Enter the grades and credit hours for your courses into the calculator to determine your GPA.

## GPA Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the GPA from your grades and credit hours:

GPA = (Total Grade Points) / (Total Credits)

Variables:

- Grade Points are the numeric equivalent of your letter grades multiplied by the credit hours of each course.
- Total Credits is the sum of credit hours for all courses.

To calculate the GPA, multiply each grade point by its corresponding credit hours, sum these values, and then divide by the total credit hours.

## What is GPA Calculation?

GPA calculation involves computing the average of your grades, taking into account the credit hours of each course. This provides a single number that reflects your overall academic performance. Understanding your GPA helps in evaluating your progress and making informed decisions about your education.

## How to Calculate GPA?

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

- Determine the grade points for each course based on the letter grades.
- Multiply the grade points by the number of credits for each course.
- Sum the total grade points and total credits.
- Use the formula: GPA = (Total Grade Points) / (Total Credits).
- Insert the values into the calculator above to verify your result.

**Example Problem:**

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

Course 1: Grade = A, Credits = 3

Course 2: Grade = B+, Credits = 4

Course 3: Grade = A-, Credits = 3

## FAQ

**1. What is GPA?**

GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a measure of a student’s academic performance. It is calculated by dividing the total grade points earned by the total number of credits attempted.

**2. How is GPA calculated?**

GPA is calculated by converting each course grade into grade points, multiplying by the credit hours of the course, summing these values, and then dividing by the total number of credit hours.

**3. Why is GPA important?**

GPA is important because it provides a summary of your academic performance. It is often used for admission into advanced programs, scholarships, and job applications.

**4. Can I calculate GPA for different grading scales?**

Yes, the calculator provided uses a common scale, but you can adjust the grade point values to match different grading scales as needed.

**5. Is the GPA calculator accurate?**

The calculator provides an estimate based on the inputs provided. For precise academic records, refer to your official transcripts or academic advisor.