Missouri State University conferred 2,631 degrees to students at its spring 2018 commencement May 18 at JQH Arena.
Crunching the numbers
Students earned a total of 2,005 bachelor’s degrees, 531 master’s degrees, 91 doctorate degrees and four specialist degrees.
Beyond the standard expectations, the university recognized 112 students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
Several hundred students received scholastic honors:
- 140 students who graduated summa cum laude (with grade point averages of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale)
- 175 students who graduated magna cum laude (with GPAs of 3.75-3.89)
- 156 students who graduated cum laude (with GPAs of 3.5-3.74)