US Degree Classifications versus UK Degree Classifications
Converting overseas degree classifications on CVs to the local equivalent is vital, particularly in the UK.
Table for converting US degree classifications into UK degree classes. This is very important for US graduates wanting to work or train in the UK to try and use the UK equivalent grading system on their CV. The same applies (of course) to UK graduates looking to study in the USA. The information seems to show that a 3rd class degree in the UK is not really classed as a degree pass in the USA.
|A||4||From 70||First (I)|
|A –||3.67||66.7||Second Upper (II:i)|
|B +||3.33||63.3||Second Upper (II:i)|
|B||3||60||Second Upper (II:i)|
|B –||2.67||56.7||Second Lower (II:ii)|
|C +||2.33||53.3||Second Lower (II:ii)|
|C||2 (minimum to graduate)||50||Second Lower (II:ii)|
|C –||46.7||Third (III)|
|D +||43.3||Third (III)|
If anyone has any contributions to make to the table, please let us know… Please note that we cannot assist with the transcription of degrees from universities. To obtain a transcript of your university degree please contact the university you graduated from.