Enter your total credits and total grade points into the calculator to determine your GPA.

## GPA Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate your GPA.

GPA = Total Grade Points / Total Credits

Variables:

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

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 a student's average performance in their courses over a specified period. It involves summing up the grade points for all courses taken and dividing this sum by the total number of credits earned. Accurate GPA calculation is crucial for academic planning and eligibility for certain academic programs and scholarships.

## How to Calculate GPA?

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

- First, determine the grade points for each course. Typically, this is done by multiplying the grade received in a course by the number of credits the course is worth.
- Next, sum up the grade points for all courses to get the total grade points.
- Then, sum up the credits for all courses to get the total credits.
- Use the formula: 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.

Grades = A (4.0), B+ (3.3), A- (3.7)

Credits = 3, 4, 3

## FAQ

**1.
What is GPA?**

GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a standard way of measuring academic achievement in the U.S. It is calculated by dividing the total grade points earned by the total credits attempted.

**2. How do grades affect GPA?**

Each grade corresponds to a certain number of grade points. Higher grades yield more grade points, which increases the GPA, while lower grades yield fewer grade points, which decreases the GPA.

**3. Can this calculator be used for different grading systems?**

Yes, the calculator can be adjusted to match different grading systems by assigning the appropriate grade points to each grade based on the system used.

**4. Is the calculator accurate?**

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

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

It's helpful to use the GPA calculator at the end of each term or semester, or whenever you want to gauge your academic performance and plan your studies accordingly.