Academic Honors and Awards

President’s List

The President’s List identifies all full-time students who complete at least 12 course credits in the semester with a qualifying, unrounded grade point average of 3.7 or better and with no grade below 3.0. 

Dean's List

The Dean’s List identifies all full-time students who completed at least 12 course credits in the semester with a qualifying, unrounded grade point average of 3 .3 or better and with no grade below 2.0. 

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Beta Gamma Sigma, a national scholastic honor society, recognizes students of business and management who exhibit high academic achievement. Only students who attend schools accredited by the AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — are eligible for induction into this society. Juniors and Seniors must be in the top 10 percent of their class.

Bentley Honor Society

The Bentley Honor Society recognizes students who have achieved distinction in their university programs. Membership is restricted to juniors and seniors who have completed at least 30 semester hours at Bentley. Juniors must have completed 75 semester hours of study and be in the top 5 percent of their class. Seniors must have completed 102 semester hours and be in the top 10 percent of their class. Determination for membership is made twice yearly, after the fall and spring semesters.

Graduation Honors

At Commencement, Bentley awards honors to degree recipients who have completed at least 60 hours at Bentley toward a bachelor’s degree. The following standards apply:

  •  Summa Cum Laude — GPA of 3.8 or higher
  •  Magna Cum Laude — GPA of 3.6 to 3.799
  •  Cum Laude — GPA of 3.4 to 3.59

GPA calculations are not rounded.