The granting of honors at Commencement is based upon the entire academic record achieved by the student at Wilkes University. Transfer students must have completed a minimum of 60 credits at Wilkes in order to be eligible to be considered for honors.
The minimum requirements for Degree Honors are
Summa cum laude (with highest honors) 3.900
Magna cum laude (with high honors) 3.700
Cum laude (with honors) 3.500
Grade point averages are not rounded for Degree Honors.