grade point average

noun Education.
a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits or hours of course work taken.


Origin:
1965–70

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grade point average

noun
a measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university; calculated by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number attempted 
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Conversely, changes in social acceptance were not predictive of changes in grade point average or unexplained absences.
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