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.

Nearby words

  1. grade iii astrocytoma,
  2. grade inflation,
  3. grade iv astrocytoma,
  4. grade line,
  5. grade point,
  6. grade school,
  7. grade separation,
  8. grade-schooler,
  9. gradeability,
  10. graded post

Origin of grade point average

First recorded in 1965–70


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