683 degrees awarded to fall graduates

2013-01-31T13:36:00Z 683 degrees awarded to fall graduatesKaren Holland | University Relations at Purdue Calumet University nwitimes.com

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet graduates earned 683 degrees last fall.

According to official figures released by the university's Office of the Registrar, the graduates earned 169 master's degrees, 487 baccalaureate degrees and 27 associate degrees. Thirty-seven students received professional certificates.

Additionally, 32 baccalaureate and associate degree recipients graduated with scholastic honors. Seven graduated with “highest distinction” and 25 with “distinction.”

Graduates of “highest distinction” compiled a grade point index within the upper 3 percent of their class while meeting minimum university credit hour requirements. Graduates of “distinction” compiled an upper 10 percent grade point index while satisfying minimum university credit hour requirements.

Comprising the class are 551 Indiana residents, 113 Illinois residents, four residents from Florida, two each from California, Colorado, New Jersey and Virginia, and one each from Connecticut, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New York and Utah.

More than 46,000 degrees have been awarded at Purdue Calumet.

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