Eligibility for the Dean’s List is limited to the top 30 percent of students, based on semester grade point average as calculated by February 1 for the fall semester Dean’s List and by July 1 for the spring semester Dean’s List. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student with a qualifying average must have earned 15 or more credits in the semester, 12 or more of which are graded credits; he or she must have no mark of I (unless for medical reason or critical emergency), U, WF, or WU; and he or she must have no instance of academic dishonesty in that semester.
Previous semester minimum GPA cut-off’s for consideration of Dean’s List are as follows:
The degree of bachelor of arts with honors is awarded in three grades: summa cum laude to those whose grade point averages are within the top 5 percent of the graduating class; magna cum laude to those within the top 6-10 percent; and cum laude to those within the top 11-20 percent.
Cumulative GPA requirements for each distinction can be found for the respective graduating class below:
|Class of 2023||Class of 2022|
|Magna cum laude||3.94||3.95|
|Summa cum laude||3.99||4.0|