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Dean's & Graduation Lists

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Graduation List, Fall 2015

A total of 883 students earned academic degrees or post-baccalaureate certificates after the Fall 2015 semester at Western Illinois University. Of these, 187 graduates' primary attendance site was the WIU-Quad Cities campus.

Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 666 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 190 graduates. Four individuals earned their doctorate degrees in educational leadership, and 23 individuals earned post-baccalaureate certificates.

Dean's List, Fall 2015

More than 1619 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2015 Fall Dean's List. The number includes 123 students at WIU-Quad Cities.

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).