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The Future GPA Calculator can be used to predict how a future semester(s) GPA can
affect your cumulative GPA. Use a copy of your transcript in order to plug in the
In the top box input the following:
TOTAL earned credits
This number is listed at the bottom of the last semester’s data as “
Cum Units Earned:”
Repeated credits NOT earned
This category is only relevant if you have repeated a class and have received a grade
above an F in each
If one of the grades is an F, P, or S, this category will not apply. The purpose of
this category is to ensure that credits for the same class count only once. For instance,if
you repeat a class or its equivalent and receive a D the first time and an A the second
time, you earn credit only once.
The transcript would indicate under the first time you took it: "
Repeated : In GPA, No Credit Earned”. Some courses are “repeatable” for credit, for example internships and TA credits;
these would also not be counted here.
TOTAL credits of F, I/F, and N/F grades
Each F, I/F and N/F must be accounted for here. An I/F or N/F grade reflect that the
grade adjustment period has expired and are calculated as an F.
TOTAL credits of P and S grades
Include each P and S grade here as these grades do not effect your GPA.
TOTAL transfer and test (AP, CLEP, CPE) credits
These credits are listed at the beginning of your transcript prior to the data relating
to the first semester at Stony Brook.
Add the total number of credits. Press TAB and the total credits that will be counted
in your GPA will be displayed.
The next section asks for three final pieces of information:
You need to type in:
Current cumulative GPA
Found at the very bottom of your last semester.
If you want to see how anticipated credits for the current semester impact your cumulative
GPA input this semester’s anticipated number of credits (you can also add several
future semesters together).
Anticipated GPA (current semester)
You can calculate your anticipated current semester’s GPA using our Current GPA Calculator.
Finally, press TAB to see your
anticipated GPA in the orange box at the bottom.