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GPAGrade Point Average
GPAGestation pour Autrui (French: Surrogacy)
GPAGlobal Political Agreement (Zimbabwean reform agreement)
GPAGreyhound Pets of America
GPAGovernment Procurement Agreement (World Trade Organization)
GPAGewerkschaft der Privatangestellten (Vienna, Austria)
GPAGraduate Program Advisor (various schools)
GPAGroup Personal Accident (insurance)
GPAGaelic Players Association (Ireland)
GPAGas Processors Association
GPAGNU Privacy Assistant (computing)
GPAGuam Power Authority
GPAGeneral Purpose Application
GPAGrid Processor Architecture
GPAGoogle Point Average
GPAGuest Physical Address
GPAGeneral Plan Amendment
GPAGeneral Purpose Architecture (computing)
GPAGigapascal
GPAGallons Per Acre
GPAGrosse Pointe Academy (Michigan)
GPAGeneral Purpose Amplifier
GPAGeneral Practitioners Association (various locations)
GPAGlycophorin A
GPAGentle Persuasive Approach (healthcare)
GPAGlobal Programme on AIDS
GPAGreat Path Academy (Manchester, CT)
GPAGlobal Property Advisors (various locations)
GPAGraphics Performance Accelerator
GPAGlobal Program of Action (for the Protection of the Marine Environment Land basesd Activities)
GPAGeorgia Press Association (Atlanta, GA)
GPAGibraltar Pool Association
GPAGreater Pittsburgh Area
GPAGerman Press Agency (est. 1949)
GPAGovernment Purchasing Alliance
GPAGolden Plains Area (Colorado)
GPAGuyana Press Association
GPAGeneric Pharmaceutical Association
GPAGross Production Average (baseball statistic)
GPAGreen Party of Aotearoa (New Zealand)
GPAGuardian Princess Alliance
GPAGladstone Port Authority (QLD Australia)
GPAGovernment Property Administrator
GPAGold Prospectors Association
GPAGeneral Power of Appointment (asset management)
GPAGas Producers Association
GPAGosport Pool Arena (Gosport, UK; pool hall)
GPAGas Purchase Agreement
GPAGolf Physiotherapy Association (Netherlands)
GPAGay Pilots Association
GPAGlycogen Phosphorylase A
GPAGraduation Promise Act (education)
GPAGovernmental and Public Affairs
GPAGlobal Project Authorization (JSF project)
GPAGrand Prix Association
GPAGroup Psychological Abuse Scale
GPAGeneral Public Agency (UK)
GPAGeneral Purpose Analysis
GPAGeorgia Perinatal Association
GPAGraduate Pledge Alliance
GPAGeneral Partitioning Algorithm
GPAGravida Para Aborta
GPAGreen Point Average
GPAGuidance Platform Assembly
GPAGeophysical Altimeter
GPAGeorgia Association of Planetariums
GPAGrowth Premium Analysis (trading theory)
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"Grade point average is just one of many factors that can predict student performance and long-term success," McAbee said.
Perhaps the most commonly used measure of past academic performance (and thus, potential for graduate school success) is the undergraduate grade point average (UGPA).
The selected variables (standardized reading proficiency test scores, undergraduate grade point average, gender, and ethnicity) were not predictors of teacher attrition (Greiner, Espinoza, & Smith, 2005).
Universities are ranked by a grade point average of the quality of research subjects and staff they have submitted, with the best performing at the top of the table.
The results revealed significant relationship between personal efficacy and outcome expectancy (r = .37, p = .00) but no significant relationship between personal efficacy and cumulative grade point average (r = -0.04, p = .50) and between outcome expectancy and cumulative grade point average (r = 0.014, p = .83) respectively.
The 17-year-old senior is also student body president and has maintained an enviable 3.98 grade point average while taking a difficult honors curriculum.
Jones (1931) investigated this question in the 1930s and found a relationship between classroom attendance and grade point average. He found that the fewer absences a student had during the semester, the higher the student's grade point average.
Minimum grade point average of 3.5 overall on a 4.0 scale.
The student must have a grade point average of at least 2.5 or the equivalent; can attest to the need for financial aid; and can verify that graduation from the agricultural or biological degree program assures eligibility for the Professional Engineer licensing exam.
Eight dependent variables compared indicators of achievement for the three groups, including: number of students taking ACT, composite ACT scores, math ACT scores, English ACT scores, science ACT scores, number of special education placements, cumulative grade point average, and number of high school graduates.
Yet in just the past 10 years, the percent of students who took the SAT and had a grade point average in the A range jumped from 28 percent to 41 percent.
The authors found that seven of the nine academies had a positive, statistically significant effect on students' grade point average. Although the authors use grade point as one measure of accumulated human capital, it could be argued that it may not in fact reflect knowledge, especially when students are, for the most part, placed in separate classes.