Academic Honors

Honor List

The honor list is composed of full-time students (12 or more hours) earning a cumulative average of 3.5 or better.

Merit List

The merit list is composed of full-time students (12 or more hours) who achieved an average of 3.0 or better.

Alpha Epsilon Upsilon

Established at Oxford in 1906, Alpha Epsilon Upsilon promotes scholastic excellence and fosters friendship among those who achieve high scholastic standing. Students who attain a grade-point average of at least 3.75 after one semester (at least 16 semester hours) or at least 3.50 after two semesters (at least 32 semester hours), or 3.33 after three semesters (at least 48, but not more than 60, semester hours) are eligible for membership. Students who maintain the minimum grade point average may remain members through graduation from Oxford College.

Phi Eta Sigma

The Oxford College chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for first-year students, acknowledges outstanding scholastic achievement. Our goal is to encourage and reward academic excellence among first-year students of higher learning. In order to be eligible for induction into Phi Eta Sigma in the spring, first-year students must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 3.9 during their fall semester.