Last updated on September 12th, 2021

Requirements for Graduation

The Office of the University Registrar will review the entire record of all students before graduation. Students will not graduate without approval.

In reviewing records, the following requirements are carefully checked to ensure that all candidates for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree meet the standard of the University:

      • Are in good financial standing, discharged of all indebtedness to the University;
      • Have met the requirements of all didactic and practical instruction in all departments, satisfactorily completed all professional coursework and examinations as defined by the School of Veterinary Medicine curriculum, and achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00;
      • Have satisfied the academic and nonacademic standards of the University;
      • Have pursued the study of veterinary medicine for at least two years at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine
      • Have maintained acceptable academic ethics, professional behavior, and good moral conduct.

HONORS DESIGNATIONS

Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors): A student graduating with a grade point average between 3.90 to 4.00.

Magna Cum Laude (with high honors): A student graduating with a grade point average between 3.76 to 3.89.

Cum Laude (with honors): A student graduating with a grade point average between 3.65 to 3.75.