University Registrar's Office

Honors Information for Undergraduates

Graduation with Honors

The designation of graduation with honors is based on all courses (including the last semester's work) for which grades and grade points are given. Any senior is eligible for honors who, at the end of the senior year, has completed at least 45 hours of work in residence at UNCG. This does not include hours for which credit and grade points have been received by special examinations. There are no honors at the graduate level.

Honors are awarded to graduating seniors as follows:

Summa cum laude
with highest honor

achievement of a minimum grade point average of 3.90

Magna cum laude
with great honor

achievement of a minimum grade point average of 3.70

Cum laude
with honor

achievement of a minimum grade point average of 3.50

 

Second Undergraduate Degree Honors

Any second degree candidate is eligible for graduation with honors who, at the end of the final year, has completed toward the second degree, at least 45 hours of work in residence at UNCG and has earned the requisite grade point average.