Graduation with Honors
(undergraduate students only)
The bachelor's degree is conferred with the distinction summa cum laude for graduates with a Rutgers cumulative grade-point average of 3.850 or higher; magna cum laude for those with an average of 3.700 or higher; and cum laude for those with an average of 3.500 or higher. Averages are not rounded to the next higher number in the calculation of honors. Graduates that have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher will be presented with a gold honor cord to wear at the graduation ceremonies.