Office of the Registrar

Honors Graduation

Effective for December 2023, May 2024, and August 2024

 

Summa Cum Laude

Magna Cum Laude

Cum Laude

Agriculture and Natural Resources

4.000

3.950

3.861

Arts and Sciences

4.000

3.987

3.926

Business

4.000

3.961

3.870

Education

4.000

N/A*

NA*

Engineering and Applied Science

3.989

3.922

3.830

School of Energy Resources

4.000

3.900

3.759

Haub - ENR

4.000

3.975

3.903

Health Sciences

4.000

  N/A** 

3.988

 

*Due to the fact that 11.0% of the computed College of Education graduates received a 4.000, no magna cum laude or cum laude honors will be awarded.ed.

**Due to the fact that 9.7% of the computed College of Health Sciences graduates received a 4.000, no magna cum laude honors 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 comparison 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 excellence as defined by the School of Pharmacy.

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

Lane Buchanan, Sr. Associate Registrar
Robert Ratterree, Associate Registrar

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