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 1.6 GPA Good?

A 1.6 GPA is a far cry from the national average of a 3.0. A GPA of 1.6 is universally considered low. If you commit yourself seriously to your studies, you may be able to achieve a solid GPA.

For high school students

Most likely, a college or university will not give a second look to an application with less than a 3.0. Though GPA isn’t the only thing these institutions care about, having a 1.6 GPA will probably be a deal breaker.

For college students

Graduate programs usually require a GPA of at least 2.5. If you plan to attend such a program, you may need to take extra classes to boost your GPA, especially if you are near graduation.

How Can I Raise My GPA?

A high GPA isn’t built overnight. If you’ve had a rough start, there’s plenty of time to fix your GPA. All it takes is consistency and commitment.

  • Don’t just work to complete assignments. Use assignments to deepen your understanding of the material.

  • Ask your instructor for feedback and critiques of your work.

  • Be diligent about turning in work that is complete and on time.

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