How are Percentage-Based GPAs Calculated?

Percentage based GPA is derived from official report card grades, course credits, and the corresponding total grading periods. The calculation system to derive the GPA allows grades for courses of higher credit value and duration to have a higher impact on the overall GPA, and this is taken into account when calculating yearly and cumulative GPAs as well. The formula itself is presented as:

Below is a sample table containing a students’ grades in all of their classes, along with the corresponding credits and grading periods, and an example of how their GPA is calculated from that data.

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