Latin Honors

Catalog Reference - Graduation with Honors

Latin Honors will be awarded, by college, to undergraduate students in the top ten percent (10%) of their graduating class based on the cumulative grade point average of all coursework completed in residence at Towson University.

LATIN HONORS ARE DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS:

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

SPECIAL NOTES:

Latin Honors GPA cutoffs for each college are based on the top 10% of the students from the graduating classes of the previous academic year.

In order to be eligible to earn Latin Honors, students must earn at least 56 units in residence at Towson University. Of those units earned in residence at TU, at least 41 units must have calculable grades.

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.