Missouri State University conferred 2,941 degrees to students at its spring 2019 commencement May 17 at JQH Arena.
Crunching the numbers
Students earned a total of 2,285 bachelor’s degrees, 551 master’s degrees, 96 doctorate degrees and nine specialist degrees.
Beyond the standard expectations, the university recognized 116 students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
A number of students also received scholastic honors:
- 164 students graduated summa cum laude (with grade point averages of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale).
- 208 students graduated magna cum laude (with GPAs of 3.75-3.89).
- 382 students graduated cum laude (with GPAs of 3.5-3.74).