REG 02.50.06 – University Highest Ranking Scholars

Authority: Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

History: First Issued: August 11, 2003. Endorsed by Deans Council on February 27, 2003; and Executive Officers on March 25, 2003.

Contact Info: Vice Chancellor and Dean of Academic and Student Affairs (919-515-3037)


1. To be eligible for recognition as “university highest ranking scholars” at the university commencement exercise undergraduate students must have earned a 4.00 cumulative grade point average (with no grade lower than “A-“) and received at least 100 academic credits at NC State (including credit by examination, advanced placement credit, and S/U courses). These 100 credits may include no more than 20 transfer credits through programs officially sponsored by NC State. Specifically, these programs are Cooperating Raleigh Colleges, National Student Exchange, International Student Exchange and NC State sponsored study abroad programs.

2. All students whose accumulated grade point averages, based on all courses attempted at NC State as specified above, make them eligible for this honor shall be so recognized.