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# How to Calculate your GPA

There are three components to figuring a GPA:

1. The grade points assigned to a specific grade:

 A 4 A - 3.7 B + 3.3 B 3 B- 2.7 C+ 2.3 C 2 C- 1.7 D+ 1.3 D 1 D- 0.7 E 0
2. The hours/credits for a specific class.

3. The total grade points that result by multiplying hours by points assigned to a grade.

## The Calculation

1. First add up the total hours attempted and total grade points earned...

For Example:

 Credit Hours Grade Grade Points 4 hours x A (4.0) = 16.0 3 hours x B+ (3.3) = 9.9 5 hours x C (2.0) = 10.0 12 hours 35.9
2. Then divide the total grade points by the overall hours.

35.9/12 = 2.99 GPA

The formulas:
GPA X Hours = Grade Points
Grade Points / attempted Hours = GPA

## Add or Subtract Grades:

1. First you need to get your Academic Summary. This is available online when you access your student records.
Example:
Academic Summary

 Academic Career Units Passed Grade Points GPA Units GPA Transfer Units Test Credit Other Units Cumulative Units Academic Level Undergraduate 39.66 99.799 54.66 1.826 21.99 0 0 61.65 Junior
2. Then add or subtract hours and grade points you are considering and then re-divide using the calculation.
Note: You must use GPA Units, not Units Passed.
GPA Units includes "Es", but does not include CLEP, CR/NC, Transfer, etc.

Examples:
If I got all "Bs" this semester (12 hours), what would happen?

• Add in: 3.00 x 12 hours = 36 grade points

 Refigure: 99.799 54.66 +36.000 +12.00 135.799 66.66
135.799 grade points/66.66 hours = 2.037 cum GPA

If I repeated 8 hours on "Ds" this semester, and earned all "Bs", what would happen?

• Subtract out: 1.00 x 8 hours = 8 grade points
then add in 3.00 x 8 hours = 24 points

 Refigure: 99.799 54.66 - 8.000 - 8.00 +24.000 + 8.00 115.799 54.66
115.799 grade points/54.66 hours = 2.119 cum GPA

If I repeated a 5 hour "E" and a 5 hour "D-" this semester, and earned all "Bs", what would happen?

• Subtract out: 0.00 x 5 hours = 0 grade points & 0.7 x 5 hours = 3.5 grade points then add in 3.00 x 10 hours = 30 points

 Refigure: 99.799 54.66 - 3.500 -10.00 +30.000 +10.00 126.299 54.66

126.299 grade points/54.66 hours = 2.311 cum GPA