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GPA Calculator

LSU Quality Points and Determining Deficit

Grade Point Average (GPA) is a numerical assessment of a student's academic progress. At LSU, GPA is calculated by dividing the total number of quality points earned by the number of hours attempted.

Information on LSU's Plus/Minus Grades

Get the official facts on the plus/minus grading policy from The Office of the University Registrar, including the plus/minus scale, definitions for letter grades, and frequently asked questions.

To use the GPA Calculator

First type in information for the “Hours” and “LSU GPA” columns, these two columns are required for the course(s) you wish to calculate. Once this information is typed, then click the “Calculate GPA” button to generate Quality Points and GPA information.

*TOPS GPA Disclaimer

TOPS GPA calculation is provided as a courtesy and does not guarantee TOPS or any other qualification, only the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) may determine the TOPS award. Visit LOSFA for more information. TOPS and other educational institutions may use 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 only to calculate GPA.