Missouri State University conferred 1,589 degrees to students at its fall 2019 commencement Dec. 13 at JQH Arena.
Crunching the numbers
Students earned a total of 1,192 bachelor’s degrees, 380 master’s degrees, 12 doctorate degrees and five specialist degrees.
Past the standard expectations, the university recognized 22 students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College.
Several hundred students also received scholastic honors:
- 46 students graduated summa cum laude (with grade point averages of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale)
- 71 students graduated magna cum laude (with GPAs of 3.75-3.89)
- 171 students graduated cum laude (with GPAs of 3.5-3.74).