How to Apply to Honors College

Honors College Applications

Applications for joining the Honors College are due at the beginning of January for the following academic year. The application form and admissions essay for Fall 2021 will be available on this page on November 1. Please check back then to access and complete the application form.

Who may qualify for admission to the Honors College?

  • High school seniors with outstanding academic ability and high SAT or ACT scores (minimum combined SAT verbal and math of 1050, or minimum ACT of 23);
  • Transfer students who want to apply to the Honors College should contact the Honors College Office at (203) 392-5499 at least one month prior to beginning their studies at SCSU. Transfer students with outstanding records who have not yet met most of the Liberal Education Program requirements may join the Honors College with permission of the director;
  • Candidates who show a commitment to community service and/or co-curricular activities (such as athletics and performing arts), and leadership qualities.