Application for Current UD Students

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.

Summer 2021

Students who wish to apply to the University of Delaware Honors College must be full-time matriculated University of Delaware students and h 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 summer 2021 deadline is June 15. (Note: There is a grace period for the faculty recommendations. They will be accepted after June 15th if needed. Please let know when to expect the recommendations if after the 15th.)

Application available here. 

Applications are reviewed twice a year; the deadlines for submitting applications are January 15 and June 15.

Starting in Fall 2021, new application requirements will be in place. Details coming soon.

For more information, contact the Honors College Office at or (302) 831-1195. Upon acceptance to the College, 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 College.