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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


Applications are CLOSED for Fall 2019. Please visit the application link above for more information.

NEXT DEADLINE: January 10, 2020

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


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please contact honors@usu.edu with any questions.