Applying to the Honors College

Students interested in applying to the Honors College must fill out the college's application for admission.

Once accepted, those who meet the qualifications for the Honors College will receive an email inviting them to complete an Honors College Supplemental Application.

Apply to the College

Eligibility Requirements

Acceptance to the Honors College is competitive. The program is designed for students with strong high school academic records and participation in extracurricular activities, preferably with leadership experience.

For the Fall 2023 cohort, we are seeking applicants that have completed high school or homeschooling in 2021, 2022 or 2023.
NOTE: Applicants must be first-time college students; we are not currently accepting transfer or continuing students into the program.

  • Pursuing an A.A. or A.S. degree in designated HVCC programs
  • Recommended minimum cumulative high school average of 90, as determined by a high school transcript.
  • Intent to transfer to a four-year institution.
  • Letter of recommendation from an administrator, counselor, faculty or qualified community leader.
  • Written statements highlighting academic and extracurricular accomplishments and reflecting on the unique value of an honors education.
  • Select applicants are invited to a roundtable interview.
  • All applications files will be reviewed until all available seats are filled.

Deadline for accepted students to submit Honors College Supplemental Application: April 16, 2023

We are fully committed to the Honors College being reflective of the community we serve. Our diverse student body will be one where they feel included and encouraged to discover their amazing talents.

Get in Touch

Lamyaa Hassib
Honors College Director
Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 345