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Graduation Honors: 2016-2017

Graduation Honors for May 2017

Juris Doctor Degree Program Honors

Summa Cum Laude*
Number awarded: 1
Magna Cum Laude; Top Ten%**
3.75
Cum Laude; Top Third**
3.57

Order of the Coif: Graduating students whose cumulative grade point averages place them in the top 10% of the class are elected to membership in the Order of the Coif.  To be eligible, a graduate must have completed at least 64 graded academic credits at the Law Center (effective beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year, credits earned at a transfer student's previous law school are counted toward this minimum credit requirement).

Annual Honors

Dean's List; Top Third***
3.71

*Granted at the sole discretion of the faculty
**Based upon the cumulative grade-point average
***Based upon the annual grade-point average

Graduate Degree Program Honors
Graduation with Distinction

Graduate degree students who earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.54 or higher receive their diploma and transcript marked 'With Distinction.'

Graduate Program Dean's List by Specialization
(Based upon the cumulative grade-point average)

Master of Laws, General Program
3.48
Master of Laws, Individualized Program3.81
Master of Laws in Environmental Law
3.64
Master of Laws in Global Health Law3.56
Master of Laws in International Business and Economic Law
3.53
Master of Laws in International Legal Studies
3.71
Master of Laws in National Security Law
3.75
Master of Laws in Securities & Financial Regulation
3.45
Executive LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation
3.81
Master of Laws in Taxation
3.57
Executive LL.M. in Taxation
3.48

REMINDER: Students who receive two grades of AP, AF, or a combination of both on their transcripts will not be eligible for graduation honors (i.e., graduating with distinction or with honors, Dean's List, the Thomas Bradbury Chetwood prize, or the Dorothy M. Mayer Award)

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