Academic grading in Chile
Rounding of averages is generally done to the second decimal; hence, a 3.95 is rounded up to a 4.0, whereas a 3.94 is rounded down to a 3.9.
Usually in higher level education such as university degrees, 80% of the passing grades are in the 4.5 - 5.4 range and a grade exceeding 5.0 is normally considered "good". This is different from the U.S. higher level education grading, where highly competitive students have A grades.
An overall GPA in university degrees that ranges from 5.5 to 5.9 is uncommon and is considered a "very good" academic standing. Exceeding 6.0 is considered "high academic excellence", and is very rare for an overall GPA. However, grading in Chilean universities can vary greatly among different institutions and/or programs, meaning no totally objective conversion is possible between Chilean grades and GPA.