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 2.5 GPA Good?

A 2.5 GPA is half a point under the national average of a 3.0 GPA. While not totally damning, it is still considered unsatisfactory. Achieving a 3.0 or higher will be easier than you think, if you’re willing to work hard.

For high school students

Without a solid roster of extracurricular activities and a high ACT score, you stand very little chance of being considered for enrollment in a college or university. Even then, a 2.5 GPA will give an admissions officer significant pause.

For college students

A 2.5 GPA meets the bare minimum for application to most graduate programs. If you are going into the workforce, this may not be as important as a portfolio of work showing your proficiency in your desired profession.

How Can I Raise My GPA?

Approach your GPA with determination. Prioritize your studies and take ownership of your GPA. It won’t happen overnight, but a decent GPA isn’t impossible to achieve.

  • Stack your course load with as few difficult classes as possible.

  • Rework assignments that give you trouble.

  • Ask your instructor for feedback and bonus work.

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