Graduation Honors for Spring 2014

Juris Doctor Degree Program Honors

Summa Cum Laude

(Granted at the sole discretion of the faculty) – Number awarded: 2

Magna Cum Laude; Top 10%

(Based upon the cumulative grade-point average) – 3.73

Cum Laude; Top Third

(Based upon the cumulative grade-point average) – 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

(Based upon the annual grade-point average) – 3.68

Graduate Degree Program Honors

Graduation with Distinction

Graduate degree students who earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.51 or higher receive their diploma and transcript marked ‘With Distinction.’

Graduate Program Dean’s List by Specialization

(Based upon the cumulative grade-point average)

Program GPA
Master of Laws, General Program 3.39
Master of Laws, Individualized Program 3.78
Master of Laws in Global Health Law 3.70
Master of Laws in International Business and Economic Law 3.52
Master of Laws in International Legal Studies 3.67
Master of Laws in National Security Law 3.68
Master of Laws in Securities & Financial Regulation 3.50
Master of Laws in Taxation 3.53
Executive LL.M. in Taxation 3.50