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# How to calculate unweighted GPA?

Registered User Posts: 468 Member
edited October 2006
My school only does a weighted GPA system, and I have no idea how to convert...could anyone tell me the numerical value for each grade?

I understand that the UC's calculate differently, but not interested in UC's.

Also, where could I find a list of a school's unweighted average GPA?
Post edited by jovenes132 on

## Replies to: How to calculate unweighted GPA?

• Registered User Posts: 696 Member
A+ = A- = A = 4.0
B+ = B- = B = 3.0
etc.
• Registered User Posts: 77 Junior Member
no.... it is like this:
A+ 4.3
A 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C 2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
D 1
D- 0.7
F 0.3
0000 hahahha
• Registered User Posts: 77 Junior Member
weighted, is like.... A+ = 4.3 + 1.0 = 5.3
A = 4.0 + 1.0 = 5.0

• Registered User Posts: 807 Member
really tashin?? i did not know that :O
• Registered User Posts: 223 Junior Member
all schools weight gpas differently based on APs/Honors
some schools have different standards for what an A is

in my experiences uw works just as the second poster described.
• Registered User Posts: 7,532 Senior Member
any A = 4.0
any B = 3.0
any C = 2.0
any D = 1.0

Weighting can vary, Mass state schools add .5 for honors and 1.0 for AP. Others are different. (I was relieved when I saw that many people were adding 1.0 for honors. I was floored by all the kids with 4.2 GPAs on CC, until I re-did my son's with 1.0 weighting instead of .5, his GPA went from 3.9 to 4.1!)

Selective colleges generally calculate an UNweighted GPA based on core academic subjects, usingthe grades on the hs transcript.
• Registered User Posts: 1,420 Senior Member
A+ 4.3
A 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C 2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
D 1
D- 0.7
F 0.3

My school in new jersey is exactly the same. For honors, its +.5 and for AP, its + 1
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