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Academics Honors

Students with high scholastic achievement are listed on the Dean’s List or Honor Roll following the semester in which the achievement was attained. These students are divided into three groups:

The President's Honor List

Students who have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours in a semester and who have a scholastic G.P.A. of 4.00 for that semester.

The Dean's List

Students who have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours in a semester, who have a scholastic G.P.A. of 3.50 to 3.99 for that semester and who have not received a course grade below “C” in that semester.

The Honor Roll

Students who have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours in a semester, who have a scholastic G.P.A. of 3.00 to 3.49 for that semester and who have not received a course grade below “C” in that semester.

Honors at Graduation

The following distinctions of high honor are conferred at graduation:

Summa Cum Laude ………………3.90 – 4.00 GPA
Magna Cum Laude ………………   3.75 – 3.89 GPA
Cum Laude …………………............ 3.50 – 3.74 GPA

Honors for Transfer Students

Transfer or Continuing Education Students who enter with advanced standing and who have completed a minimum of sixty (60) hours at Claflin University are eligible for graduation with Magna Cum Laude or Cum Laude honors under the same grade-point ratio required of regular students.