# Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculator

Calculate your weighted GPA or unweighted GPA or cumulative GPA using grades. Convert percentage to gpa or convert from other point systems to 4.0 gpa scale.

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GPA Calculator

## GPA Score Calculator

Enter Course Name, Scale Type, Score and Credits/Weightage in the table below to compute your Term GPA.

My Term / Semester GPA

3.62

Course

Credits / Weightage

Action

4.3

17.2

2.7

5.4

3.3

13.2

2

2

4.3

12.9

14.00

50.70

TERM GPA = TOTAL POINTS / TOTAL CREDITS =

50.70 / 14.00 = 3.62

Cumulative GPA Calculator

You can edit and save the Grade Points (Standard, Hons and AP) corresponding to the grade.
Note: This will be used for the GPA calculation above.

10 Point Scale

Percentage Scale

A+

10

A

> 8.5

A-

8.0 – 8.4

AB

8.0

B+

7.5 – 7.9

B

7.0 – 7.4

B-

6.5 – 7.9

BC

6.5

C+

6.0 – 6.4

C

5.5 – 5.9

C-

5.0 – 5.4

CD

5

D+

4.5 – 4.9

D

4.0 – 4.4

D-

3.7

E

3.7

F

0

## What is GPA?

• GPA stands for Grade Point Average. It is a grading scale to evaluate academic performance of students in high school and colleges in United States :

• The most common GPA is Standard GPA or Standard 4.0 GPA, which is calculated on a scale of 1.0 to 4.0 where 4.0 is the best and F is lowest with 1.0 point. Some countries use a 10 point scale.

• Beside Standard GPA, there is Honors GPA where A is 4.5 and Advanced Placement GPA or AP where A is 5.0

• A CGPA or Cumulative GPA is the average GPA across various terms and semesters.
Cumulative GPA = (Sum of individual grading points) / Sum of All Credits or Sum of all Term GPA / Number of Terms / Semester

• In addition, there is an 'Overall GPA' which includes GPA from other institutes , transfers. Cumulative GPA only considers GPA of multiple terms and semesters from same school / college and not collated from multiple other institutes

## Formula to calculate GPA

GPA Formula

GPA = Total Number of Grade Points / Total Credits

Total Number of Grade Points = Sum of Individual Grade Points of each course

Grade Points of a course = Credits (no of hours) * Grade Point Scored

Grade Point is 4.0 for A, 1.0 for F in non weighted grading scale Grade Point can range from 10.0 to 1.0 in other systems of grading.

Cumulative Grade Point = Sum of (GPA Of Each Semester * Total Credit Hours of the Semester)/ (Total Credits of all Semesters)

## Frequently Asked Questions on GPA Calculator

• Unweighed GPA uses the standard GPA scale where A is 4.0 points.
It does not take into account the complexity of the course/subject.
A weighted GPA has different grading points for Honors and Advanced Placement level and higher points for difficult subjects where A is 5 points.
It is also known as 5.0 gpa scale

• A high score is good in both. However higher weighted GPA is best as it gives measure of performance with complexity and a higher grade which is weighted has more merit.

• Find the grade corresponding to the unweighted GPA. for eg. 4.0 unweighted is 'A'.
In weighted , A corresponds to either 4.3 or 5.0 GPA depending on if it's honors or advanced placement

• Find the grade for the weighted GPA and map it to the corresponding unweighted grading point
for eg, 3.8 corresponds to B+ which is 3.3 in the unweighted scale.

• a. Standard Grading (A = 4.0)
b. Honors Grading (A = 4.5)