Honors Scholar Program

Prospective Students

The Honors Scholars Program invites applications from students who wish to explore the wide array of intellectual traditions and research methods that define a liberal arts education. Honors Scholars have access to a broad slate of multidisciplinary courses and multicultural co-curricular activities. They are among the first students to register for courses each semester, ensuring schedules that facilitate their studies and interests. In addition, they receive priority housing in Finch Hall, located on the Kester International Promenade, in the heart of campus.

Admission into the Honors Scholars Program

  1. Incoming freshmen will be eligible for membership in the Honors Scholars Program if they possess a high school GPA of 3.45 or higher and a combined math and verbal SAT score of 1310 or higher or ACT score of 28 or higher.
  2. Any current student may apply for the program after the start of the second semester of his/her first year. Contact the Honors Scholars Program Director for additional information.
  3. Recommendation for program admission will be based on the review of all application materials by the Honors Scholars Program committee.

How to Apply

To be considered for membership into the Honors Scholars Program, you must first submit your High Point University undergraduate admissions application.

If you would like to be considered for HPU’s Honors Scholars Program, please complete your application through Slideroom by March 1.


The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

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