News & Notes: Princeton makes list of universities with toughest grading
Princeton University has been included on a list of 16 colleges and universities with the toughest grading policies compiled by former Duke professor and GradeInflation.com creator Stuart Rojstaczer earlier this year, CBS News reported.
In addition to Princeton, the unordered list includes: Boston University, MIT, Harvey Mudd College, Reed College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Auburn University, Florida International University, Hampden-Sydney College, Purdue University, Roanoke College, Southern Polytechnic State, University of Houston, Virginia Commonwealth University, California State University-Fullerton and Simon Fraser University (Canada).
Rojstaczer found that highly selective schools, both public and private, tend to award higher grades than less selective schools. Private schools also tend to award higher grades than public schools.
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