Honors Application

Admission and Eligibility

We welcome your application to the Honors College.  Students applying to the Honors College benefit from many opportunities including:

  • Priority registration
  • Seminar and Interdisciplinary courses and activities
  • Undergraduate research and experiential learning
  • Honors housing in Reade Hall
  • Study abroad and exchange with international partners
  • Honors scholarship and stipends

Incoming freshman must meet the following requirements for admission into the Honors College:

  • High School GPA of 3.5 in college preparatory classes
  • Writing sample of past academic achievement and /or honors activities
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or academic advisor
  • SAT and/or ACT scores 

Current students may apply to the Honors College after completing 15 hours with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Transfer students must also have a 3.5 GPA and also submit a letter of recommendation from a previous instructor/professor.

Applications will be accepted until July 1st for the Fall enrollment and November 15th for the Spring enrollment. Submission of an application is not a guarantee of acceptance into the Honors College.  Applicants will be contacted for official acceptance after a review of the application criteria

The Honors College application form is on the Honors Portal at: honors.valdosta.edu 

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  • Honors College
    • Corner of Georgia Ave and Oak St. Valdosta, Georgia 31698
    • Mailing Address
      1500 N. Patterson St.
      Valdosta, GA 31698
    • Phone: 229.249.4894
    • Fax: 229.460.8339
    • Monday-Thursday
      8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
      8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.