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Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculations

Your grade point average (GPA) is computed by dividing the total number of units attempted whether or not they were passed (but excluding "CR/NC" courses and those in which administrative grades were assigned except for the "U"/"WU"), into the number of grade (quality) points earned. Refer to ".. academic grading symbols..." at the top of this page for academic grade details. A 2.00 (C) average in all college/university courses, all Cal Poly courses, and all major courses is required for a baccalaureate degree (excluding "CR," "NC," W"," and "AU" grades). All courses required by a major, including those in other departments, must be included in the calculation of the major GPA.

"CR" and "NC" grades and units are not included in your GPA calculation.
"RP" and "I" grades and units are not included in your GPA calculation. If an "RP" or "I" grade becomes an "F" because you did not complete the course work within the specified time frame, the "F" will be included in your GPA calculation in the quarter in which the "RP" or "I" changes.

"WU" grades are regarded the same as "F's" in your GPA calculation.

"RD," "AU," and "W" grades are not included in your GPA.

Please review the grading symbols for specific information.