Latin Honors & Order of the Coif

Summa cum laude is awarded to the top five students in the graduating class.

Magna cum laude is awarded to the students in the top 10% of the graduating class.

Cum laude is awarded to the students in the top 1/3 of the graduating class.

Order of the Coif is awarded to students who are in the top 10% of the graduating class and who have completed at least seventy-five percent of their requirements at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

A graduating class combines all Day Division and Evening Division students graduating in July, December, and May.