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Why So Many 4.0 GPA's on SuperMatch?

Question: How are average GPAs computed for purposes of College Confidential's Supermatch College Search?

The College Search lists at least 31 colleges with Average GPAs of 4, the highest unweighted GPA possible. If they have average GPAs of 4.0, more than half of their incoming freshmen must have high school unweighted GPAs of 4.0 and GPAs must be rounded up, as it would be mathematically impossible to have such an average otherwise.

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