Grades and GPA Calculation
For official information regarding UTA grading policies, visit the Academic Regulations: Institutional Grading Policies of the Undergraduate Catalog.
This is the basic procedure in calculating a Grade Point Average (GPA):
GPA = Total Grade Point Earned ÷ Total Hours Attempted
|Grade||Description||Grade Points Per Semester Hour|
|D||Passing, Below Average||1|
|W or Q
For example: Sam Maverick takes two classes and earns an A in ENGL 1301 and a D in BIOL 1441, what is his GPA?
ENGL 1301 4 grade points X 3 credit hours = 12 points earned
BIOL 1441 1 grade point X 4 credit hours = 4 points earned
Total 7 credit hours 16 points earned
16 total grade points ÷ 7 credit hours = 2.28 GPA
Students can calculate their semester GPA by simply looking at the course taken in a given semester or calculate their cumulative GPA by looking at all of the courses taken at UT Arlington. Try calculating your GPA with a GPA Calculator.
If you want determine what you need to do in order to raise your grade point average to a certain standard, use the GPA Improvement Calculator.