Examples of Rubrics

Here are some rubric examples from different colleges and universities, as well as the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) VALUE rubrics. We would also like to include examples from Syracuse University faculty and staff. If you would be willing to share your rubric with us, please click here.

By topic


Class Participation

Experiential Learning

Humanities and Social Science

Online Learning

Natural Science


Media and Design

Doctoral Program Milestones


VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) is a national assessment initiative on college student learning sponsored by AACU as part of its Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative.

Intellectual and Practical Skills

Personal and Social Responsibility

Integrative and Applied Learning

Assessing Institution-Wide Diversity