Graduation Honors (Latin Honors)

In recognition of distinguished academic achievement and high standards of academic integrity, the University of Pennsylvania awards graduation honors to undergraduate students based on the cumulative g.p.a. on their transcripts at the time of graduation:

  • summa cum laude: 3.80 or higher
  • magna cum laude: 3.60 or higher, but less than 3.80
  • cum laude: 3.40 or higher, but less than 3.60

Students who are found by the Office of Student Conduct to have violated the Code of Academic Integrity of the University of Pennsylvania or who have received a sanction of suspension or greater for other violations of the Code of Student Conduct are not eligible for Graduation Honors. Notation of graduation honors will be removed from the transcript if the finding occurs after this honor has been posted.