The 4.0 Grade Point Average scale identifies different letter grades with numerical values. Therefore, a 3.2 GPA is the same as a ‘B’. Most colleges do not use letter grades. Instead, they classify you by GPA. To figure your score out, use the calculator included for your convenience below. The scores you get from a college course are figured largely by how well you did on tests and other assignments, but also take into account course hours and credits. Here’s GPA chart for your easy reference: