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UNLV student-athletes shatter cumulative GPA record

Athletics Gpa Record
Posted at 1:04 PM, Jan 14, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UNLV student-athletes have shattered the department record for cumulative grade point average, the Athletics Department announced Thursday.

The cumulative GPA of all UNLV student-athletes subsequent to the fall 2020 semester is 3.21, eclipsing the previous mark of 3.13 set in spring 2020.

In addition, the department achieved a collective semester GPA of at least 3.0 for a record seventh-straight time. Prior to the fall 2017 semester, UNLV student-athletes had never achieved a collective semester GPA of 3.0.

UNLV student-athletes achieved a fall 2020 semester collective GPA of 3.21, which was just shy of the department’s semester record of 3.22, with an impressive 70.9% recording a GPA of at least 3.0.

The sports of baseball, men’s basketball, softball, women’s soccer, women’s tennis and track & field all set program records for semester GPA, while 192 student-athletes made the Dean’s Honor List by posting a minimum GPA of 3.50 in 12 academic credits.

In addition, women’s tennis set the record for highest team GPA by any athletics program in UNLV history with a sparkling mark of 3.88.

Baseball, men’s basketball, football, softball and women’s tennis all set program records for cumulative GPA, while 72.2 percent of all UNLV student-athletes boast a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.