Incoming first-year students of outstanding academic achievement and promise will be invited to apply to the Honors Program after their acceptance to the College. Acceptance to the Honors Program is based on multiple criteria, including:
- the Common Application essay, letter(s) of recommendation, high school GPA, ACT, or SAT (optional), and high school record of achievements in leadership, service, the arts, athletics and/or extracurricular activities;
- a short answer response and original essay; and
- potential contributions to the Honors Program community.