Honors Expectations and Selection Process
Arkansas Tech University's Honors Program is designed to elevate the college learning experience. To maintain a sense of community and enhance personal learning skills, honors courses are conscientiously designed to be small in size and to promote interaction, not only with peers, but with professors as well.
Students admitted into the Honors program are not only educated for their university years, they are educated for life.
Formal acceptance into Arkansas Tech University's Honors Program requires the following:
- Completed Honors Application
- Proof of Critical Writing Skills/Essay
- ACT Composite score of 28 or better
- Minimum GPA of 3.50
- Personal Interview with the Director of University Honors
The University Honors application deadline is December 1 of the current academic year. Students who are chosen for an interview will be notified in December and January. Invitations to join the University Honors Program will be sent by February 1 to selected interview candidates.
The University Honors selection process is highly competitive; therefore, students who apply for the University Honors Program are also encouraged to apply for regular academic scholarships. The online University Honors Application is interactive. The application for undergraduate admission serves as the academic scholarship application. There is not a separate scholarship application to complete; however, an early admission status is required.