Dean’s List


It is the policy of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio to recognize the academic achievement of students with scholastic honors awarded at the end of each term and at graduation.

Term Scholastic Honors

The Dental School, The School of Health Professions and The School of Nursing recognize students who meet a minimum GPA of 3.90 as qualifying for the Dean’s List each semester, including the term of graduation. Students may earn his honor multiple times for each semester in which they are registered in credit-bearing classes graded on a letter basis (i.e. A, B, C, D and/or F).

Dean’s List recognition is notated under the appropriate grading term on the official transcript. The recognition may also appear on the official Commencement Program for graduating undergraduate, graduate, and professional-level students.

Graduating with Honors

Graduating undergraduate students who earn particular GPAs at the end of their respective programs shall be recognized with Latin honors based on specific GPA ranges. These designations only apply to undergraduate students.  GPA ranges and the Latin honors applicable to them are as follows:

  • Cumulative GPA 3.5 – 3.69: Cum Laude
  • Cumulative GPA 3.7 – 3.89: Magna Cum Laude
  • Cumulative GPA 3.9 – 4.00: Summa Cum Laude

Latin honors are noted on diplomas and official transcripts.

Additional Information

  • View the Catalog for school specific information

Please contact the Office of the University Registrar for further questions.