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Virtual Tour of the Honors College at the University of Houston

Take a virtual tour and join us at the Honors College at the University of Houston.
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Prospective Students

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    Apply Now!

    The Honors College welcomes applications from students entering the University of Houston as freshmen, students enrolled at the University for one or several semesters and students transferring from other colleges and universities.
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    Visit Us!

    There's no substitute for seeing the University of Houston for yourself. We encourage prospective students and their families to meet faculty and staff and see the campus. Prospective students have several opportunities to visit the Honors College — the Cougar Preview, one of our High School Senior Open Houses or an Individual Visit!
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    Why Honors?

    The Honors College is a community where motivated students learn and grow together. We provide the personal support and advantages of a small liberal arts college together with the rich resources and diversity of a large metropolitan university.
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    What are the Honors application deadlines?

    What kind of supporting materials do you need to apply?  

    What about financial aid?

    Or, what if you've already been admitted?

    Admitted? Find out about orientation and retreat.

Honors by the Numbers

  • Top 10Top Ten Honors Program in the Nation
  • 34Incoming National Merit and Tier One Recipients
  • 667Fall 2023 Incoming Students
  • 8Fulbright Recipients

Phi Beta Kappa

The Honors College proudly houses the
nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society.

The Human Situation

The Human Situation is the gateway course of the Honors College,
a year-long welcome to the world of ideas.