How to Calculate GPA
Grade Point Average or GPA is widely used to measure the academic performance of students. It is a way to bring uniformity to different evaluation scales that educational institutions in different parts of the world may use. Some institutions in the world use percentages, others use letter grades, and yet others may use GPA. When you apply to a foreign institution, that institution has to assess your grades (also called transcripts) against their system of evaluation and determine if you meet their admission standards. The calculation of GPA is important, but do not worry too much about it. No matter what you state as your GPA in your application form, the institution will use its own methods to calculate your GPA. Click here for a tool that will help you to get started.