Honors at Graduation

During graduation, undergraduate students are recognized with academic honors. To be eligible for Latinate honors at graduation:

  • A student must have completed at least 45 semester hours from Averett (GPS) and 60 semester hours from Averett (traditional) for which quality points are earned and have the appropriate cumulative grade point average on work taken at Averett.
  • Only academic work completed at Averett will be considered in computing the final grade point average.
  • Below are the minimum cumulative grade point averages which must be earned for Latinate honors:

Summa cum laude – a grade point average of 3.8
Magna cum laude – a grade point average of 3.6
Cum laude – a grade point average of 3.4