Computing Your Grade Point Average

To determine a grade point average, you need to know:

1. How many grade points you have earned for each course. This is done by multiplying the number of credit hours times the number of grade points for the specific grade. Refer to the Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog: Explanation of Grades Chart to view grade points for each letter grade.

Understanding how many grade points you have earned for each course.
Course Credit Hours Attempted Grade Grade Points Grade Points Earned for Course
PSY101 3.0 B+ 3.3 9.99

2. Divide the total number of grade points earned by the total number of credit hours attempted. Repeating a Course? Refer to Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog: Course Repeat Policy

Calculating how many grade points earned.
Course Credit Hours Attempted Grade Grade Points Grade Points Earned
ENG 105 4.0 A- 3.67 14.68
PSY 101 3.0 B+ 3.3 9.99
AAS 100 3.0 A 4.0 12.00
BIO 129 3.5 C- 1.67 5.845
MTH 121 4.0 F 0.0 0.0
Total 17.5   2.429 42.515

Grade Point Average: 42.515 / 17.5 = 2.429

Use the worksheet below to calculate your grade point average:

Letter grade values.
Letter Grade Grade Points
A 4.0
A- 3.67
B+ 3.33
B 3.0
B- 2.67
C+ 2.33
C 2.0
C- 1.67
D+ 1.33
D 1.0
F 0

Using the GPA calculator

  1. Enter the name of your course (optional).
  2. Enter the number of credits you earned from the course.
  3. Select the grade you received in that course.
  4. Click anywhere else on the page. The values will be calculated automatically.

Course

Credit Hours Attempted

Grade

Grade Points

Grade Points Earned

Total credit hours

Total Grade Points

Grade Point Average: / =

Questions? Speak with an academic advisor. Refer to the Undergraduate Advising Directory

Last updated: June 18, 2019 11:20 am EST

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