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 3.8 GPA Good?

The national average GPA is a 3.0, so a 3.8 is far above average. A 3.8 GPA is nearly perfect. Raising it will be difficult, but it will show your hard work and dedication.

For high school students

A 3.8 GPA will impress any college or university admissions officer. It signifies that you are ready for the intensity of an undergraduate course load.

For college students

An application to a graduate program showing a 3.8 GPA will stand out among your peers. It shows your mastery of your chosen subject of study, so you may consider joining the workforce.

How Can I Raise My GPA?

Raising your GPA from a 3.8 will be challenging. If you can find areas where you can improve, focus on developing your skills in those subjects.

  • Stay organized by knowing when assignments will be due and when tests will be given.

  • Schedule a time each day to study.

  • Ask your professors or instructors for extra work.

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