We encourage all students including freshmen and transfer students to apply!

Here you will find specific requirements upon application and admission into the Honors Program.

 

Admission and Application Information


We will consider each applicant on an individual/holistic basis. Certain criteria and components are listed below:

1st Year / Freshmen

  • Minimum 3.4 unweighted high school GPA 

  • Other factors are taken into consideration if GPA is not met. These criteria include, but not limited to: Advanced Placement (AP) / Honors classes, standardized test scores (e.g. SAT / ACT), high school demographics, and extracurricular leadership.


Transfer Students

  

  • 1st semester transfer students: No GPA requirement. This is defined as a prospective honors student who expresses interest prior to starting his or her first semester at GSU

  • 2nd semester transfer students: 3.4 GSU GPA. This is defined as a prospective honors student who expresses interest after completing his or her first semester at GSU.

Freshmen Graduation Requirements

Freshman Requirements: Graduate with University Honors

 

  • Points are built into cohort with pathways

    • Starting 1st semester - complete 14 honors program points

    • Starting 2nd semester - complete 10 honors program points

  • Complete a junior capstone (internship, thesis)

  • Senior leadership exercise

  • Graduate with a 3.4 or higher GPA


Points can be earned through completing…

Transfer Graduation Requirements

Transfer Requirements - Graduate with University Honors

  • 6 honors program points

  • Junior capstone project (internship, thesis)

  • Senior leadership exercise

  • Graduate with a GPA 3.4 or higher


Points can be earned through completing…

  • Honors courses

  • Honors contract

  • Study abroad

  • Research experience

  • minors/double bachelor degrees

  • Leadership experiences

 

CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE HONORS POINTS CURRICULUM GUIDE