What is grade point average?

  • (noun): A measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university; calculated by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number attempted.
    Synonyms: GPA

Some articles on grade point average, average, point average, grade point, grade, grades:

California State University, San Bernardino - Academics - Admissions, Enrollment and Retention
... index is a weighted combination of high school grade point average during the final three years of high school and a score on either the SAT or ACT ... The average grade point average for incoming freshmen is 3.34 ... The average composite ACT score was 20 and the average SAT score was 900 ...
Cincinnati Bearcats - Student Athletes
... general student body in graduation rate and grade point average and UC's student-athletes and coaches will engage the Cincinnati community in service ... improvements in academics, achieving an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.938 ... classroom, as its 2.875 team GPA a half a grade point better than that of last year's squad for Fall Quarter ...
Student Athletes in High School - Division I Academic Eligibility
... above, or foreign language, nondoctrinal religion or philosophy) Earn a minimum required grade-point average in core courses and earn a combined SAT or ACT sum score that ... (For example, a 3.000 core-course grade-point average needs at least a 620 SAT) ...
Business Careers High School - Graduation - Honor Students
... Careers, students are given honors based on their final cumulative grade point average ... The awards are as follows Cumulative Grade Point Average of 100.0000 and Above Cumulative Grade Point Average of 97.0000-99.9999 Cumulative Grade Point Average of 95.0000-96.9999 Cumulative Grade Point Average of 90 ...
Academic Grading In Croatia - Grade Point Average
... Grade point average is calculated as the arithmetic mean of all numerical grades 1.00–1.99 Insufficient 2.00–2.49 Sufficient 2.50–3.49 Good 3.50–4.49 Very good 4.50–5.00 Excellent ...

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