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Calculating GPA

Whether you are on probation or are aiming for honors, it is important to know how to calculate and predict your GPA.  Here are the following steps to calculate your GPA:

Step 1: Run Your Unofficial Transcript

Step 2: Place the information from your Unofficial transcript into the GPA Calculator

Please Note: If you do not have access to Excel, you can use the Paper GPA


Disqualified Limits (DQ) Table*

Class Level Units GPA
First Year 0-29 1.5
Sophomore 30-59 1.7
Junior 60-89 1.85
Senior 90 and above 1.95

*One is Disqalified after one has been on probation the prior semester.

Honors Table*

Honors Level GPA
Cum Laude 3.5-3.699
Magna Cum Laude 3.7-3.89
Summa Cum Laude 3.9 or higher

*GPA is based on the lowest GPA between overall and CSUSM. It is calculated the semester before graduation