Graduation with Honors

Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.65 or better as they begin their final semester at the University will be officially recognized as honors graduates and designated as follows, based on a minimum of 32 credit hours in residence at New Jersey City University: 

  • 3.65–3.79: Cum laude 
  • 3.80–3.89: Magna cum laude 
  • 3.90–4.00: Summa cum laude 

Students who achieve a cumulative average of 3.65 or better at the completion of their final semester have an “honors” notation made on their permanent records.