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Good Academic Standing

To continue enrollment at MSU, students must maintain certain GPA standings according to the number of credit hours they have attempted. Students who meet the following minimum cumulative GPA levels are in good academic standing, and may continue to register for classes.


Required Grade Point Average (GPA) for Hours Attempted*

  • 1.8 MSU cumulative GPA if 24 or fewer semester hours have been attempted
  • 1.9 MSU cumulative GPA if 25-36 semester hours have been attempted
  • 2.0 MSU cumulative GPA if 37 or more semester hours have been attempted


*Transfer credit hours are included in total hours attempted, however, only grades in MSU classes are counted in the cumulative GPA.


UAR 123.06 Scholastic Standing
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