Academic Honors

Recognition for outstanding academic achievement is granted to full-time students in the fall and spring terms. The levels of recognition include the following:

President’s List:

To be eligible for the President’s List, one must be a full-time undergraduate student with a spring or fall semester GPA of 4.0.

Dean’s List:

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, one must be full-time undergraduate student with a spring or fall semester GPA between 3.5 and 3.99.

Degree with Honors

Students who establish throughout their academic careers both an overall (includes The W and any out-of-residence work) and an MUW grade point average between 3.50 and 3.79 graduate cum laude; those who establish a grade point average between 3.80 and 3.94 graduate magna cum laude; and those with a grade point average between 3.95 and 4.0 graduate summa cum laude. Only students earning their first baccalaureate degree are eligible for these honors.

In addition to the Latin honors listed above, the University awards Departmental honors to students who have been enrolled in the Gordy Honors College and have maintained the grade point averages required in their major fields and for the Gordy Honors College. They must also complete the Honors curriculum.