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GPA Conversions: 3.0 Scale to 4.0 Scale

delta2008delta2008 Posts: 1Registered User New Member
edited August 2008 in Graduate School
Hey Everyone I have a quick question I am not sure if anyone knows but I was looking at a copy of my transcript and noticed that my school does not work on a 4.0 grading scale rather a 3.0 grading scale (+/-).

I have a 3.68 on a 3.0 grading scale I am not sure if converting this to a 4.0 scale would make this lower or not.

I have no idea if this will benefit for hinder me when I start to apply for graduate schools. If anyone knows where I can find a conversion calculator or anything regarding please let me know.

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Replies to: GPA Conversions: 3.0 Scale to 4.0 Scale

  • DichabaoDichabao Posts: 46Registered User Junior Member
    I dont know how this conversions work but if done linearly then it'd be a 4.90 on a 4.0 scale.
  • WindSlicerWindSlicer Posts: 1,173Registered User Senior Member
    Huh.. are you sure you're on a 3.0 scale? How did you get so far above it..
  • aigiqinfaigiqinf Posts: 3,938Registered User Senior Member
    Just as long as you aren't trying to major in sci/math, you'll be fine.
  • CaseSpartan10CaseSpartan10 Posts: 321Registered User Member
    ^lol, yeah i don't really understand.
  • joelyam2joelyam2 Posts: 148Registered User Junior Member
    It would increase on the 4.0 scale. Just do a simple proportion...(3.68 divided by 3) multipled by (x over 4) so you do 3.68 multiplied by 4 which is 14.72 and then divide it by 3 which makes it = 4.90666666
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