Grade-Point Averages (GPA)

Undergraduate students may graduate with honors if they complete at least 45 credits at Rutgers University as a matriculated student and earn cumulative grade-point averages of:
Cum Laude– 3.50
Magna Cum Laude – 3.75
Summa Cum Laude – 3.90


Master of business administration (MBA) students may graduate with honors if they earn cumulative grade-point averages of:
Cum Laude– 3.75
Magna Cum Laude – 3.85
Summa Cum Laude – 3.95

Honors Designation for the School of Law

The faculty may recommend for honors those students whose grade averages place them within the top 15 percent of their class and who have completed the whole of their law school careers at this law school.

Students who have completed at least two terms of their academic work at another law school and whose grade-point averages, on the basis of their work at this institution, place them within the top 15 percent of their class, may be recommended for honors in addition to those recommended for honors under the preceding rule.

The faculty may recommend students eligible for honors, for high honors or highest honors.

Other Awards and Honors

Guidelines for specific awards will be listed in notifications send to recipients as well as in the Rutgers–Camden Commencement and Honors Convocation program book