Dean’s List

Sponsor:  Office of Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Committee for Academic Policy (UCAP)
Contact:  Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Category:  Academic
Number:  100.146
Effective Date:  Sept. 1, 2019
Implementation History: Sept. 1, 2019
Keywords:  Dean’s List, GPA, Undergraduate, Grade Point Average


The purpose of this policy is to introduce a dean’s list based on a calculation of GPA in order to recognize student merit.


The Dean’s list recognizes the academic achievement of undergraduate students, semester by semester. To qualify for this distinction, undergraduate students at Empire State University must earn a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in a given term. Additionally, to qualify for the Dean’s list the student must complete a minimum of 4 graded credits in the designated term and no incomplete (IN) grades or administrative withdrawal grades (ZW). Dean’s list designation is noted on the academic transcript for each term in which it applies.

Related References, Policies, Procedures, Forms and Appendices

Grading and Evaluation Policy for Undergraduate Programs