Entry from US English dictionary
A numerical value assigned to a letter grade received in a course at a college or university, multiplied by the number of credits awarded for the course.
- ‘Using 20 years of research data, we have established that grade point in these core classes is just as important as test scores in predicting academic success,’
- For children with good academic backgrounds, schools often waive the extra fees, and only demand extra payments from weak students, sometimes requesting 10,000 yuan per grade point below the acceptable standard.
- In spring 2002, 42 percent of the student athletes earned a grade point of 3.00 or above (23 percent had a 3.50 or higher).
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Syllabification: grade point
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