Honors Application & Admission


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To be considered for admission to the Honors Program, please visit the UD Admissions page.
Transfer students with outstanding academic records from another institution apply for Honors through the University’s application for admission. For more information, visit the UD Admissions transfer page.

Students who did not apply or who were not admitted to Honors as incoming freshmen may participate later. Full-time matriculated University of Delaware students who have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher in at least 12 credits at the University of Delaware are eligible to take Honors courses on a space-available basis.Students who wish to apply to the University of Delaware Honors Program must be full-time matriculated University of Delaware students and have a minimum 3.40 cumulative GPA at the University. They must also have completed a minimum of two Honors courses (6 credits) with grades of B or better and submit an application, along with two letters of recommendation from Honors faculty members who have taught you and given you a final grade in an Honors course. The committee reviews applications twice a year; the deadlines for submitting applications are January 15 and June 15.

Instream Application (current UD students only)

For more information, call the Honors Program Office, (302) 831-1195 or 831-2734. Upon acceptance to the program, students are eligible to work toward the Honors Degree or Honors Degree with Distinction, where available. They may also participate in the extracurricular activities and benefits available to all students in the Honors Program.