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## What is a good GPA on a 5.0 scale?

The Weighted GPA Conversion Chart

Letter Grade | Percentage | AP/IB GPA |
---|---|---|

A+ | 97-100 |
5.0 |

A | 93-96 | 5.0 |

A- | 90-92 | 4.7 |

B+ | 87-89 | 4.3 |

## Is a 3.5 GPA good on a 5.0 scale?

A 3.5 unweighted GPA means that you’ve **earned an A- average across all of your classes**. You’re well above the national average for GPA and should have a solid chance of acceptance at a wide variety of colleges. 76.33% of schools have an average GPA below a 3.5.

## Is a GPA of 4.5 out of 5 good?

This GPA is higher than a 4.0, meaning that your school measures GPAs on a weighted scale (class difficulty is taken into account in conjunction with your grades). At most high schools, this means that the highest GPA you can get is a 5.0. A **4.5 GPA indicates that you’re in very good shape for college**.

## Is a GPA of 3.8 out of 5 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.

## Is a GPA of 5.0 possible?

It Depends on the Scale

Typically, high schools that use weighted GPAs opt for the 0-5 scale that makes **5.0 the highest possible grade**. A GPA higher than 5.0 is rare, but school point systems are occasionally structured so that students taking advanced classes can rack up bonus points.

## What is a 4.0 GPA on a 5.0 scale?

4.0 GPA Scale

Letter Grade | Percentile | AP/IB GPA |
---|---|---|

A+ |
97-100 |
5.0 |

A | 93-96 | 5.0 |

A- | 90-92 | 4.7 |

B+ | 87-89 | 4.3 |

## What is 3.7 on a 5.0 scale?

5.0 GPA scale chart

Letter Grade | Percentile | AP/IB GPA |
---|---|---|

B | 83-86 | 4.0 |

B- |
80-82 |
3.7 |

C+ | 77-79 | 3.3 |

C | 73-76 | 3.0 |

## Can I get into Harvard with a 3.5 GPA?

Generally speaking, the average GPA of students welcomed by Harvard into its campus is 3.9 unweighted and 4.15 unweighted. … It’s possible for Harvard to accept a student with a 3.0 GPA but with a compelling story.

## Is a 6.0 GPA possible?

GPAs can be based on a **4.0, 5.0 or 6.0 scale**. … Some students may have honors, AP or IB courses weighted when calculating GPA. An A in an AP class may be given a 5.0 at one school, but given a 4.0 at another school. All of these factors must be taken into consideration when comparing GPAs from different high schools.

## Is a 4.0 GPA rare?

Try to focus less on the number and more on how much you’re challenging yourself in your classes. 98.4% of schools have an average GPA below a 4.0. You **have a low chance of getting into with a 4.0 GPA**.

## Is a 4.2 GPA good enough for Harvard?

A 4.2 GPA is **above a 4.0**, so it’s outside of the normal range for unweighted GPAs. If you have a 4.2, your school uses weighted GPAs, meaning they take class difficulty into account when calculating GPA. … This is a very good GPA, and it should give you a strong chance of admission at most colleges.

## Can you get into Harvard with a 4.5 GPA?

For example, one school could have a lower acceptance rate than another, but the more selective school could have a lower average GPA.

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School | Overall Acceptance Rate | Average GPA of Admitted Students |
---|---|---|

Columbia University | 5.1% | 4.14 |

Cornell University | 10.6% | 4.05 |

Dartmouth College | 7.9% | 4.07 |

Harvard University | 4.5% | 4.18 |