How much does major GPA matter versus cumulative GPA?

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Hello, I am a rising junior at a non target university (Pace university). I did really poorly academically my first year at another non target (the program and environment wasn't right for me so I transferred out) but have since gotten nothing but A's.

I currently have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and will probably have a GPA of 3.5-3.6 by graduation. I've gotten nothing but As in my business and finance courses.

I know that GPA is very important, but I wanted to know whether employers would focus on my performance in business classes or just only care about my cumulative GPA.

Comments (2)

Sep 4, 2017

I believe they mostly look at CGPA, but if you want to differentiate it, you can list your major GPA as well.

Can anybody else chime in on this?

Sep 4, 2017