How Does Georgia Tech Calculate High School GPA?

How Does georgia tech Calculate High School GPA?

High school GPA is an important factor in the admissions process at georgia tech We use a 4.0 scale and consider the grades you’ve earned in courses that meet the core curriculum requirements for high school graduation.

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georgia tech does not have a minimum GPA requirement for admission. Instead, we evaluate applicants on their entire academic record, the rigor of their coursework, and their test scores. We also consider essays, recommendations, and extracurricular activities when making admissions decisions.

How to Calculate Your Georgia Tech GPA

To calculate your Georgia Tech GPA, first determine which grades will be used in the calculation. For the freshman application, first-semester grades and up to seven semesters of grades will be used. If you have any questions about which grades will be used, please contact your admissions counselor. After you have determined which grades will be used, please use the chart below to calculate your GPA.

For courses completed at your high school:

For courses completed at your high school:
1. Find your letter grade in each class on your transcript.
2. Find the quality points corresponding to that letter grade in the table below.
3. Multiply the number of credit hours attempted for that class by the quality points corresponding to the letter grade earned to get the quality points for the class.
4. Repeat this process for each of your courses completed at your high school to calculate your total quality points.
5. Divide your total quality points by your total attempted credit hours to calculate your Georgia Tech GPA on a 4.0 scale.* (For example, if you have attempted 30 credit hours and have earned a total of 120 quality points, your GPA would be 4.0.)

Letter Grade Quality Points
A 4
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B 3
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C 2
C- 1

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