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 are as follows:

Honor Designation

  • Certificate of Honor
  • Certificate of Distinction

Required Cumulative GPA

  • 3.50 to 3.98
  • 3.99 to 4.00

Latin Honors

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

Honor Designation

  • Cum Laude (with honors)
  • Magna Cum Laude (with high honors)
  • Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors)

Required Cumulative GPA

  • 3.50 to 3.69
  • 3.70 to 3.89
  • 3.90 to 4.00