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Apply to Honors

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

Incoming first-year students must typically have...

  • Maintained a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA
  • Earned minimum test scores of 27 (ACT) or 1280 (SAT)
  • Demonstrated in their honors application essays and extracurricular resumes the potential to be curious, engaged learners both in and outside their majors at USU

Incoming First-Year Student Application


DEADLINE: January 10, 2019

Outstanding first-year applicants are automatically considered for Undergraduate Research Fellowships ($1000/year). 


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Current USU and Transfer Students

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

Current and Transfer Student Application


DEADLINES: October 15 (begin Spring term); March 15 (begin Summer/Fall term); June 15 (begin Fall term)