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Honors at Graduation

Honors are awarded to bachelor's degree students according to the following criteria:

  • Summa Cum Laude is awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average at or above 3.900.
  • Magna Cum Laude is awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average between 3.750 and 3.899.
  • Cum Laude is awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average between 3.500 and 3.749.

Students must have completed at least 60 semester credits at Northwest Nazarene University or have transferred to NNU with a transfer cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be eligible for honors at graduation. The cumulative grade point average for determining honors is based only on grades received at Northwest Nazarene University.