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Application Information

The University Honors Program invites applications from incoming freshman, incoming transfer students and current RMU students.  The University Honors Program is designed for the full-time student who will enroll in the on-ground honors curriculum.

Incoming Freshman

The online application portal for 2015 can be accessed here beginning in January.  Review of applications begins March 1, with decisions being announced after April 1.  After the decision date, applications may continue to be reviewed until all positions are full.  Priority consideration is given to students with excellent high school records, including SAT scores of 1200 or higher (combined critical reading and math), cumulative GPAs of 3.5 or above and graduation at or near the top of their class.  

Current RMU Students

Current RMU first year students with at least a 3.5 RMU GPA and between 15 and 30 credits at the end of their first semester will be invited to apply to the honors program in January for the upcoming fall semester.  Review of applications begins on March 1.

Transfer Students

Incoming transfer students who have completed at least 30 credits with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are invited to apply to the honors program. In addition to the quality of the transfer application, consideration of the type of transfer institution (e.g. two-year, four-year, technical), consideration of previous participation in an Honors Program, amount and type of honors work completed and the feasibility of completing the RMU Honors curriculum will be taken into account.  Instructions on how to apply will be available on this site in December.