Admissions/ Continuation Requirements
Incoming students: students must maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative high-school GPA and achieve a minimum academic index score of 126 (blue zone below; Presidential Scholars are automatically admitted to Honors if they complete the basic information form under Apply Now.)
Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA at USU to remain in the program and achieve a 3.5 cumulative GPA to graduate with Honors. Students may not register for pre-thesis or thesis credit until they have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
Transfer and current USU students: Students may apply to the Honors program after their first or second years at USU or another school, but they must have at least four semesters remaining at USU. Requirements are a 3.5 cumulative college GPA and a grade of B+ or better in English 2010 or its equivalent.