The Importance of Grade Point Average

How important is grade point average in the college admissions process? For many colleges, the number isn’t as telling as putting it into context. Comments from Facebook: Don’t confuse some admissions officials’ comments referring to a high …
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Will British Universities Adopt Grade Point Average System?

The Grade Point Average system, as applied in the USA, attempts to rank students by ability across a range of disciplines by collating a mean average of letter marks (that is, ABCD and F), which are quantified as 0-4 numerically and then averaged.
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USF Crown Point Announces Dean’s List and Honors List Students

Students on the dean’s list earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while maintaining a course load of 12 credit hours or more. Honor roll students earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while maintaining a course load of six credit hours or more.
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Grade Point Average Restrictions Affect Athletes

New London – A total of 27 high school athletes in the fall and winter sports programs have attended mandatory academic support sessions because their grade point averages have fallen below 1.7, deeming them ineligible to participate in …
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High School Students Get Letter Grade For College Courses Next Year

Students who are currently taking college classes do so on a pass/fail basis and the grades do not count toward their high school grade point average. However, that will change starting this September. “In the past, when anyone went for one of these college courses …
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GPA Calculator Definitions

In order to calculate your high school or college grade point average it is important that you understand the terminology used around this subject matter. As there are no universal guidelines across educational institutions and from one country to another it has been left to the individual schools to determine their requirements for calculating gpa. However the terminology used is similar…
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GPA May Be Contagious In High-School Social Networks

High school students whose friends’ average grade point average (GPA) is greater than their own have a tendency to increase their own GPA over the course of a year, according to research published in the open access journal PLOS ONE …
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University Students Make Dean’s List

Northern Michigan University named local students to the fall Dean’s list. Those students who earned a grade-point average of 4.0 were Helen Kiilunen of Brighton and Luke Gruenberg of Hartland Township. Several students earned recognition for a GPA of 3.25-3.99 …
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2.97 GPA For Student Athletes at UT

Tennessee’s student-athletes finished the fall with a 2.97 grade-point average, a slight improvement over the 2.94 posted in spring 2011, UT announced Monday. Men’s football finished the fall semester with a 2.49 grade-point average. That’s down from 2.71 …
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