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Admission Requirements

The University Honors Program values diversity and seeks students who bring a wide variety of perspectives, experiences, and skills to our program.

Incoming first-year students must typically have...

  • Maintained a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA
  • Earned a minimum USU index score of 126
  • Demonstrated in their honors application essays and extracurricular resumes the potential to be curious, engaged learners both in and outside their majors at USU
The priority deadline for the Fall 2018 incoming class is January 15 (March notification). Outstanding first-year applicants are automatically considered for Undergraduate Research Fellowships ($1000/year).

Click here for the Incoming First-Year Student Application


Transfer and current USU students must typically have...

  • Maintained a minimum 3.5 cumulative college GPA
  • Earned at least a B+ in English 2010 or equivalent course, if previously taken
  • Time remaining to complete all honors requirements (usually 4 semesters)
  • Demonstrated in their honors application essays and extracurricular resumes the potential to be curious, engaged learners both in and outside their majors at USU
DEADLINES: October 15 (begin Spring term); March 15 (begin Summer/Fall term); June 15 (begin Fall term)


Click here for the Current and Transfer Student Application