Definitions for grade point average

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

grade′ point` av`erage(n.)

  1. a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits taken.

    Category: Education

Origin of grade point average:

1965–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grade point average, GPA(noun)

    a measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university; calculated by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number attempted

Wiktionary

  1. grade point average(Noun)

    A method of computing a numerical value for letter grades received in school by assigning each a numeric value and averaging the numbers.

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