A significant percentage of the Harvard University Class of 2015 graduated with an A- GPA or better, according to a new survey from student newspaper The Harvard Crimson.It's not the world's best sampling methodology, but that's still an awful lot of students getting A-'s.
For years, Harvard has been the subject of grade inflation suspicions, which this new survey seems to fuel.
"Over half the respondents reported a GPA of at least 3.67, the cutoff for an A- average," The Crimson reports. Around half of Harvard's Class of 2015 — 760 students — responded to The Crimson's survey.
However, 72% of respondents "think grade inflation is not much of a problem or not a problem at all at Harvard."
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Grade Inflation or Not? You Decide.
Let's pick on Harvard: