Enter your credits and grades into the calculator to determine your GPA.

## GPA Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the GPA from your grades and credits.

GPA = Total Grade Points / Total Credits

Variables:

- GPA is the Grade Point Average
- Total Grade Points is the sum of all grade points earned
- Total Credits is the sum of all credits earned

To calculate the GPA, divide the total grade points by the total credits.

## What is GPA Calculation?

GPA calculation refers to the process of determining your average grade point across all courses. This involves understanding your total grade points, the credits per course, and the applicable grading scale. Proper GPA calculation ensures accurate assessment of academic performance.

## How to Calculate GPA?

The following steps outline how to calculate the GPA using the given formula.

- First, determine your total grade points based on your grades and credits.
- Next, determine the total credits earned.
- Use the formula from above: GPA = Total Grade Points / Total Credits.
- Finally, calculate the GPA by plugging in the values.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem:**

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Credits Earned: 15

Grades: 4.0, 3.7, 3.5, 3.0, 4.0

## FAQ

**1. What is GPA?**

GPA stands for Grade Point Average and represents the average value of the accumulated final grades earned in courses over time.

**2. How is GPA different from grades?**

Grades are the individual scores earned in each course, while GPA is the overall average of these grades weighted by credits.

**3. How often should I use the GPA calculator?**

It’s helpful to use the GPA calculator at the end of each semester to track your academic progress and ensure you meet academic goals.

**4. Can this calculator be used for different grading scales?**

Yes, you can adjust the grades field to match the grading scale of your institution to calculate the GPA accordingly.

**5. Is the calculator accurate?**

The calculator provides an estimate of your GPA based on the inputs provided. For exact figures, itâ€™s best to consult your academic records or the registrar’s office.