# How to Find Out My GPA Score at Home

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Grade point average, or GPA, can help a student qualify for scholarships and even get a better job. It is important to stay updated on your GPA score so you know if your grades need improvement. A potential employer may select a candidate with a higher GPA rather than someone barely passing a course. You can easily find out your GPA score at home without asking your school for help.

Calculate class percentage if you have not yet received grades from your courses. Take the points you have received in the course and divide it by the total points possible, then multiply that number by 100. For example, if you received 900 points out of 1,000 possible points, divide 900 by 1,000 to get .90 and multiply that by 100. You would have 90 percent in the class.

Change the letter grades to a number in the 4-point GPA system. For example, A = 4 points; B = 3 points; C = 2 points; D = 1 point and F = 0 points.

Determine the number of units for each class and multiply that number by the points you received. For example, if you are taking a 3-unit class and received a "C" grade (2 points), you would multiply 2 by 3, which equals 6. Repeat this process for each of your classes.