How Do I Know if I Received Honors?

Honors Eligibility

To be eligible to graduate with honors from Wayland, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have at least 60 hours of passing letter grades (As, Bs, Cs, and Ds)
  • Have a 3.50 or greater Final Cumulative GPA
  • Have a 3.50 or greater WBU GPA
  • Be graduating with a baccalaureate degree (Master's and Associate's graduates are ineligible to receive graduation honors.)


Honors Designations

Designation Required Cumulative GPA
Certificate of Honor 3.50 - 3.98
Certificate of Distinction 3.99 - 4.00




Latin Honors

If you meet the honors criteria and also have 60 hours of Wayland (resident) hours, you may be eligible for Latin honors

Designation Required Cumulative GPA
Cum Laude (with Honors) 3.50 - 3.69
Magna Cum Laude (with High Honors) 3.70 - 3.89
Summa Cum Laude (with Highest Honors) 3.90 - 4.00