Graduation honors are awarded to graduating students who have distinguished themselves by virtue of high academic achievement while enrolled in the professional program at Midwestern University Chicago College of Optometry. Only grades from the academic courses taken at the University will be included in determining graduation honors. Grades in OPTOD 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1800, 1810, 1820, and 1830 are not included in the calculation of the didactic course grade point average for graduation honors. Students who receive a failing grade in any course will not be eligible for graduation honors regardless of GPA.

Grade Point Average for Didactic Courses

Graduation Honor
>3.90 Summa cum laude
3.75 - 3.89 Magna cum laude
3.50 – 3.74 Cum laude