How to Apply
All incoming freshmen interested in becoming members of the Honors College must complete an undergraduate admissions application to Kent State University. Acceptance into the Honors College is by invitation and is based upon the Honors College eligibility criteria.
Admissions Requirements & Eligibility
- 3.60 minimum cumulative high school GPA
- 27 ACT Composite or
1210 SAT Critical Reading & Math
Letters of invitation to the Honors College are sent by mail approximately one week after notification of admission to Kent State University. Invited students must also submit an electronic application to the Honors College, which includes two required essays. The invitation will include information for submitting this application.
- Students must apply to Kent State University by January 15.
- Honors application materials must be submitted no later than February 1.
The Honors College is at the center of Kent State University's tradition of providing special attention to undergraduates with outstanding intellectual and creative ability.