University of Minnesota

 

College of Liberal Arts. For 1954-1962, average grade awarded, Winter quarter; estimated from percent A's, B's and C's+D's awarded and calibrated with overlap to later data. For 1963-1997, mean GPA for Fall quarter; digitized from a chart.

 

1954

2.39

1955

2.36

1956

2.32

1957

2.28

1958

2.31

1959

2.30

1960

2.27

1961

2.27

1962

2.32

1963

2.33

1964

2.37

1965

2.40

1966

2.44

1967

2.47

1968

2.53

1969

2.62

1970

2.77

1972

2.88

1973

2.90

1974

2.90

1975

2.90

1976

2.88

1977

2.88

1978

2.88

1979

2.87

1980

2.88

1981

2.86

1982

2.83

1983

2.82

1985

2.80

1986

2.66

1987

2.69

1988

2.73

1989

2.79

1990

2.83

1991

2.86

1992

2.91

1993

2.91

1994

2.94

1995

2.93

1996

2.96

1997

2.95

 

Source: Faculty Senate documents