Calculate the average weighted GPA of multiple courses with this Weighted Grade Calculator.
How to use the Weighted Grade Calculator
This calculator is pretty straight-forward. You insert the number of credit hours for each individual class, and your GPA for that class. Then you keep filling out
the remaining classes. The calculator will use those credit hours and associated GPA's to calculate cumulative GPA. If you aren't finished with your semester, you can use
this calculator to predict what your final grade will be based on remaining class activities and associated impact those activities will have on your final grade. This can
help you to determine what scores you need to achieve to reach a certain goal GPA.
What is a Weighted Grade?
In many college, and some high schools, different classes carry a different "weight" or value of "credit". Many times, classes have a value of "credit hours".
You may refer to your semester workload as taking a certain amount of credit hours.
Like, "I'm taking 18 credit hours this semester." Those 18 credit hours can be made up of multiple courses. Each course has a certain number of hours per week of class time.
For example, the total of 18 credit hours could be made up from a chemistry class worth 4 credit hours, a
geography class worth 3 credit hours, a math class worth 4 credit hours, a literature class worth 3 credit hours and a shop class worth 4 credit hours.
What grade you receive in each class is combined and adjusted based on the credit value of each class, to come
up with a cumulative weighted grade.
How to Calculate College GPA, or High School GPA?
To calculate the total weighted GPA of a semester take the following steps.
1. Multiply the GPA and credit hours of each individual class.
2. Take the results of step 1 and add them all together.
3. Divide the total sum from step 2 by the total credit hours taken for the semester.
Weighted Grade Calculator or Cumulative GPA Calculator
Keeping track of your GPA in High School, or College, is one of the most important things a student can do.
You should know how to calculate GPA and how to find cumulative, or weighted GPA based on the amount of credits a class
has. The total GPA score of that class can drastically affect a student's final GPA.
By utilizing this GPA calculator either as a Weighted Grade Calculator, or as a Cumulative GPA Calculator,
you can track your progress. Then, you can predict what goals you need to set to achieve your target Grade Point Average.