GPA Deficit Calculator

Using your unoffcial transcript as reference, enter your GPA Units (first field) and Grade Points (second field) to get your grade point deficit.

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GPA Units
Enter Current Grade Points Grade Points Needed to be at 2.0 GPA: Grade Point Deficit:

 

To get back into good academic standing, a student must either have the grade points listed above to be at a 2.0 (the grade point deficit must be at zero) or be a positive number.  In order to achieve positive grade points and improve your grade point deficiency, you must take college level courses (i.e. 100 – 699 at SF State) and earn “C+” or better grades. It can take multiple semesters to completely remove yourself from probation, subject to disqualification and academically disqualified status. Use the following chart to estimate what grades you’ll need to return to good academic standing with the "Grade Point Deficit" from above.

Grade 5-unit course 4-unit course 3-unit course 2-unit course 1-unit course
A +10 +8 +6 +4 +2
A- +8.5 +6.8 +5.1 +3.4 +1.7
B+ +6.5 +5.2 +3.9 +2.6 +1.3
B +5 +4 +3 +2 +1
B- +3.5 +2.8 +2.1 +1.4 +0.7
C+ +1.5 +1.2 +0.9 +0.6 +0.3
C 0 0 0 0 0
C- -1.5 -1.2 -0.9 -0.6 -0.3
D+ -3.5 -2.8 -2.1 -1.4 -0.7
D -5 -4 -3 -2 -1
D- -6.5 -5.2 -3.9 -2.6 -1.3
F -10 -8 -6 -4 -2

Examples:

Current Class(es) Unit(s) Projected Grade Grade Points Earned
TH A 125 3 A +6
PSY 200 3 C 0
HIST 120 3 D -3
KIN 250 3 B +2

Total for semester = +5 grade points

Current Class(es) Unit(s) Projected Grade Grade Points Earned
SOC 105 3 C 0
PLSI 200 3 B +3
CWL 250 3 D -3
MATH 124 3 CR 0

Total for semester = 0 grade points

Note:

CR, NC, I RD, RP, AU, W and SP grades do not have any grade point values. Also, grades of “C” do not help raise your GPA and grades of “C-” and below, lower to your GPA.
“U”, “WU” or “IC” grades are equal to an “F” in calculating grade points.