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Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement


The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health recognizes the academic achievements of our outstanding undergraduate students in the public health major. This recognition becomes part of the student’s official academic record and appears on their university transcripts. The student is notified of his or her academic honors with a Dean’s Letter. Please note: Dean’s Letters are not updated based on late changes to the academic record.

Highest Academic Distinction

Awarded annually based on the completion of 30 units and a 4.000 grade-point-average, beginning with Summer and inclusive of Fall and Spring semesters.

Academic Distinction

Awarded annually based on the completion of 30 units and a 3.500-3.999 grade-point-average, beginning with Summer and inclusive of Fall and Spring semesters.

Dean’s List with Distinction

Awarded every semester based on the completion of 15 units and a 4.000 grade-point-average.

Dean’s List

Awarded every semester based on the completion of 15 units and a grade-point-average of 3.500-3.999.

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