PLANNING TO VISIT THE HONORS PROGRAM?
APPLY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE HONORS PROGRAM
Students interested in applying to the UD Honors Program should first complete their application to the University of Delaware, either through The Common Application or the Coalition application. When prompted, indicate your interest in the UD Honors Program on either application. For more information on UD application requirements, click here. To apply to UD, click here.
The priority deadline to apply to the UD Honors Program is Jan. 15. Applications received after Jan. 15 will be considered as space is available. Decisions for the Honors Program are sent separately from the offer of admission to UD.
Within 48 hours of submitting your UD application, you will be emailed instructions on setting up your student portal, My Blue Hen Home. There, you will notice a link directing you to the honors application, which includes an additional essay. To review the essay prompts that appear on the honors application, see below.
To apply to the UD Honors Program, you will be asked to write an essay answering each of the following prompts.
Question 1: Creating a community is a hallmark of the Honors Program. Outside of academic pursuits, please tell us a few ways you intend to contribute to the Honors community (300 words or less).
Question 2: The Honors Program values a talented and diverse student body. Please tell us five interesting facts about you (50 words or less).