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Dean's & Graduation Lists

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Graduation List, Spring 2016

A total of 1,669 students earned academic degrees or post-baccalaureate certificates after the Spring 2016 semester at Western Illinois University. Of these, 199 graduates' primary attendance site was the WIU-Quad Cities campus.

Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 1,102 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 420 graduates; eight individuals earned their doctorate degrees in educational leadership. Thirty-one individuals earned post-baccalaureate certificates.

Dean's List, Spring 2016

More than 1,584 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2016 Spring Dean's List. The total includes 116 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).