Honors Recognition

College Scholars

To be designated a College Scholar, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. You must be registered as an undergraduate in the current semester. Those who hold an undergraduate degree or are registered in-absentia are not eligible.

  2. You must have completed at least 30 semester hours of coursework in residence at the university and at least 60 semester hours of college coursework, including transferred work and credit by examination.

  3. You must rank in the top 20% of their class in each college or school in which he or she is pursuing a major, based on in-residence cumulative grade-point average.

  4. You must have an in-residence university grade-point average of at least 3.50.

To be designated a Distinguished College Scholar, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. You must meet the first, second and fourth College Scholar requirements stated above.

  2. You also must rank in the top 4% of your class in each college or school in which you are pursuing a major based on in-residence cumulative grade point average.

College Scholars will receive invitations to Honors Day ceremonies about three weeks before the ceremonies take place.

University Honors

For more information about University honors, please visit the Undergraduate Catalog