quality point average

noun

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For this honor, students must have full-time status and attain a 4.0 quality point average on 12 or more credits during a single semester with no continuing or incomplete grades. cleveland, 21 June 2021 Ikeria and Layla won based on a calculation of quality point average or Q.P.A., a system of calculating grades that gave extra weight to advanced placement and dual credit courses. Stephanie Saul, New York Times, 11 June 2021 In order to attain this status, students must maintain a quality point average of 3.4 or higher, complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit and receive no grade lower than a C in any course. Maria Shine Stewart, cleveland, 17 Aug. 2020 Students must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 quality point average to make the list. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, 11 June 2019 To be recognized, a full-time student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 quality point average during the semester. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, 8 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quality point average was circa 1972

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“Quality point average.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quality%20point%20average. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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