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Latin Commencement Honors

Latin Commencement Honors

Latin commencement honors are awarded to the top 35 percent of the graduating class. These cutoffs are applied to degrees awarded in 2016 (January, May, and August).

  • Top 10 percent: summa cum laude (3.900 - 4.000)
  • Next 10 percent: magna cum laude (3.788 - 3.899)
  • Next 15 percent: cum laude (3.633 - 3.787)

To be eligible for  Latin commencement honors, candidates must have:

  1. Earned a minimum of 54 credit-hours for evaluative grades (A, B, C, D) in residence at the university.
  2. Attained the required percentile ranking on the basis of all work for which grades are averaged at the university, including any grades earned before an academic separation.