Western Kentucky University

Honors College



The Honors College at WKU offers several recognitions for our graduates including:

  • Honors College recognition at commencement
  • Honors medallion designating each student as "Honors College" or "Honors Program" graduate
  • Honors in the Major

An annual Honors Graduate Luncheon takes place during May of each spring semester. This luncheon is to recognize all Honors students from both the December and May graduation ceremonies.


University-wide Honors

*the following are not awarded by the Honors College but instead are university-wide honors

  • Dean’s Scholars
  • President’s Scholars
  • Cum Laude
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Scholar of the College
  • Ogden Foundation Scholar


 Last Modified 8/12/13