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Admission After Freshman Year

Current U of M-Twin Cities and transfer students are accepted into the University Honors Program every fall semester on a space-available basis.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for admission to the honors program, you must have:

  • a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5
  • a history of strong performance in major and prerequisite coursework
  • at least 60 graded (A–F) credits left to complete at the U of M-Twin Cities after admission

Please note that admission is highly competitive. The mean GPA for students admitted to the program is typically 3.85. Admitted students have also demonstrated a strong interest in research, scholarship, or artistic activity.

Information Sessions

  • Thursday, 1/23/14 at 1pm—Nicholson 135
  • Friday, 1/24/14 at 3pm—Nicholson 12

Apply for Admission

Download the application for fall 2014 admission
Application instructions
The application and instructions require .pdf reading software, such as Acrobat Reader. Though your web browser may appear to display the PDF properly, you must download the file and use Acrobat in order to save a completed digital copy.

Application Deadlines

Current U of M–Twin Cities students: February 3, 2014
Priority deadline for transfer students: March 3, 2014
Final deadline for transfer students: June 2, 2014

Current U of M–Twin Cities students will be notified of their admission decision by early March 2014.

Interested transfer students are encouraged to apply prior to receiving notice of admission to the U of M-Twin Cities campus. University Honors Program admission decisions will be sent following Twin Cities campus decisions.


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