What is semester GPA?

Semester GPA is calculated by multiplying the number of credit hours assigned to a course by the value of the grade earned in that semester. 

How to calculate semester GPA?

Letter grades are each assigned a point value: 

Grade Point Equivalent

To calculate your grade point average, first multiply the number of credits each class is worth by the point value for the letter grade that you earned in that class. Next, total the grade points of all of your classes for that semester and divide it by the number of credit hours that you attempted. This is your semester GPA.

Semester GPA