Latin Honors

Latin Honors are awarded, by College, to undergraduate students in the top ten percent (10%) of each graduating class based on the calculated grade point average of their final 60 units completed at Towson University.

LATIN HONORS IS DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS:

Summa Cum Laude - top 2%
Magna Cum Laude - next 3%
Cum Laude - next 5%

Latin Honors for the August graduating class will be based on the calculated grade point average cutoffs set by the preceding May class.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The final 60 units, excluding transfer credits, will include the entire term in which the total of 60 units were attained. At least 45 of these 60 units must have calculable grades. A GPA below 3.50 will not be considered. Must have 60 units earned at TU.

Students records are also reviewed based on their total record at Towson University. Latin Honors will be awarded if the cumulative GPA equals or exceeds the cut-offs by college.

Students with majors in two or more colleges earn the highest Latin Honors for which they are eligible.

Graduate students are not eligible for Latin Honors.

PLEASE NOTE:

Honors are evaluated after the ceremony and will appear on the transcript and diploma when awarded.

fall 2017 LATIN HONORS

 colleges

           awarded

cutoff

College of Business and Economics Summa Cum Laude 3.926
College of Business and Economics  Magna Cum Laude 3.826
College of Business and Economics Cum Laude 3.627
College of Education Summa Cum Laude 4.000
College of Education  Magna Cum Laude 3.980
College of Education  Cum Laude 3.956
College of Fine Arts & Communication Summa Cum Laude 3.952
College of Fine Arts & Communication   Magna Cum Laude 3.881
College of Fine Arts & Communication   Cum Laude 3.806
College of Health Professions Summa Cum Laude 3.977
College of Health Professions  Magna Cum Laude 3.889
College of Health Professions  Cum Laude 3.754
College of Liberal Arts Summa Cum Laude 3.910
College of Liberal Arts Magna Cum Laude 3.854
College of Liberal Arts Cum Laude 3.770
Fisher College of Science & Mathematics Summa Cum Laude 3.948
Fisher College of Science & Mathematics  Magna Cum Laude 3.842
Fisher College of Science & Mathematics  Cum Laude 3.735