How to Raise Your GPA

This GPA Calculator will help you answer questions you may have about how you can raise your GPA.

Step 1: Enter the following information:

  • Your Current Cumulative GPA:
    (you can use your university or college GPA)
  • Your Total Number of Carried Credit Hours to Date:  
    (Do not include current hours and make sure your carried credit hours match accordingly to which GPA you choose. For example, if you enter your College GPA make sure you enter College carried credit hours)

Step 2: Click a question that you would like answered:

  1. How will the grades that I expect to receive in the courses I am currently taking affect my overall GPA?

  2. What will it take and how many credit hours will I need to raise my GPA to a new specified level?

  3. What grade point average do I need to achieve this term to raise my cumulative GPA to a new specified level?

Step 3: Find out the answer to question 1, 2, or 3

Question 1: Fill out the form below to answer question 1

Enter the credit hours and expected grades for (up to six) courses that you are currently taking. Then press CALCULATE GPA button to find your predicted cumulative GPA at the end of this term!
  Credit Hours Expected Grade
Course 1:
Course 2:
Course 3:
Course 4:
Course 5:
Course 6:

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Question 2: Fill out the form below to answer question 2

I would like to raise my cumulative GPA to .
If I can maintain a GPA average from hereon,
(e.g. 4.0, 3.5, 2.48, 1.333....)

credit hours will it take to raise my GPA to this new level?

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Question 3: Fill out the form below to answer question 3

I am currently taking credit hours.
If I want to raise my cumulative GPA to at the end of this term,
(e.g. 4.0, 3.5, 2.48, 1.333....)
will I have to receive on my current courses to reach this goal?

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Adapted from the website of University of Cincinnati http://www.uc.edu/cat/gpacalculator.aspx