Honors Admission Guidelines

Honors 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 freshman, applicants 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.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Prospective freshmen who are interested in joining the University Honors Program can begin applying on October 1. Applicants must complete the Undergraduate Admissions Application and be admitted to the university prior to applying to the University Honors Program. Priority consideration is given to applicants who apply by May 1. Applications received after May 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

Applicants who meet criteria to apply to the Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholarship and/or Cheatham White Scholarship are encouraged to apply to these scholarship programs as well. Please visit their respective webpages for additional information.

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, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 14 credit hours earned from N.C. A&T or your prior institution
  • Complete the University Honors Program Application for Current and Transfer Students

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 hours' requirements or the hours required to graduate from the program.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Current and transfer students interested in joining the University Honors Program must submit an application to the University Honors Program between November 1 - January 1 for admission into the spring semester and between May 1 - July 1 for admission into the fall semester.

Applications received after those dates will be considered on a space-available basis.

Retention Requirements

Honors Graduation Requirements

Probation, Suspension, and Re-Admission