Missouri State University awarded 1,554 degrees to students at its fall 2018 commencement. The two ceremonies were held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at JQH Arena.
Students graduating from the College of Arts and Letter, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, McQueary College of Health and Human Services, William H. Darr College of Agriculture and interdisciplinary academic programs will participate in the first ceremony. State Sen. Jay Wasson will speak and receive the Governmental Excellence Award.
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About the graduates
MSU will confer 1,187 bachelor’s degrees, 354 master’s degrees, 12 doctorate degrees and one specialist degree.
Past the standard expectations, the university will recognize 26 students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
The university will recognize students who will graduate with a GPA of 3.5 or higher:
- 53 students who will graduate summa cum laude (with grade point averages of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale)
- 87 who will graduate magna cum laude (with GPAs of 3.75-3.89)
- 161 who will graduate cum laude (with GPAs of 3.5-3.74)