Catalog Reference - Graduation with Honors
Latin Honors are awarded, by college, to undergraduate students in the top ten percent
(10%) based on the cummulative grade point average of their final 56 units completed
at Towson University.
LATIN HONORS ARE DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS:
Summa Cum Laude - top 2%
Magna Cum Laude - next 3%
Cum Laude - next 5%
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
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.
Honors are evaluated after the ceremony and will appear on the transcript and diploma