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 2.8 GPA Good?

A 2.8 GPA is slightly under the national average, which is a 3.0 GPA. It’s not terrible, but it’s still a little low. Changing a few of your study habits can put you over the 3.0 mark in no time.

For high school students

Most colleges and universities want their applicants to hold an above-average GPA. If your extracurricular activities and GPA are strong, you may have an opportunity of being admitted.

For college students

You’re above the 2.5 GPA minimum required by most graduate program applications. Still, you’re up against students with much higher GPAs. If the program you’re applying for is more technically-oriented toward a vocation, you may stand a chance if you have a solid portfolio of work.

How Can I Raise My GPA?

If you have a few semesters left before graduation, you may raise your GPA to a very high score. Even if you don’t have as much time, you should be able to pull it up over a 3.0 with just a few steps.

  • Concentrate your efforts on classes that are giving you the most trouble.

  • Don’t overload your schedule with difficult classes.

  • Ask your instructor for extra studying material or bonus work.

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