Office of the Registrar

GPA Calculator

This calculator is for estimation purposes only. Your actual GPA calculations appear in your SOAR account. See below for instructions on how to calculate your GPA.

You enter these values These values will be computed for you
(Quality Pts) X (# GPA Credits) = Total Pts
# of
Credits
Letter
Quality
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# of GPA
Credits
Total Points Reset Row
Total # of
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Semester
GPA
Total # of
GPA Credits
Points

You can compute your new overall GPA if you know what your GPA was before this semester and your total number of successfully completed credits. Also remember, for courses that have a grade of 'P', you need to omit those credits from the total number of credits.

Previous GPA Previous # of GPA Credits New Total GPA:

Example:

Course Credits Grade Points Total Points
BUS101 3 A 4.0 12
MATH106 3 C 2.0 6.0
LA151 3 B 3.0 9.0
SCI251 3 B 3.0 9.0
ECO114 3 C 2.0 6
PPS101 1 F 0.0 0.0

• Compute the total number of credits attempted for the semester - Example = 16 Credits Attempted
• Compute the total number of points for each course: Multiply the credits for each course x the points for each course grade - Example: BUS 101 = 3 credits x 4 points
(A  grade) = 12 total Quality Points
• Divide the total number of Quality Points for the semester by / the total number of Credits Attempted for the semester - Example = 42 Quality Points / 16 Credits Attempted = 2.625 Semester G.P.A.
• Cumulative G.P.A. (all semesters) is calculated by dividing the total number of Credits Attempted at Southern Miss by the total number of Quality Points earned at Southern Miss.

• A = 4.0
• B = 3.0
• C = 2.0
• D = 1.0
• F = 0
• I = 0
• WF = 0

Requirements for a Southern Miss degree

Include a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 in four categories:

• Cumulative (overall) G.P.A.
• Major/Concentration G.P.A.
• Non-major (other) G.P.A.
• Minor G.P.A.

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