Go above and beyond in your studies.

The Honors Program is open to hardworking, intellectually curious students who want to grow as thinkers and as leaders.

You will work with challenging material and apply what you learn on campus and within the community.

Benefits of Being an Honors Student

Being an Honors Student can enhance your college experience, your social life, and your future. It may also lead to additional financial support and allows you to participate in Honors-related events.

Honors Courses, Curriculum, and Activities

Honors classes are exciting courses where instructors encourage knowledge sharing. Students learn to think independently and see the world in new ways. Instructors and advisors are on hand to answer your questions, and conversations with your Honors peers help expand your horizons.

After Honors

Open up new possibilities for a career, a four-year degree, or both. Honors students can attend resume workshops and participate in information sessions about transfer institutions and scholarships.

Our Honors partner four-year institutions include:

  • American University
  • Catholic University
  • Goucher College
  • Howard University
  • St. Mary’s College
  • Towson University
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Washington College

Honors Eligibility

We encourage part-time and full-time students who have a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average to apply to the Honors Program, no matter what you want to study. We consider both your college placement examination and high school or college grade point GPA as part of our acceptance process.

Interested in Applying?

We accept applications all year-round. Find out what you need to do to join the Honors Program, and start on your application.