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 applicants must meet the following criteria:

Note: Login Credentials to complete the application will be your OneID (i.e., the first part of your NCAT email and your OneID password) For more information click here: OneID Q&A

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 applicant who apply by May 1. Applications received after this date 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 there respective webpage 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:

Note: Login Credentials to complete the application will be your OneID (i.e., the first part of your NCAT email and your OneID password)

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

Current and Transfer students interested in joining the University Honors Program must submit an application to the University Honors Program between November 1January 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

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 number of credit hours of honors courses, contracts, and/or experiences
   24 credit hours if admitted Fall 2017 or prior
   25 credit hours if admitted Fall 2018 or after
   
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.