Students may repeat only those graduate courses taken at Franklin Pierce University from which they have earned a grade of C+, C or F. Courses with an earned grade of C+, C or F may be repeated once; withdrawn courses may be repeated without limit*. However, since course repeats may impact financial aid eligibility, students are highly encouraged to contact the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS) prior to repeating a course. Note: grades of C-, D+, D and D- do not apply to the graduate programs.
Students choosing to repeat a course should thoroughly review their course history, including transfer credits, with their advisor before registering. The student is ultimately responsible for the decision to repeat a course. Once a course has been repeated at Franklin Pierce University, the grade received on the repeat becomes the final grade and replaces the other grades for that course in the cumulative GPA. All final grades will appear on the student’s transcript. The repeated course will be noted with an asterisk (*) and the new grade will be followed by an (R).
A student may elect to take an equivalent course, with permission, at another college and receive credit for that course, but the course grade will not alter the student’s cumulative grade point average and the original grade will remain as part of their GPA.
*All withdrawn courses count as attempted credits and will not replace an earned grade.