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What exactly is considered a "good GPA" at UW?

UDubhopefulUDubhopeful 184 replies64 threads Junior Member
edited February 2011 in University of Washington
Just wondering.

Thanks.
edited February 2011
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  • AzwolgAzwolg 73 replies2 threads Junior Member
    >3.8 is great.

    >3.5 is good.

    >3.0 is pretty good.

    Any less than that and you probably shouldn't mention your GPA.
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  • ICanDivideByZeroICanDivideByZero 479 replies31 threads Member
    Is it hard to maintain a 3.8+ if in engineering and business? (double degree) This would include taking 16 credits per quarter, but no more.
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  • AzwolgAzwolg 73 replies2 threads Junior Member
    Engineering is tough. I would say that anything >3.0 in engineering is "good" although you should go for a >3.5 if you can. With business, if you have anything LESS than a 3.5 then it's hard to take you seriously as a student.
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  • richan90richan90 128 replies7 threads Junior Member
    @ICanDivide

    I have a 3.80 GPA doing EE and BA double degree. Its not all that difficult if you stay on track and don't slack off to much in any if your classes
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  • Violet339Violet339 3 replies5 threads New Member
    Depends on what your plans are after graduation. I'm trying to keep at least a 3.8 for getting into med school, but some people are higher, some lower.
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  • sumzupsumzup 782 replies17 threads Member
    Also, if you have a mediocre freshman year but have a great GPA for the rest of your time in college, obviously the lower GPA won't be as looked down upon (assuming your transcript is looked at).
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