Undergraduate Degree Designations


 The Latin System: 

Cum Laude  3.50 to 3.74
Magna Cum Laude  3.75 to 3.89 
Summa Cum Laude  3.90 to 4.00 

May 2017 Commencement Ceremonies

Academic honors designations (see Graduation Information) for Commencement only are based on your Ferris State University accumulated average GPA earned except spring semester 2017. 


Your diploma and transcript will include your cumulative GPA for all semesters attended at Ferris State University. 

Transfer students with 30 or more Ferris State University credits are eligible to graduate with honors but only Ferris State University credits and grades are used to determine honors.