Calculating Grade Point Average (GPA)

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Take the number of credit hours assigned to each registered class and multiply them by the value of the grade earned (A = 4pts, B = 3pts, C = 2pts,

D = 1 pt, F, W, WP, WF = 0 pts). Then calculate the number of cumulative credit hours attempted and divide that by the number of cumulative credit hours completed.

Example 1:

Student A is registered for 12 credit hours and passed all three classes.

Course
Grade
Cumulative Semester Hours Attempted
Cumulative Credit Hours Total
ABC 111
A (4 pts)
4
16
ABC 222
A (4 pts)
4
16
ABC 333
B (3pts)
4
12
Total Points
12
44

44 total points divided by 12 semester credit hours equals a 3.6 Semester Grade Point Average.

Student A attempted 12 credit hours and completed 12 credit hours giving him a 100% completion rate for that semester.

Example 2:

Student B is registered for 16 credit hours and passes three out of the four classes.

Course
Grade
Cumulative Semester Hours Attempted
Cumulative Credit Hours Total
XYZ 111
B (3 pts)
4
12
XYZ 222
B (3 pts)
4
12
XYZ 333
C (2 pts)
4
8
XYZ 444
F (0 pts)
4
0
Total Points
16
32

32 total points divided by 16 semester credit hours equals 2.0 Semester Grade Point Average.

Student B attempted 16 credit hours and completed 12 credit hours giving him a 75% completion rate for that semester.

Calculate GPA and completion rate for all semesters at CFCC to figure out Satisfactory Academic Progress (GPA calculator).


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