Missouri State University conferred 494 degrees to students in summer 2018 (as of Aug. 31).
Crunching the numbers
A total of 299 bachelor’s degrees, 173 master’s degrees, 21 doctorate degrees and one specialist degree were conferred.
Beyond the standard expectations, the university recognized six students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
Scholastic honors were given to 11 students who graduated summa cum laude (with grade point averages of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale), seven who graduated magna cum laude (with GPAs of 3.75-3.89) and 32 who graduated cum laude (with GPAs of 3.5-3.74).