How to Calculate GPA
Each letter graded course carries grade point value computed as: the total credit hours earned in the course times the point value of the letter grades earned. For example: a student earning an A (point value of 4) in a 3 credit hour course would earn 12 grade points for the course.
Semester Grade Point Average
The semester grade point average (GPA) is the sum of all grade points earned in a semester divided by all credit hours attempted for letter grade. Credit hours in courses in which marks of WP, W, I, S, U, V, K, NG, ER, NR, WM were assigned are excluded.
Cumulative Grade Point Average
The average of all grades earned by a student as outlined below is termed the cumulative grade point average. It is used for determining probation and suspension.
The cumulative grade point average is defined as the sum of all grade points earned in University of Georgia residence divided by all credit hours attempted for letter grade exclusive of WP, W, I, S, U, V, K, NG, ER, NR, or WM grades.
Overall Grade Point Average
The overall grade point average includes all grades and hours earned at both the University of Georgia as well as grades and hours earned at other postsecondary academic institutions.
Grade point averages are truncated to two decimal points.