In addition to presenting degrees and certificates to graduates, Southeastern Baptist College recognizes outstanding students during chapel and annual commencement services. Meritorious scholarship is recognized by the presentation of gold cords to honor graduates.
To graduate with honors, one must have earned a cumulative 3.50 grade point average; 3.70 for high honors, and 3.95 for highest honors.
The college also participates in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Recognition is given in chapel to those students who receive these honors.