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Hey, I'm planning to apply to Iowa State University and I want to make sure my GPA is calculated correctly. Can anyone tell me if they have a specific GPA calculator or provide details about their grading system?

4 months ago

Iowa State University uses a 4.0 scale GPA calculation system. To calculate your GPA, you'll need to know your letter grades for each class and the number of credit hours for those classes. Here's the GPA scale used at ISU:

A = 4.0

A- = 3.67

B+ = 3.33

B = 3.0

B- = 2.67

C+ = 2.33

C = 2.0

C- = 1.67

D+ = 1.33

D = 1.0

D- = 0.67

F = 0.0

To calculate your GPA, follow these steps:

1. Convert each of your course letter grades to the corresponding GPA value based on the scale above.

2. Multiply each course's GPA value by the number of credit hours for that course, to get the weighted contribution of each course.

3. Add up the total credit hours you took.

4. Add up the weighted contributions from each course.

5. Divide the sum of the weighted contributions by the sum of the total credit hours.

Here's a sample calculation based on four classes:

Course 1: A (4.0) - 3 credit hours

Course 2: B+ (3.33) - 4 credit hours

Course 3: B- (2.67) - 3 credit hours

Course 4: C (2.0) - 3 credit hours

Weighted Contributions: (4.0 x 3) + (3.33 x 4) + (2.67 x 3) + (2.0 x 3) = 12 + 13.32 + 8.01 + 6 = 39.33

Total Credit Hours: 3 + 4 + 3 + 3 = 13

GPA = Weighted Contributions / Total Credit Hours = 39.33 / 13 ≈ 3.03

So, in this example, your GPA would be approximately 3.03. Make sure to use your own grades and credit hours in your calculations. Good luck with your application to Iowa State University!

4 months ago

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