Missouri State University conferred 2,424 degrees to students at its 2016 spring commencement on May 13 at JQH Arena.
Crunching the numbers
A total of 1,790 bachelor’s degrees, 561 master’s degrees and 73 doctorate degree were conferred. Beyond the standard expectations, 180 students were recognized for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
Scholastic honors were given to 114 students who graduated summa cum laude (with grade point average of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale), 146 who graduated magna cum laude (with a GPA of 3.75-3.89) and 266 who graduated cum laude (with a GPA of 3.5-3.74).
The Missouri State 2016 spring commencement recap features student social media posts, photos and other multimedia resources.