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Office of the Registrar

Honors Graduation

Effective for December 2019, May 2020, and August 2020

Summa Cum Laude

Magna Cum Laude

Cum Laude

Agriculture and Natural Resources

4.000

3.927

3.828

Arts and Sciences

4.000

3.944

3.862

Business

4.000

3.886

3.774

Education

4.000

N/A**

3.956

Engineering and Applied Science

3.991

3.877

3.779

School of Energy Resources

4.000

3.872

3.669

Health Sciences

4.000

N/A**

3.937

*Degrees awarded by the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources will be awarded honors based of the percentages in the College of Arts and Sciences.

**Due to the fact that 5.65% of the computed College of Education graduates and 7.97% of College of Health Sciences graduates received a 4.000, no magna cum laude will be awarded.

UW Regulation 2-107 (July 12, 2018)

Designations of Academic Distinction will be added to baccalaureate academic transcripts and diplomas of graduating students earning at least 48 UW credit hours (of which 45 hours must be graded on an A-F grading scale) based on the following percentages:

Top 1% summa cum laude
Next 4% magna cum laude
Next 5% cum laude

Each spring semester, Academic Distinction graduates will be identified by coparison of their GPA to a 5-year rolling grade point distribution by each college.

The degree of Juris Doctor is awarded with honors if the student achieves a grade point average of 3.400 or better on on all resident credit in the College of Law.

A Doctor of Pharmacy is awarded with honors by the University of Wyoming to a student who graduates with scholarship in pharmacy of unusual excelence as defined by the School of Pharmacy.

Contact Us

Office of the Registrar

167 Knight Hall

Department 3964

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5272

Fax: (307) 766-3960

Email: registrar@uwyo.edu

Kwanna King, Registrar

Lane Buchanan, Sr. Associate Registrar

Danielle Mahlum, Associate Registrar

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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