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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
Student Handbook - Section E: Academic Success


President's List

A student who completes a minimum of 12 credits at MSC Southeast during an academic term and achieves a GPA of 3.5 or above will be named to the President's List for that semester. The President's List is posted on both campuses and published in the website (See President's List ).

Graduation Honors

The college recognizes academic achievement of students at graduation by honoring students who have achieved a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher. Honor status is given to students graduating from a diploma, AA, AAS, or AS program and who have completed a minimum of 25 resident credits including credits from the last term before graduation. 

  • Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 to 3.74 receive Honors designation. 
  • Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 to 4.00 receive High Honors designation. 

Final honor status is determined after final grades are received. Honor status designation will appear on the student transcript at the time of official graduation. Gold honor cords are given to all Honors and High Honors graduates attending a graduation ceremony.

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