Undergraduate Honors

Stanford recognizes exceptional undergraduate academic achievement with the following honors designations upon recommendation of a major department or program:


In recognition of high scholastic attainment, the University awards the Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction. Distinction is awarded to 15% of the graduating class based on cumulative grade point averages calculated at the end of Winter Quarter. Distinction is noted on both the transcript and diploma.

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Community Arts Fellowship

Community Arts Fellows (CAF) will have the opportunity to spend a summer working full-time in the areas of curating, presenting, outreach and arts education. Fellows may work in the United States or abroad. Upon selection, the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity and the Arts (IDA), external link and Haas Center staff will pair fellows with an appropriate placement organization and an academic mentor.

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Table of Contents

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