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Dean's & Graduation Lists

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Graduation List, Fall 2016

A total of 781 students earned academic degrees or post-baccalaureate certificates after the Fall 2016 semester at Western Illinois University. Of these, 121 graduates' primary attendance site was the WIU-Quad Cities campus.

Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 586 graduates.

Academic distinction was awarded to baccalaureate graduates who achieved high grade point averages. This includes: Summa Cum Laude, 3.90 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale; Magna Cum Laude, 3.75–3.89 GPA; and Cum Laude, 3.6–3.74 GPA.

Master's degrees were earned by 169 graduates. Sixteen individuals earned post-baccalaureate certificates.

Dean's List, Fall 2016

A total of 1467 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2016 Fall Dean's List. The total includes 106 students at the WIU-Quad Cities Campus.

To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, which equals an A in a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded courses; pass-fail hours are not counted (e.g., student teaching, internships).