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Pass/fail grades and gpa

moonman676moonman676 Posts: 938Registered User Member
edited June 2013 in College Life
How do you factor the pass/fail courses in? I just finished freshman year and have been wondering how to calculate my gpa. Can I just include the 4 courses I've taken non-pass/fail so far? How exactly should I go about it?
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Replies to: Pass/fail grades and gpa

  • baktraxbaktrax Posts: 1,401Registered User Senior Member
    At my school pass/fail classes do not factor into your GPA, but they count as credits towards graduation. I would expect most schools to work this way. Also, we can access our grades/academic history online, where they post your GPA as they calculate it. Does your school have something similar?
  • i_wanna_be_Browni_wanna_be_Brown Posts: 5,261Registered User Senior Member
    yeah, it will depend on the school but a safe assumption is that when it comes to GPA, p/f courses are left out entirely.
  • moonman676moonman676 Posts: 938Registered User Member
    OK cool. My school doesn't officially calculate a GPA, however I do receive shadow grades of the p/f courses so that's where I am confused, especially seeing as I will have only 4 actual non p/f grades on my transcript thus far.
  • nan1013nan1013 Posts: 177Registered User Junior Member
    I know at my old school, it was like a 2.00 if factor into your GPA, but it wasn't actually factor in your GPA if that makes sense?
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