GPA Calculator

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GPA Calculator

How to Calculate Your Grade Point Average (GPA)

Your grade point average (GPA) is calculated by dividing the total amount of grade quality points earned by the total amount of credit hours attempted. Your grade point average may range from 0.0 to a 4.0.

Grade point hours include those course credits with grades of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, D, F, and X. Please consult your academic department and college for specifics regarding minimum GPA requirements. See the calculation example

Cleveland State University Grading Information

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GPA* Credits*
* Enter your cumulative GPA prior to this semester, as well as the total number of graded credit hours earned prior to this semester. When you click the calculate button, your new cumulative GPA will be displayed, based on your previous GPA and this semester's GPA.


If you want to reach a GPA goal for your next semester or year, enter your current GPA hours and current GPA below. Then choose a target GPA.

Current GPA

Current Credit Hours

Goal GPA

Additional Credits