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Does My GPA From My Current School Transfer With Me?

Students often wonder if the GPA they've built up will transfer with them to a new college. And we have an expert with a quick answer to that question.

Joan Isaac MohrJoan Isaac Mohr
Vice President and Dean of Admissions

Quinnipiac University
When you transfer, the GPA from your original institution isn't carried over to the new one. Courses that you’ve completed generally transfer if you have a C or higher in the course, and it’s consistent with courses offered at your new school. The credits for that course transfer, but not the grade. You begin your GPA with the courses you’ll complete there. However, if you apply to transfer again, or if you apply to graduate school, they’ll want to see all your previous transcripts.

Start exploring schools to transfer with our featured transfer colleges lists.

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