The following illustration describes the computation used to arrive at the GPA under a 4 point system:

Example:

COURSES GRADES SEMESTER HOURS GRADE POINTS
English 102 “C” 3 6
Accounting 201 “B” 4 12
CIS 293 “B” 1 3
History 102 “A” 3 12
Math 107 “F” 3 0
Psychology 101 “W” 0 0

 

Attempted 14 semester hours, passed 11 semester hours, earned 33 grade points. GPA is 2.35 (33 divided by 14).