Prospective and Current Students

Admission Guidelines for Prospective Freshmen

To be considered for membership into the University Honors Program at North Carolina A&T State University as an Incoming Freshmen you must meet the following criteria:

Provisional Consideration: Students who do not meet the requirements stipulated above, but still have an interest in being a member of the University Honors Program are encouraged to apply as other components of the application (i.e., honors, leadership, community service) may offset those minimum requirements not met.

Admission Guidelines for Current and Transfer Students

To be considered for membership into the University Honors Program at North Carolina A&T State University as a Current or Transfer student you must meet the following criteria:

Provisional Consideration: Current and Transfer applicants with more than 60 credit hours earned must meet with the Director to discuss the possibility of completion due to the hour’s requirement to graduate from the program.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Prospective Freshmen who are eligible for admissions to the University Honors Program and complete the admissions application to North Carolina A&T by our priority deadline of December 1 will be automatically considered for the Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholarship. Applications received after our priority deadline will be considered for membership into the Honors Program only through May 1 or on a space-available basis. Consideration for the Cheatham White Scholarship will requires a nomination process and must be completed by Novemeber 1.

Current and Transfer students interested in joining the University Honors Program must submit an application to the University Honors Program no later than January 1 for admission into the spring semester and June 1 for admission into the fall semester. Applications received after those dates will be considered on a space-available basis.

Retention Requirements

To remain in Good Standing in the Honors Program students are expected to:
Maintain a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA each semester
Attend at least two (2) lecture series per semester
Attend at least two (2) cultural events per semester
Complete a minimum 10 hours of community service per semester

Honors Graduation Requirements

To complete Graduation requirements from the Honors Program students are expected to:
Complete a minimum 24 credit hours of honors courses, contracts, and/or experiences
   Maximum of 12 credit hours may be used toward Honors contracts
   Maximum of 12 credit hours may be used toward Honors Experience
   Minimum of 6 credit hours must be taken as Honors Seminar
Maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA at the time of graduation
Meet the participation and community service requirements outlined in your Honors Agreement Form.

Probation, Suspension, and Re-Admission

Probation: If a student falls below the required 3.50 cumulative GPA, they will have a one semester probationary period to get back in good standings.
Suspension: If a student falls below a 3.50 for two consecutive semesters, they will be suspended and relinquish all privileges from the program.
Re-Admission: Students may seek re-admittance once the cumulative 3.50 cumulative GPA is again established.