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. Download the application instructions and essay requirements.

 

The Fall 2022 Honors College application and essay topic for entering First-Year students will be posted by October 31, 2021.

Who may qualify for admission to the Honors College?

  • High school seniors with outstanding academic ability; a minimum GPA of 3.6/4.0 is recommended. SAT/ACT scores are not required.
  • 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.