GPA Converter

List of Common GPA Conversions

Letter Grade Percent Grade 4.0 GPA Scale
A+ 97–100 4.0
A 93–96 4.0
A- 90–92 3.7
B+ 87–89 3.3
B 83–86 3.0
B- 80–82 2.7
C+ 77–79 2.3
C 73–76 2.0
C- 70–72 1.7
D+ 67–69 1.3
D 65–66 1.0
F Below 65 0.0

Is a 1.5 GPA Good?

The national average is a 3.0 GPA, so a 1.5 GPA is well below average. A 1.5 GPA makes you seem unready to advance to an institution of higher learning. If you still have a few semesters to go, a respectable GPA is within reach, if you’re willing to work hard for it.

For high school students

With a 1.5 GPA, you are unlikely to meet the requirements to even apply to a college or university. Even if you have an impressive resume of extracurricular activities, a 1.5 GPA implies you don’t take your studies seriously.

For college students

A 1.5 GPA will bar you from being admitted into a graduate program. Your GPA may not matter as much if you are entering the job market and have a portfolio of work that speaks to your proficiency in your field.

How Can I Raise My GPA?

Your GPA is an indicator of how highly you prioritize your studies. To achieve a high GPA, you should do just that—prioritize your studies.

  • Carve out time to study and complete class assignments thoroughly.

  • If you have trouble with the material, talk to your instructor or another student who is doing well.

  • Keep track of upcoming tests, exams, and assignments.

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