GPA Calculation

Current GPA:

  • Includes grades from a specific term.

Cumulative GPA:

  • Includes grades earned in a specific career. Careers: Undergraduate, Graduate, Law and Pharmacy.
  • The GPA is equal to the number of Quality Points (QP) divided by the number of Quality Hours (QH).
  • Quality Hours (QH) = total number of hours for courses student received a grade of A, B, C, D or E (including + and - grades).
  • Quality Points (QP) = number of credit hours per course multiplied by the value of the grade received. Example values: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=0.
  • Courses with grades of P, F, I, S, W, or AU do not figure in GPA calculations.

Marking Systems:

Grade Description Quality Points
A+ (College of Law only) 4.3
A Exception High Achievement 4.0
A-   3.7
B+   3.3
B High Achievement 3.0
B-   2.7
C+   2.3
C Average Achievement 2.0
C-   1.7
D+   1.3
D Minimum Passing Grade 1.0
D-   .07
E Failing  
F Failing (In Pass/Fail Course)  
AU Audit  
CR Credit Awarded for AP or CLEP  
I Incomplete  
IP Satisfactory Work in Progress  
P Passing (In Pass/Fail Course)  
S Satisfactory  
U Unsatisfactory  
W Withdrawn  
*** No Grade Submitted