Graduation Gown Sizing Guidelines

Height RangeRegular Weight RangePlus 1 Weight RangePlus 2 Weight Range
4'10" - 5'0"≤ 159 lbs.160 - 219 lbs.220 - 280 lbs.
5'1" - 5'3"≤ 179 lbs.190 - 239 lbs.240 - 300 lbs.
5'4" - 5'6"≤ 199 lbs.200 - 264 lbs.265 - 330 lbs.
5'7" - 5'9"≤ 229 lbs.230 - 294 lbs.295 - 360 lbs.
5'10" - 6'0"≤ 259 lbs.260 - 329 lbs.330 - 400 lbs.
6'1" - 6'3"≤ 284 lbs.285 - 354 lbs.355 - 425 lbs.
6'4" - 6'6"≤ 309 lbs.310 - 384 lbs.385 - 460 lbs.
6'7" - 6'9"≤ 329 lbs.330 - 404 lbs.405 - 480 lbs.
6'10" - 7'0"≤ 349 lbs.350 - 429 lbs.430 - 510 lbs.

Jostens Tam Size Chart

Measure head circumference 1" above the ears. Please note standard graduation caps are one-size-fits-all; doctoral tams are sized according to the chart below.

Tam SizeCap SizeHead Measurement
XS6 ¼" – 6 ½"19 ¼" – 20 1/8"
S6 5/8" – 6 ¾"20 ¼" – 21 1/8"
M6 7/8" – 7 ¼"21 ¼" – 22 7/8"
L7 3/8" – 7 5/8"23" – 24 1/8"
XL7 ¾" – 8 1/8"24 ¼" – 26"