Graduating with Honors

A student with the gold honors tassle, smiling and holding a congratulatory bouquet.

Undergraduate Honors

Students are required to have an adjusted GPA of at least 3.5 and earn at least 60 semester credit hours in residence at KSU to graduate with honors.

  • Summa Cum Laude (3.90 - 4.00)
  • Magna Cum Laude (3.70 - 3.89)
  • Cum Laude (3.50 - 3.69)

Graduate Honors

Students are required to have a cumulative GPA of 4.0 in all graduate-level course work to graduate with honors.

Membership in an honor society is independent from KSU graduation honor policy. See the honor society advisor for your honor cords.