Academic Honors (A.02.09)

Graduation Honors

Graduation honors are based on all courses completed during a student’s undergraduate career. To be eligible for Latin honors (summa cum laude, magna cum laude or cum laude), a student must have completed at least 60 credit hours at the University of St. Thomas with an appropriate honors average. The GPA used to determine honors is based on undergraduate courses completed at the University of St. Thomas. Levels of honors for all bachelor’s degrees awarded by the University are 3.750, summa cum laude; 3.500, magna cum laude; 3.250, cum laude.

Academic Distinction

Undergraduate transfer students who have completed 36 through 59 credit hours at the University of St. Thomas with a GPA of 3.300 or above will receive the honor of Academic Distinction.

Dean’s List

The Dean’s List is published for each semester to recognize those students who, with a minimum credit hour load of 12 credit hours and a minimum of 12 credit hours earned, have achieved a GPA of at least 3.300.

Part–time students are evaluated on an annual basis (January – December) for inclusion on the Dean’s List. They must be categorized as “part–time” at the time of each registration, must have accumulated at least 12 credit hours during this annual period, and must have a current term GPA of at least 3.300.