for: A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, P, D,CC, AE, CR.
No credit is granted for: F, N, DE, W, AU.