Grade Point Average (GPA)
Academic standing at Messiah College is based on grades received, the numeric value of the grades, and the credit value of the courses.
|Grade||Quality Points (per hour)||Grade Definitions|
|Withdrawal within the period designated by the college--no grade/no credit.|
|Withdrawal/Pass-no grade/no credit. Does not count in GPA.|
|Withdrawal/Fail-no grade/no credit. Does not count in GPA.|
|Incomplete -- A temporary grade that converts to an F unless work is completed within the specified time.|
The grade-point average is computed on all work for which a student registered, with the exceptions of courses with grades of I, W, WP, WF, and AU each of which carries no grade value.
Computation Of Grade-Point Average (GPA)
Overall and semester grade-point averages are calculated as follows:
Calculate Your Grade Point Average (GPA)
The following grades are not computed in a student''s GPA: I, W, WP, WF, or AU. For an accurate GPA, input only A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, and F.