Calculate your GPA

Calculate your GPA

The Grade Point Average (GPA) is a calculation that reflects the overall grade of a student. It is based on units completed at Macquarie University and does not consider credit points granted for previous studies, i.e., designated credit (Macquarie University International College [the College]and non-award studies).

You can find your GPA using eStudent. Follow these steps to get your GPA:

  1. Log in to eStudent
  2. Go to the My Results and Graduation tab
  3. Select your current study plan – this will give you a results overview screen
  4. Click on email my unofficial transcript button
  5. You should see a screen confirming your request has been submitted
  6. A copy of your unofficial transcript will be sent to your student email account, usually within 10 minutes
  7. Open the transcript and scroll to the bottom to the credit point summary and your GPA

Maybe you have a goal and want to gauge what your grades should be to reach the required GPA? Or perhaps you'd like to see how your grades from another institution will stack up with Macquarie's GPA? The instant GPA calculator below can be used as a guide to work these out.

If you’d like to calculate your GPA based on units completed at the College, the calculator below can be used as a guide.

GPA calculator

To calculate your GPA:

  1. Enter the total number of credit points of HD, D, Cr, P, F, FA, FH and FW in each of the relevant boxes
  2. Enter 0 in the boxes where you did not obtain any credit points in that grade
  3. Click calculate and your GPA will be displayed

Note: All units must be entered except W and S grades and units completed at other institutions.

Note: There are two scales by which Macquarie University calculates GPA.

7-POINT SCALE CALCULATOR

For students who:

  1. commenced at Macquarie University from 1 January 2017;
  2. course transferred into a program of study which commences after 1 January 2017; or
  3. returned to your studies following a period of absence after 1 January 2017

Your GPA will be calculated on a seven point scale.

7 POINT CALCULATOR Number of Credit Points
HD grade
D grade
Cr grade
P grade
F, FA, FH and FW grades

Please place a '0' in grades where you did not obtain any credit points in

Your GPA is

Download the 7 point scale calculator in Excel format.

4-POINT SCALE CALCULATOR

For students who commenced their current program of study between 2011 - 31 December 2016, your GPA will be calculated on a 4-point scale.

4 POINT CALCULATOR Number of Credit Points
HD or D grades
Cr grade
P grade
PC grade
F, FA, FH and FW grades

Please place a '0' in grades where you did not obtain any credit points in

Your GPA is

Download the 4 point scale calculator in Excel format.

About GPA and calculation

The Grade Point Average (GPA) is a calculation which reflects the overall grades of a student in a coursework program. It is calculated on the basis of the units completed at Macquarie University and does not take into account credit points granted through recognised prior learning or non-award study. The GPA is printed on all academic records. It is used in academic advising in the following areas: for unit prerequisites, for admission to Bachelor honours programs, for transfer from one degree program to another and for admission to restricted areas of study.

Calculation of Grade Point Average

GPA calculation for grades obtained from 2016 and onwards (7 point scale)

GPA = (7v + 6w + 5x + 4y + 0f) divided by e

 

v is the number of credit points gained at HD
w is the number of credit points gained at D
x is the number of credit points gained at Cr
y is the number of credit points gained at P
e is the total number of credit points for which a student is effectively enrolled (excluding units with W or S),
f is the number of credit points gained with an F grade.

 

Grades obtained from 2011 and onwards (4 point scale)

GPA = (4w + 3x + 2y + 0f) divided by e
w is the number of credit points gained at HD and D,
x is the number of credit points gained at Cr
y is the number of credit points gained at P,
e is the total number of credit points for which a student is effectively enrolled (excluding units with W or S),
f is the number of credit points gained with an F grade.

 

Grades obtained from 2001 - 2010

The grade point average (GPA) for grades obtained from 2001 - 2010 is calculated as follows:

GPA = (4w + 3x + 2y + 1z + 0f) divided by e

 

w is the number of credit points gained at HD and D
x is the number of credit points gained at Cr
y is the number of credit points gained at P
z is the number of credit points gained at PC
e is the total number of credit points for which a student is effectively enrolled (excluding units with W or S),
f is the number of credit points gained with an F grade.

 

Grades obtained prior to 2001:

The grade point average (GPA) for grades obtained prior to 2001 is calculated as follows:

GPA = (4a + 3b + 2c+ 1cq+ 0f) divided by e

 

a is the number of credit points gained at A grade
b is the number of credit points gained at B
c is the number of credit points gained at C
cq is the number of credit points gained at CQ
e is the total number of credit points for which a student is effectively enrolled (excluding units with W or P),
f is the number of credit points gained with an F grade.

The grade point average of an applicant of a student who has been enrolled in any combined or double degree program will be calculated on the basis of the entire program.

Macquarie University International College GPA calculator

The Grade Point Average (GPA) of a student is a calculation which reflects the overall grade of a student. It is based on units completed at Macquarie University International College and does not take into account credit points granted for credit for previous studies.

To calculate your GPA:

  1. Enter the total number of credit points of HD, D, Cr, P, F, FA and FW in each of the relevant boxes.
  2. Enter 0 in the boxes where you did not obtain any credit points in that grade.
  3. Click calculate and your GPA will be displayed.

Please note: This calculator is intended for Macquarie University International College units only.

Grades Number of Credit Points
HD grade (7)
D grade (6)
Cr grade (5)
P grade (4)
F, FA and FW grades (0)

Please place a '0' in grades where you did not obtain any credit points in

Your GPA is

Download the GPA calculator in Excel format.

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