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How do Florida Colleges calculate GPA?

Kyle013194Kyle013194 Posts: 572Registered User Member
edited January 2012 in Florida Colleges
Does anyone know how colleges in florida calculate high school gpa? do they do it by semester or individual classes?
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Replies to: How do Florida Colleges calculate GPA?

  • colcon2010colcon2010 Posts: 323Registered User Member
    I'm not sure if anything has changed, but a few years ago they calculated GPA by only considering certain classes on the HS transcript, and then awarding points for AP, college classes, etc. You should be able to find this info on each school's website, or you can contact the admissions office of each school. Good luck!
  • sunnyfloridasunnyflorida Posts: 4,790Registered User Senior Member
    State Universities use academic classes only. They use English, Math, History/Social Studies, Science and Language classes. They weight honors with 0.5 and AP/DE/IB with 1.0 (for grades C and above). The do not include any art, music, band, chorus, health, leadership, architecture, business, PE, dance, athletic or other classes. They will add AP classes such as Psychology. Some admissions departments will add AP Art/Music.

    They use semester grades, not quarter grades. So each semester counts as half of the total grade for the class. Public schools in the state report all grades as semester grades, not final grades. So you have to total up the semester grades with half the weight.

    Here is a worksheet. http://cyberguidance.net/college/recalgpa.pdf
  • sneakerqueensneakerqueen Posts: 6Registered User New Member
    Every college is different , you should go on the colleges of your choice wesites & look at the Admission Requirements and they will tell you..
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