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  • GPA Calculation

    Grades

    To determine your GPA, you must first determine the grade that you have earned for your classes.  Each grade has points assigned to it.  At UW-La Crosse, letter grades are  worth the following points: 

    • A = 4.00,  AB = 3.50,  B = 3.00,  BC = 2.50,  C = 2.00,  D = 1.00,  F = 0.00

    To calculate the points that you will receive for a class.  Multiply the number of credits attempted by the points assigned to the grade

    • Example, an "A" in a 3 credit course would earn 12 points (3 credits × 4 points = 12 points) 

    GPA Calculation 

    To calculate a semester grade point average for all classes:
    Add the points earned from grades in all classes, then divide the point total by the number of credits attempted during the semester (Total Points ÷ Credits Attempted = GPA)

     

    Example Semester

    Course

    Description

    Attempted Credits

    Grade

    Points

    ENG 110

    College Writing

    3

    B (3.0)

    9.00

    MTH 145

    Elementary Statistics

    4

    BC (2.50)

    10.00

    MUS 105

    Music Appreciation

    2

    A (4.0)

    8.00

    HIS 102

    Global Transition and Change

    3

    C (2.0)

    6.00

    HPR 105

    Creating A Healthy, Active Lifestyle

    3

    AB (3.50)

    10.50

                                                                                                   Credits = 15                          Points = 43.5 

     43.5 points ÷ 15 credits = 2.90 GPA

    Online GPA Calculator

    Note this GPA Calculator is not tied the University Student Record System