You will need to know your attempted credits and GPA to calculate expected GPA.

Before you begin:

  • You will need to know your current UMD attempted credits and GPA. To view your current credit and GPA information, please refer to your unofficial transcript.
  • Under the new plus/minus policy (effective Fall 2012), grades are associated with the following quality points:
    A+ .0 B+ C+ D+ F .0
    A .0 B .0 C .0 D .0 P* --
    A- B- C- D- S* --
    NOTE: If you receive an 'F' for a course that is being taken on a P/F or S/F grading method, the F will be calculated into your GPA. Grades of P or S will not be included in your GPA, however.



To calculate your semester GPA:

  1. Enter the number of credits and grade for each course
  2. Press button
To calculate your overall GPA:
  1. Enter your current attempted credits (1-999)
  2. Enter your current cumulative GPA (0.0 - 4.0)

Current Attempted Credits:* Current Cumulative GPA:*
* Only required if you wish to calculate your new cumulative GPA
Current Semester Class Details
Course Credits Grade Grade in QP QP  
NOTE: If you are repeating a course your actual semester and cumulative GPA will be different based on the repeat policy. Please contact your advisor for more information.
Semester Credits:
Semester GPA:
New Overall GPA:



To calculate desired GPA:

  1. Enter your current UMD attempted credits (1 - 999)
  2. Enter your current cumulative GPA (0.0 - 4.0)
  3. Enter the cumulative GPA you would like to have (Desired GPA)
  4. Press the 'Calculate GPA' button

Current Attempted Credits  
Current Cumulative GPA  
Total Credits  
Desired GPA    or 

You will be given a list of possibilities for reaching your desired GPA. Each line represents what you will need to do to reach your desired GPA and will have the number of credits you will need to take and the total GPA for those credits.

"2 credits with a 3.4 GPA" - this means that the next two credits you take need to have a GPA of 3.4 in order to reach your desired GPA.