What is the GPA for Cum Laude?

The Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements for Latin Honors vary slightly and may be particular to a specific college or university.

One method is breakpoints:

  • 3.90 or higher: Summa Cum Laude
  • 3.80-3.89: Magna Cum Laude
  • 3.65-3.79: Cum Laude

Another method is percentile:
  • The top 5 percent: Summa Cum Laude
  • The next 10 percent: Magna Cum Laude
  • The next 15 percent: Cum Laude