magna cum laude

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Four distinctions of Latin honors can be awarded to undergraduate, and occassionally graduate, students who have achieved high academic standing. These honors can be awarded either in Latin or in English. These honors inlcude:

cum laude--with honor

magna cum laude--with great honor

summa cum laude--with highest honor

egregia cum laude--with outstanding honor

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