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GPA CALCULATIONS

Grade Point Average (GPA) values are calculated by dividing the total POINTS earned by the total UNITS of credits attempted. POINTS are calculated by multiplying the VALUE earned by the UNITS assigned. (See chart below for breakdown of values assigned to letter grades.)

Letter Grade Percentage Grade Point Value
A+ 90% to 100% 4
A 80% to 89% 4
B+ 75% to 79% 3.5
B 70% to 74% 3
C+ 65% to 69% 2.5
C 60% to 64% 2
D+ 55% to 59 1.5
D 50% to 54% 1
F 0% to 49% 0

GPA Calculation Example:

Number Course Grade Value Units Points
1 XXX101 A+ 4 3 12
2 XXX102 A 4 3 12
3 XXX103 B+ 3.5 3 10.5
4 XXX104 B 3 3 9
5 XXX105 C+ 2.5 3 7.5
6 XXX106 C 2 3 6
7 XXX107 D+ 1.5 3 4.5
8 XXX108 D 1 3 3
9 XXX109 F 0 3 0
TOTAL: 27 64.5

 

   Total POINTS    =   64.5   or 2.4 GPA
Total UNITS 27

GPA Types:

Term GPA

The GPA for all graded courses within a single term.

Cumulative GPA

The GPA for all graded courses regardless of the term.

Program GPA

The GPA of all successfully completed graded courses required for a specific program.

Graduating GPA

The GPA of all graded courses used toward the credential requirement upon graduation.