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Prospective University Honors Program Students

If you are interested in the University Honors Program, you're likely a student who enjoys academic and intellectual challenges, seeks to develop your leadership potential and feels motivated to achieve more as a professional and contributor to your community. Honors students also come from a wide range of academic interests and pursue a variety of majors.

The program offers a set of distinctive benefits for Honors students, including:

  • Individualized advising
  • Honors-only and/or cross-listed courses with smaller class sizes taught by key faculty
  • Priority status for course registration
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Experiential learning opportunities for college credit
  • Honors peer mentoring through SLU's Leaders for Involvement, Networking and Knowledge (LINK) program
  • Community-building programming by the Honors Student Association
  • Leadership and governing opportunities on student boards and groups
  • Residence hall floor Learning Community dedicated to Honors students
  • Two Honors First-Year course cluster options for students in the Learning Community

Hear From Current Students About the Honors Experience 
Learn first-hand about the benefits of the University Honors Program from current students and find out how it has made an impact on their academic, personal and professional life.

Discover the Courses You'll Take 
The holistic education offered by the University Honors Program encompasses several different kinds of courses, including special discussion-oriented seminars, Honors-only sections of core courses and supplemental assignments for Honors credit.

Connect with the SLU Community 
The University Honors Program provides residence hall Learning Community opportunity along with accompanying course-cluster options, and the Honors Student Association helps you build connections with your peers while offering opportunities for leadership and mentorship.

Ready to Apply?
You can find more information on applying to the University Honors Program at the link above.

As a freshman in the Honors program, I immediately felt like I had a sense of community. Everyone in the program is very similar but also very different because we are diverse in our majors and activities.

Paul - sophomore, pre-med biology. Hear what other Honors students are saying.
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