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Unweighted GPA:** 3.7**

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I'm applying to Duquesne University soon and I'm trying to figure out my GPA according to their system. Does anyone know how their GPA calculator works? Thanks!

2 months ago

It's important to understand that different universities might have slightly different ways of calculating GPA, depending on factors like the weight assigned to honors, AP, or IB courses. That being said, I can give you some general steps to calculate your GPA on a 4.0 scale, which should give you a good idea of where you stand academically. Here are the steps:

1. Assign a numerical value to each of your letter grades, based on the following scale:

A = 4.0, A- = 3.7

B+ = 3.3, B = 3.0, B- = 2.7

C+ = 2.3, C = 2.0, C- = 1.7

D+ = 1.3, D = 1.0, F = 0

2. If Duquesne University weighs honors, AP, or IB courses differently, be sure to adjust the numerical value accordingly. For instance, if they add +0.5 for honors and +1.0 for AP or IB courses, then an A in an honors course would be 4.5 and an A in an AP or IB course would be 5.0.

3. Multiply each course's numerical value by the credit hours of the course. For example, if you received an A in a 3-credit course, that would be 4.0 x 3 = 12.

4. Add up the total "product" points (from Step 3) for all courses.

5. Add up the total credit hours of all courses.

6. Divide the total "product" points by the total credit hours. Round the result to two decimal places to get your GPA.

For example, if you have taken:

- A 3-credit course with an A (4.0 x 3 = 12)

- A 3-credit course with an A- (3.7 x 3 = 11.1)

- A 4-credit course with a B (3.0 x 4 = 12)

The total points would be 12 + 11.1 + 12 = 35.1, and the total credit hours would be 3 + 3 + 4 = 10. So, your GPA would be 35.1 / 10 = 3.51.

Bear in mind that this is just a general guideline to calculate your GPA. Duquesne University might have its own specific way of calculating, so it's best to check their website or contact the admissions office for more information about their GPA calculation. Good luck with your application!

2 months ago

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