Historical Transcript Legends
February 2020 to December 2021
INSTITUTION NAME AND LOCATIONS
919 Mid-Campus Drive North, 118 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Kansas State Polytechnic Campus
2310 Centennial Rd
Salina, KS 67401
Kansas State Olathe Campus
22201 W. Innovation Dr.
Olathe, KS 66061
Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and by NCATE. Accreditation covers all courses and programs offered at all campuses of Kansas State University. In addition, various schools within the University hold accreditation from their professional accrediting associations.
UNIT OF CREDIT
K-State operates on a semester calendar. Each semester is an academic term and the unit of credit is the semester hour.
GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA)
The GPA is a measure of scholastic performance. A GPA is obtained by dividing the number of grade points by the hours of work attempted.
SYMBOLS AND TERMINOLOGY
- $ = work in progress
- ATT = Attempted
- GRD = Grade
- Academic Program = Academic College
- Academic Plan = Major/Minor/Certificate
- Academic Sub-Plan = Concentration within a plan
- Term = Semester
Transfer work that is accepted is listed on the transcript as transfer credits, showing the name of the institution, attendance dates and the number of hours accepted. Transfer work is not included in K-State GPA calculations.
SCHOLASTIC HONORS (Effective Fall 2006)
Bachelor’s degree candidates who have completed a minimum of 60 hours at Kansas State University and with at least 50 hours in graded courses in residence are considered for graduation with scholastic honors as follows:
- Summa cum laude: 3.950–4.000 K-State grade point average.
- Magna cum laude: 3.850–3.949 K-State grade point average.
- Cum laude: 3.750–3.849 K-State grade point average.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree candidates are eligible to receive these honors based on courses completed in the professional program.
SEMESTER SCHOLASTIC HONORS (Effective Spring 2009)
Students with at least 12 graded hours whose semester grade point average for a given semester is 3.75 or above will be awarded semester scholastic honors. Graduate School students are ineligible for these honors.
GRADES AFFECTING GPA
|XF||Honor code violation||0|
GRADES NOT AFFECTING GPA
|P||grades of B, C, or D in course taken A/Pass/F||N/A|
|CR||credit in courses for which no letter grade is given||N/A|
|NC||no credit in courses for which no letter grade is given||N/A|
|NR||No grade reported||N/A|
000–099: No credit toward degree requirements.
100–299: Lower division undergraduate, designated as freshman–sophomore courses.
300–499: Upper division undergraduate, designated as junior–senior courses.
500–699: Upper division undergraduate, primarily for juniors and seniors, also eligible for graduate credit.
700–799: Graduate and upper division, primarily for graduate level.
800–899: Graduate and professional courses beyond the undergraduate level.
900–999: Graduate level, primarily for doctoral students.