- First Year Students: Applications are reviewed holistically, but we generally seek students with a GPA of 94 and/or
SAT total of 1310 or higher/ACT score of 28 or higher.
- Transfer and Current Students: Applications are reviewed holistically, but we generally seek students with a college cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Distinguished FacultyDistinguished and dedicated faculty make Honors courses especially rewarding. Faculty
are specially selected to teach the program, and many have received prestigious awards
for their teaching, scholarship, or artistic productions.
Small Class SizeWe offer a student-centered learning environment where lectures are uncommon. Honors courses are designed to promote an informal atmosphere and personalized learning. We
value informal discussions with faculty about research and creative work as part of the
Honors student experience.
Personalized Academic AdvisementThe Honors College tries to maintain a productive balance between the intimacy and
challenge of small courses and the diversity and flexibility of the College’s course
offerings. Our students also gain early access to course registration.
Honors RecognitionHonors students are recognized in a special graduation ceremony, where they receive
the Prometheus Medal and a notation on their academic transcript. Honors College recognition is widely seen as an indication of both a student’s superior academic
achievement and his or her willingness to undertake the most challenging program of