# How to Calculate GPA on a 4.0 Scale

If you are looking for guidelines detailing the calculation of GPA on a 4.0 scale, this article is just what you are looking for. Here, I present a simple procedure for the same.

EduZenith Staff

**About Grade Point Average (GPA)**

**The Formula**

Grade |
Grade Points |

A | 4 |

B | 3 |

C | 2 |

D | 1 |

F | 0 |

The required formula for calculation is as follows:

*Grade Point Average (GPA) = (Sum of Grade Points For Each Course)/(Number of Courses)*

The formula is simple enough to follow and within a minute, you can calculate your GPA using it.

**The Calculation Technique**

- Note down the grade scores for each one of the courses you opted for.
- Refer to the chart provided above and note down the corresponding grade point values for each of the grades you scored.
- As the above formula demonstrates, sum up all the grade points and divide the total, by the number of courses. The end result will be your grade point average.

GPA = (4 + 3 + 4 + 2 + 3) / 5 = 16 / 5 = 3.2