Academic Excellence

Dean’s Honor Roll

A full-time undergraduate student in the College of Music who has completed at least 24 credit hours of course work by the end of the spring semester on the Boulder campus (excluding continuing education), and who earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.70, will be included in the college dean’s honor roll for that semester. Notation of the “Dean’s Honor Roll” is also listed in the Honors Convocation Program.

Honors at Graduation

Students achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.70–3.79 (honors), 3.80–3.89 (high honors), and 3.90–4.00 (highest honors) are recognized at commencement. 

Scholarships and Awards

A number of scholarships and awards are designed specifically for students in the College of Music. Undergraduate music majors are eligible for scholarships or renewal of their scholarships as long as they make satisfactory musical progress in their major as determined by the faculty in jury exams and auditions, and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. 

Graduate students must enroll as full-time students, maintaining a 3.00 GPA, and make adequate progress toward their degrees. The college offers approximately 70 graduate assistantships as well as graduate fellowships, and a variety of endowed scholarships for graduate students.