GPA Calculator

GPA CALCULATOR

Professional and graduate schools, and the application services they use, expect you to report all attempted classes as part of your overall GPA calculation. Please refer to the "course work" sections of the instruction manuals -- available below -- for how to accurately compute your Math-Science or Science GPA and overall GPA based on your professional goals.

AMCAS for applicants to Allopathic Medical Schools (MD):

  • BCPM GPAall Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math courses, including both grades from repeated courses.
  • Overall GPAall undergraduate courses, including both grades from repeated courses.

AACOMAS for applicants to Osteopathic Medical Schools (DO):

  • Science GPA: is calculated based on these Course Subject GPA categories: Biochemistry, Biology/Zoology, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Other Science; including both grades from any repeated courses.
  • Non-Science GPA: is calculated based on these Course Subject GPA categories: English, Math, Behavioral Science, and Other Non-Science courses; including both grades from any repeated courses.
  • Overall GPA: all undergraduate courses; including both grades from any repeated courses.
  • GPA is also broken down by school year.

AADSAS for applicants to Dental Schools:

  • BCP GPAall undergraduate, graduate and cumulative courses identified on transcripts as Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses, including both grades from repeated courses.
  • Science GPAall undergraduate, graduate and cumulative courses identified on the transcript as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math and Other Science.
  • Non-Science GPAall undergraduate, graduate courses, including both grades from repeated courses.
  • Undergraduate GPAall undergraduate courses, including both grades from repeated courses.

CASPA for applicants to Physician Assistant Schools (PA):

  • Science GPA: is calculated based on these Course Subject GPA categories: Biology/Zoology, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Other Science.

  • Non-Science GPA: is calculated based on these Course Subject GPA categories: English, Math, Social/Behavioral Science, and Other Non-Science. 
  • CASPA also breaks down your GPA by school year.

PharmCAS for applicants to Pharmacy Schools:

  • Overall Cumulative GPACombined Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Study
  • Course Subject GPAs Biochemistry, Biology, Inorganic Chemistry, Math, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Other Science, Physics, and Social Science
  • GPAs by Academic Status:  Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Post-BS, Graduate, and Professional
  • College/University GPASeparate GPA for college/university attended based on PharmCAS GPA calculation rules. 

PTCAS for applicants to Physical Therapy Schools:

·       Overall Cumulative GPA: all undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses.

  • ·         GPA for Each Institution Attended: may differ from the college or university transcript due to grade standardization process

  • Academic Status GPAs: are based on a student's registration status at the time the courses were taken: freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, graduate, and post-baccalaureate undergraduate.

  • Upper-Division Course GPA: includes junior and senior courses identified in the "course level" field of the coursework section.

  • Science GPA: includes anatomy and physiology in biology, biology, chemistry and physics courses.

  • Combined Science and Math GPA: includes all courses in the science GPA, plus math courses.

  • Course Subject GPAs: are calculated for every PTCAS course subject.

  • Core PT Prerequisite GPA: is based on the courses identified as core PT prerequisites by the applicant in the coursework section. Core PT prerequisites may differ from program-specific course requirements. 

OTCAS for applicants to Occupational Therapy Schools:

  • All course work that is listed as undergraduate, graduate, or post BS/BA undergraduate will be included in your GPA’s.
  • OTCAS calculates 14 GPA’s for every “complete” application received. The OTCAS GPA’s include all U.S. and Canadian college courses with grades and credit hours at all regionally accredited institutions, including repeated courses. All GPA’s are provided in a 4.0 semester-based format. Calculate your OTCAS GPA’s with this: (Total Quality Points/Total Credit Hours Attempted = GPA). 

VMCAS for applicants to Veterinary Schools:

  • VMCAS will calculate separate Science, Non-Science and Total GPAs for the following subcategories: Class standing, Undergraduate/Graduate/Professional/Post Baccalaureate, Total GPA (Consisting of Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior), Cumulative undergraduate (Consisting of Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior and Post Baccalaureate courses), and Overall GPA (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Post Baccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional courses).
  • Science GPA’s: will include courses with the following course subjects: Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Inorganic Chemistry, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Other Life Science, Other Science, Physics.

  • Non-Science GPA’s: will include courses with the following course subjects: Business, Computer Science, English/Literature, General Non-Science, General Non-Science, Math, Public Speaking, Social/Behavioral Science

  • Courses with the following course subjects are calculated into the Math GPA: Math

  • Courses with the following course subjects are calculated into the General Education GPA: English/Literature, General Non-Science, and Social/Behavioral Science

  • Courses with the following course subjects are calculated into the Other GPA: Business, Computer Science, and Public Speaking

OptomCAS for applicants to Optometry Schools:

  • The GPAs that will be calculated are: Overall, By Term, By Class Standing, Post Baccalaureate, Graduate, GPA’s by course subject.
  • The Different Areas of Study That are Included are: Biology/Life Science, Inorganic/Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, BCP Totals, Other Sciences, Math, English, Psychology, Other General. 

[For all other health professional programs, please refer to the GPA calculation guidelines through their respective application services.]