Grading and Proficiency Scale

The following proficiency scale is used to determine level advancement in the American Language & Culture Program.


A 90 – 100%
Move to the next level
B 80 – 89% Move to the next level
C 70 – 79% Must repeat level
D 60 – 69% Must repeat level
Below 60% Must repeat level


In order to advance to the next level, students must achieve an accumulative GPA of 80%. Individual course grades in both Reading and Writing, and Listening and Speaking must be higher than 73%.

Specific grading guidelines can be found in the following document: ALCP Grading Proficiency Scale.