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Honors Graduation

Effective for December 2021, May 2022, and August 2022

Summa Cum Laude

Magna Cum Laude

Cum Laude

Agriculture and Natural Resources

4.000

3.943

3.846

Arts and Sciences

4.000

3.959

3.889

Business

4.000

3.935

3.823

Education

4.000

N/A**

3.970

Engineering and Applied Science

3.991

3.895

3.790

School of Energy Resources

4.000

3.883

3.751

Haub - ENR

4.000

3.931

3.889

Health Sciences

4.000

N/A**

3.963

**Due to the fact that 6.76% of the computed College of Education graduates and 7.91% 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.

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