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A grade point average, commonly referred to as a GPA, is a numerical value that indicates a student’s academic standing.
||is the lowest GPA a student can have (That is a “Straight F” student)
||is the highest GPA a student can have. (That is a “Straight A” student)
||is generally the “cut-off” GPA. Anything below a 2.0 places a student in academic and financial jeopardy, as well as possible athletic team ineligibility. A 2.0 or higher GPA is required for graduation.
||What many transfer colleges require as a minimum, but some may require even higher.
Step 1: Convert letter grades to a Points value
|A = 4 points
||B+ = 3.33 points
||C+ = 2.33 points
||D+ = 1.33 points
||F = 0 points
|A- = 3.67 points
||B = 3 points
||C = 2.0 points
||D = 1.0 points
||B- = 2.67 points
||C- = 1.67 points
||D- = .67 points
Step 2: Multiply Points Times Credits to get Semester Quality Points
Multiply the point value of each grade by the credit value designated for each course to get Quality Points (Q.Pts).
Step 3: Calculate Overall/Career Quality Points
Step 4: Calculate your HGpa