Latin Honors

Beginning spring 2012, the Law School faculty instituted the awarding of Latin Honors to the JD graduating class.  This notation will appear both on the transcript and the diploma.  The honors are designated as:

Cum Laude, meaning "with honor" and is awarded to the those students whose rounded rank gpa places them in the top 25% of the graduating class.

Magna Cum Laude, meaning "with great honor" and is awarded to the those students whose rounded rank gpa places them in the top 10% of the graduating class.

Summa Cum Laude, meaning "with highest honor" and is awarded to the those students whose rounded rank gpa places them in the top 3% of the graduating class.