# Is a 4.25 weighted GPA good?

**Asked by: Mrs. Guadalupe Wiegand I**| Last update: May 8, 2022

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A 4.2 indicates that you are earning Bs and B+s in high level classes or As and A+s in mid level classes. **This is a very good GPA**, and it should give you a strong chance of admission at most colleges. 99.29% of schools have an average GPA below a 4.2. You have a low chance of getting into with a 4.2 GPA.

## Is 4.56 weighted GPA good?

This GPA is higher than a 4.0, meaning that your school measures GPAs on a weighted scale (class difficulty is taken into account in conjunction with your grades). At most high schools, this means that the highest GPA you can get is a 5.0. **A 4.5 GPA indicates that you're in very good shape for college**.

## What is a 4.25 GPA?

Most probably a 4.25 GPA signifies that **you have been taking weighted courses** - AP, honors and the like. Either that, or your school gives a grade higher than 4 for an A+, and you have some A+s in there.

## Is a 4.15 weighted GPA good?

Is a 4.1 GPA good? This GPA is outside of the normal 4.0 range of unweighted GPAs, meaning your school measures GPA on a weighted scale. **A 4.1 is a very good GPA**. It means that you've either been taking the most difficult classes and earning mostly Bs or you've been taking mid level classes and earning As.

## Is a 4.3 weighted GPA good?

Is a 4.3 GPA good? This GPA is above a 4.0, which means it's weighted (it takes into account the difficulty of your classes in conjunction with your grades). **This is a very good GPA**. It most likely means you're taking high level classes and are earning As and Bs.

## Weighted vs. Unweighted GPA

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### What is a 4.25 GPA unweighted?

A 4.2 GPA is above a 4.0, so it's **outside of the normal range for unweighted GPAs**. If you have a 4.2, your school uses weighted GPAs, meaning they take class difficulty into account when calculating GPA. A 4.2 indicates that you are earning Bs and B+s in high level classes or As and A+s in mid level classes.

### Can I get into Harvard with a 4.3 weighted GPA?

**A 4.3 GPA is not so low that it will automatically disqualify you from Harvard**. However, no GPA, no matter how high, is enough by itself to get you accepted.

### Is a 4.9 weighted GPA good?

In general, **a student aiming for the most selective schools should aim to have a GPA as close to the maximum as they can manage**. That is, if the GPA scale is out of 4.5, they should have a 4.4 or higher, a 4.9 or higher for a 5.0 scale, and so on.

### Is a 6.0 GPA good?

**If your school uses a 5- or 6-point GPA scale, you want to be closer to those values instead**. The average grade for high school students in the United States is around a B, which means the average high school GPA is a 3.0. So, if your GPA is higher than that, you're off to a good start!

### Is a 4.1 GPA good for UCLA?

The average high school GPA for admitted students at UCLA is 3.89 on a 4.0 scale. **This is a very competitive GPA**, and UCLA is clearly accepting students at the top of their high school class.

### Is a 5.2 weighted GPA good?

On the weighted scale, **a strong GPA could range from a 4.0 to a 5.3** – indicating to colleges that you're taking challenging courses (Advanced Placement, Dual Enrolled, etc.) and keeping up A's and B's. On the unweighted scale, a good GPA could range from a 3.0 to a 4.3, which spans the A/B average values.

### Is a 3.7 weighted GPA good?

**A 3.7 GPA is a very good GPA, especially if your school uses an unweighted scale**. This means that you've been earning mostly A-s in all of your classes. If you've been taking high level classes and earning a 3.7 unweighted GPA, you're in great shape and can expect to be accepted to many selective colleges.

### Is a 4.42 weighted GPA good?

A 4.4 weighted GPA most likely means that you've been earning mostly B+s in high level classes. **You'll have a good shot at being accepted to most colleges with this GPA**. 99.68% of schools have an average GPA below a 4.4.

### Is a 4.5 weighted GPA good?

That means the student who has this GPA has a grade “A-“ or “A” average on academic performance. For a weighted GPA, **a 4.0 above GPA score or a 4.5 above GPA score is considered a good GPA** depending on the 4.5 or 5.0 scale adopted when calculating weighted GPA.

### Can you get into Harvard with a 4.6 GPA?

**The average high school GPA for admitted students at Harvard University is 4.18 on a 4.0 scale**. This is a very competitive GPA, and Harvard University is clearly accepting students at the top of their high school class.

### Is a 9.0 GPA good?

The average high school GPA for college-bound students is likely higher than a 3.0. **Typically a 3.5-4.0 GPA, which means an A- or A average, is expected for admission to top colleges**. However, you may be able to gain acceptance to a less selective school with a GPA that's as low as a 2.0 or C- average.

### Is a 6.6 GPA good?

**GPA of 6 or 7 means Distinction or Higher Distinction**. At most high schools, this means that the highest GPA you can get is a 5.0. A 4.5 GPA indicates that you're in very good shape for college.

### Is a 3.9 weighted GPA good in high school?

If your school has a weighted GPA scale, you may even be able to increase it by taking more difficult classes. **A 3.9 GPA puts you in a good position with respect to college admissions** - all but the most selective schools should be relatively safe bets for you.

### Is a 5.0 GPA possible?

**Typically, high schools that use weighted GPAs opt for the 0-5 scale that makes 5.0 the highest possible grade**. A GPA higher than 5.0 is rare, but school point systems are occasionally structured so that students taking advanced classes can rack up bonus points.

### What's a perfect GPA?

If your school uses this one, the perfect GPA is **a 4.0**, which means that you have straightAs. If you have a 3.0, you have straight Bs, and so on and so forth. The unweighted GPA scale also means that each class is scored the same, regardless of its difficulty.

### What's the lowest GPA Harvard accepted?

To get to Harvard your GPA has to be **at least a 4.0** and even then if you get in your lucky but they require at least a 4.18 GPA only .

### Is a 4.3 GPA good for UCLA?

The average admitted GPA for the College of Letters & Science at UCLA is 4.2. **For the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, the average admitted GPA is over 4.3**. What is UCLA's current acceptance rate? 14.4% for the 2019-2020 admissions cycle.

### Is a 4.2 weighted GPA good for a freshman?

**Yes, a weighted GPA of 4.2 is good**. It could be very good. Be sure to have other excellent numbers to back it up such as ACT, SAT, AP, and IB test scores that are also quite high. A weighted 4.2 GPA is a great start!