Calculating Transferable GPA

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The SRJC transcript does not calculate your transferable GPA. Therefore, it is your responsibility to review your transcript for transferable courses and determine your GPA for transfer to a four-year university.

  • Transferable Courses at SRJC:
    • 1-99 will transfer to the California State University
    • 1-47 will transfer to the University of California for admissions. However, you can only include 4 units of physical activity courses and although courses numbered 48 and 49 will be accepted by a UC after transfer, they will not be included in your overall transferable units or GPA.
  • A transferable course that you took for P/NP (or CR/NC) will not be calculated into the GPA.
  • If you have attended other colleges, meet with a SRJC Counselor to determine which classes transfer to a four-year university and should be included in the GPA calculation.
  • AP and IB credit is not included in the calculation of the GPA.

Step 1: Determine which system you are calculating your GPA for – CSU or UC
Step 2: Use a highlighter to mark each class that you have taken that transfers, highlight the course, units attempted and grade points
Step 3: Add up the number of units attempted
Step 4: Add up the number of grade points you earned

  • Each letter grade has a point value (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1 and F=0). The grade points are determined by multiplying the point value times the units. English 1A is 4 units and you earn a B (3 points) 4x3 = 12 grade points.

Step 5: Divide the number of units into the number of grade points for your GPA